Announcements CAP & More

New Announcement
Registration is Now Open for Field Emergency Services Training (F.E.S.T.) 
2-4 NOV 2018 

Our team is excited to offer another training opportunity supporting Civil Air Patrol's Emergency Services mission! 

- Emphasis will be on minimizing classroom (through efficiency) and MAXIMIZING field time for our ground team training modules!

- Ground Team Instruction continues for trainees! Our Training Agenda is customized for what YOU need, based on tasks yet to complete on your SQTR! Our goal is to advance your task completions, assuming you can demonstrate your new skills!

- SQTRS will be signed off in E-Services after each training event for those tasks successfully demonstrated!

- The Staff members are extremely experienced in the topics to be presented and have decades of instruction under their belts!

The Basics - subject to registration guidelines

Who: Any Wa Wing CAP member desiring to further/refresh their ES skills

What: GTM 3, 2 & 1 - as needs dictate

When: Current fiscal year offerings (2019 to be approved yet) 
and deadlines on the registration page of the link below 

Where: Join us just East of beautiful downtown Granite Falls on 245 acres of FEST heaven! See you there!


Register and mail payment no later than 26 OCT 2018

 go to web page link below for all the specifics!

   Questions can be directed to me (FEST Project Officer) at:

Lt Col Teresia Sayler, CAP
NW Group Emergency Services Officer
(C) 360.951.4030

New Announcement
 9-11 NOV 2018
Camp Robert L. Boucher, Ephrata WA
Washington All Mission Academy
9-11 November
Register Here

Squadron Leadership School
Basic Cadet School
Model Rocketry
Ground Navigation
WAMA 101
Registration closes Friday, 2 Nov at 8pm

Talk to your leaders in the chain of command to get more info

If you decide to go, the rocketry class will fill up fast so 
register NOW.

Check out the schedule, list of classes and register here

And take a look at the classes to be offered later in the year.
WAMA will be held the second weekend each month.

When you register let us know through your chain of command.
If you need a ride to and from WAMA in Ephrata let me know 
so I can schedule our CAP van is needed.

Michael Talley Major, CAP
Arlington Squadron Transportation and 
Communication Officer
Updated Announcement
Washington Wing CAP 
2018 Fall Conference 
17 NOV 2018
Please join us for exciting officer and cadet 
workshops, fun activities, and great food at Civil Air Patrol's Washington Wing Fall Conference and 
Banquet at the Club at McChord Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on November 17, 2018!

Check out the website for session information,
 staff positions  and all other details!

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Ticket sales end November 2, 2018, at 1700 hours.  Don't wait!  

ANNOUNCING: Our special guest, 

Brigadier General Frank S. Goodell, USAF (Ret)

We are excited to announce that Brigadier General Frank S. Goodell, USAF (Ret) will be our guest speaker next month at Civil Air Patrol's Washington Wing Fall Banquet!

Brigadier General Frank S. Goodell was commissioned through 
the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1955 upon graduation from Ohio State University.

The General is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying 
hours, including more than 600 combat and combat support missions flown in the Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic and Southeast Asia. His military decorations and awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Air 
Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation 
Medal with oak leaf cluster, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal 
with service star, Vietnam Service Medal with five service stars, 
Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Republic of Vietnam 
Campaign Medal.

He retired in 1989 as a U.S. Air Force Brigadier General and 
now volunteers as the Scholarship Chairman for the Order of Daedalians, Cascade Flight 22 at McChord Field. (full bio)

Fall Conference Updates
Check out these exciting updates regarding next month's Washington Wing Fall Conference and 
Banquet at Joint Base Lewis-McChord! 

Major Bradley J Naas, Oregon Wing Director of Aerospace Education will be co-hosting the Aerospace Education Technician Workshop with Washington Wing's own Director of Aerospace Education, Major Carl A Lindberg!

Also added to the schedule:
A Professional Development & Personnel session will be 
hosted by Washington Wing Director of Professional Development, Lt Col Edwin A Keeney and Washington 
Wing Director of Administrator and Personnel Officer, 
Lt Col Keith J Weber.

Hosted by:
Washington Wing Director of Aerospace Education, 
Maj Carl A Lindberg

Oregon Wing Director of Aerospace Education, 
Maj Bradley J Naas

Hosted by:
Washington Wing Assistant Inspector General, 
Lt Col Randolph C Fish

Hosted by:
Washington Wing Director of Operations, Maj Ralph Black

Hosted by:
Washington Wing Director of Professional Development, 
Lt Col Edwin A Keeney
Washington Wing Director of Administrator and Personnel Officer, Lt Col Keith J Weber
Check the Schedule for details.

To modify an existing registration, click Manage.

Ticket sales end November 2, 2018, at 1700 hours. Don't wait!

Frequently Asked Questions:
Does this conference count for Level III?
Click here to see the answer.

We'll see you there! 
WAWG CAP Conference Planning Committee

Upcoming Basic Inland SAR Course!

Presented by:
The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
Tyndall AFB, FL

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
Convergence Zone

Tuesday 6 November - Wednesday 7 November

This course provides a basic, broad-brush overview of search 
and rescue from a federal perspective. The AFRCC is a unique agency with tools and capabilities to help in your search and 
rescue operations. 
 This course touches on:
- An introduction to the AFRCC
- Resources and capabilities
- Mission types
- The FAA
- Distress beacons
- Overdue aircraft
- Search theory
- Mission operations
- Legal issues in SAR
- Media
- Family
- Then culminates with a table-top exercise

Email LT Alex “Chubes” Castillo- 
with Your Name, Organization, Email, Phone #, and whether 
or not you have base access

Come join us, have fun and meet other SAR professionals.

Additional Emergency 
Services Training 
 Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM daily
Pierce County Emergency Operations Center Advanced Technologies Education Center (ATEC)
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 to Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily (working lunch both days)
Monique Rabideau
Manager WSDOT SW Region IRT TMC & EOC 
D: 360 905 2198 C: 360 601 3079
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 to Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
Washington State EMD Aviation Drive, Building 20B Second Floor, Flood Room Camp Murray, WA 98430
Justin Fordice 
Washington State EMD Training Program Supervisor
(253) 512-7056

POC for all SAREXs is Maj Hal Hack, 360.690.5765, 
Information also provided by: Maj Brett Knapp

CAP Response Fund
Assistance by Our Members 
for Our Members
Civil Air Patrol members’ rich 76-year history of providing disaster relief and emergency services is second to none. 
Today, you are prepared for another very important national mission — Hurricane Florence damage assessment and humanitarian relief efforts. 

As we work together as ONE CAP to support and assist our fellow Americans, we must also never forget about our own — the 
needs of CAP’s members affected by this storm. 

Hundreds of members of our CAP family are sheltering in place, 
not knowing what they will face when they return home. In 
addition, the ability to buy groceries, cover basic needs such as transportation and lodging, and meet deductibles while insurance 
or federal assistance is processed can be significant. 

I have received calls and emails from many of you asking, “How 
can I help?” 

It is my honor to introduce the “CAP Response Fund,” created
by our members for our members who need help in times of crisis. The fund is also open to squadrons in need of assistance during recovery.

Today, one of our members pledged to match every dollar 
donated to the fund, up to $1,000. This means if you donate
 $10, the fund will receive $20. Donate $25, the response fund receives $50. 

Please consider making a gift today. It’s easy, follow this link
to complete the online donation form. 

One hundred percent of every dollar donated will be used to assist our members who are victims of disaster. 

I am pleased to extend our proud history of genuine caring and compassion for the members of our communities across America
to the members of our own CAP family. Please join me in this 
journey of taking care of our own. 

Warm regards, 
Mark Smith 

P.S. Every donation, large or small, will make a difference in 
the lives of our fellow CAP members. 

Please Call CAP’s Development Team at:
833-IAM-4CAP or 833-426-4227 
Prefer to mail a donation by check? 
CAP Development, 105 S. Hansell St., Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

Wreaths Across America 
2018 Fundraising Opportunity
Our unit will receive $5 for donations made through our respective unit Wreaths Across America donation link. 

Please share the importance of Wreaths Across America on your personal social media accounts and make sure to let everyone know our unit will receive $5.oo for donations made through our link as follows: 

Please Use the hashtags #CivilAirPatrol #WAWGCAP #WAA2018 to your post!

Civil Air Patrol Members To Honor Fallen Service Members at Wreaths Across America Remembrance Ceremony

McChord Field -- Members of Civil Air Patrol’s Washington 
Wing invite the public to sponsor remembrance wreaths for placement on the graves of veterans at Tahoma National Cemetery (Kent, Wash.) on December 15, to honor those who served the U.S. as well as current military members. 

Sponsors can even designate where the wreaths will be laid in the local community. The wing’s efforts coincide with Wreaths Across America tributes occurring simultaneously across the nation, including Arlington National Cemetery, where the initiative began 
23 years ago with the placement of 5,000 wreaths donated by 
Morrell Worcester, owner of Harrington, Maine’s Worcester Wreath Co. In 2006, Worcester and his family formed Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit initiative that recognizes the courage and sacrifices of U.S. veterans by placing wreaths on the graves of the fallen during the year-end holiday season.

As a major partner in Wreaths Across America, CAP has adorned memorials and veterans’ graves with evergreen wreaths to make sure the sacrifices of the nation’s soldiers are not forgotten. 
Donate Wreaths Across America ceremonies are conducted largely by 
CAP wings and squadrons with the help of veterans’ organizations; private citizens; the Maine State Society of Washington, D.C., which annually assists with the laying of wreaths at Arlington; and the Patriot Guard Riders.

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. 
In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually. CAP’s 60,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. In addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 25,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. 
Visit: or for more information.

Locally, Washington volunteers operate a fleet of 23 vehicles and 14 aircraft (Cessna 172s, 182s, and a 206, as well as 2 
Blanik gliders) for inland search and rescue missions and 
cadet orientation flight instruction. The wing is comprised of 
766 adult members (ages 18+) and 706 cadets (ages 12-21), organized into 27 squadrons, who contributed a value of 
$5.4 million in volunteer hours to their local communities and the citizens of Washington in 2017. 

Visit: for more information.

FAPA Pilot Job Fairs & Future Pilot Forums
2019 Registration is Now Open!

FAPA is delighted to announce Air Wisconsin as our FAPA Future Pilot Forum Platinum Partner for all 2019 events! They will be doing presentations and hosting roundtables at all FAPA Future Pilot Forums below. They will also be recruiting at all 2019 FAPA Pilot Job Fairs.
Monthly around the U.S.
Attendees may register for FREE to attend in person or
to view the presentations on video later

Next events: 
Saturday, 10/20/18 | Atlanta Hilton
Saturday, 11/10/18 | Honolulu
'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

FAPA Pilot Job Fair
9 AM - 12 PM
FAPA Pilot Job Fairs bring recruiters and job-seeking qualified 
pilots together. Retired pilots, separating military encouraged to attend as well. This is a separate event from the FAPA Future 
Pilot Forum. The Pilot Job Fair is for qualified, job-seeking pilots 
with more than 250 hours (rotor or fixed wing time) who wish to 
speak to recruiters. See which airlines will be recruiting and sign 
up for FREE at

FAPA Future Pilot Forum
1 PM - 6 PM

FAPA (Future and Active Pilot Advisors), the pilot career consulting company and its partners Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air and Air Wisconsin are ‘Building the Pilot Pipeline’ TM by inviting aspiring pilots of all ages including career changers, students (and parents), non-aviation separating military personnel and future pilots of all backgrounds – to FAPA Future Pilot Forums to learn about the pathways to a professional pilot career. School counselors are 
also encouraged to attend to also learn how to talk to students 
about professional pilot careers.

Attendees are invited to attend in person or to view portions of the event via on-demand video later for free. All attendees should pre-register for either format at

Sign up for updates about FAPA Future Pilot Forums:

>Download fliers, web newsletter graphics:
>See recent press at
>See testimonials from past FAPA event attendees.


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Phoenix | 03/23/19.....Las Vegas | April TBD
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Honolulu | 11/16/19.....DFW | 12/14/19

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Glider Operations 
Below you will find links for:
Chehalis and Skagit Bayview
Only Senior Members can allocate slots. 
All personnel including Cadets need to complete the 
SSF/CAP Wing Runner Course and the CAP Aircraft 
Ground Handing Course. 

This will be a fantastic year for Glider Operations and we look forward to your participation. 

Please read all instructions carefully, so not to cause undue cancellations or disappointments.

Chehalis Airport:

Thank you for your patients and we have some soaring to do!

Leading Forward,
Capt Marshall Woodford, CAP
WA Wing Gider Operations
Assistant Manager
(C) 360.620.9954


Arlington Composite Squadron is a 2018 Quality Cadet Unit Award Winner!
Certificates for winning units are being prepared and will be emailed to wing. Additionally units may choose to purchase streamers from Vanguard, available shortly. More information can be found at
Learning Lab for ALL Civil 
Air Patrol Members
Each week, prior to the Wing Staff & Command 
Webinar and Call-In at 1830 hrs, Wing HQ hosts a quick 15-minute web-enabled training or Q&A session ("Learning Lab") for any member to join at 1815 hours, in advance of the regular 1830 call.

This call is *open to ALL Civil Air Patrol members! 

The topic and host changes each week. 

Prior topics have included:
-Managing Your Google Site, hosted by 
2d Lt Ryan Germain, WAWG/IT
-Wreaths Across America 2018, hosted by 
Chaplain (Lt Col) William Adam, WAWG/HCA
-Technically, Working Together, hosted by 
Capt Jessica Jerwa, WAWG/CS
-How To Submit an Award in eServices, hosted by

You can find links to some of these presentations on Capt Jerwa's
section of the Wing page. Capt Jerwa is always looking for new hosts and topics, so please let her know if you have an idea!

Join the call at:
Dial in number: 253-777-4758
PIN: 87984

Learn more at

Squadron Leadership School
(SLS) 10-11 NOV 2018
Washington All Mission Academy
The SLS is part of the Level II of the professional development program for senior members. The primary goal is to prepare members to contribute at the squadron level and provide an understanding of how those operations are an integral part of CAP’s national missions. The SLS is also an excellent way to meet, network, and learn with other CAP officers in an enjoyable, and interactive classroom setting. 

PREREQUISITES: Level 1 and assigned to a specialty track 

UNIFORM: USAF Blues, CAP Corporate, CAP Polo/grey trousers
NO BDUs or Flight suits allowed 

LOCATION: Washington All Mission Academy
Camp Robert L. Boucher (CRLB)
Ephrata Municipal Airport in Ephrata, WA 

10-11 November 2018
Class will start promptly at 0800. Dismissal will be at approx. 1630 each day
Break for lunch at 11:30 

TRAVEL/FOOD: Attendees are responsible for their own travel.
Fee includes: Overnight Stay at Camp Robert L. Boucher, Dining Facility (DFAC)and Food/Hydration 

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is 26 October 2018
Course fee is $45 and registration will be limited to 16 students. 
At least three other activities are scheduled for the same weekend 
so get your registrations as soon as possible. We will develop a stand-by list as well. IF we get enough we will schedule another class. 

HOW TO REGISTER: 1) Submit CAP Form 17 to WAWG HQ 
by email to or mail to the address below: 

Lt Col Ed Keeney
WAWG Director of PD 
1830 Artemis Ridge 
West Richland, WA 99353 

2) Email Course Director Major Jim Kelly with your name, CAPID, grade, unit, 
indicate that you have submitted CAP Form 17 to WAWG HQ 

3) After approval complete WAMA registration (when enabled)
(WAMA is found from WAWG Site select ACTIVITIES, then (Washington All Mission Academy) 

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Course Director.

We look forward to seeing you! 

Squadron PD/CC: If you have a member needing be on a 
SLS staff, contact Course Director. 

Jim Kelly, Major, CAP
Course Director 

Updated Announcement
Oregon Wing Winter Raptor III Encampment
Oregon Wing is hosting an encampment and Advance Training Squadron (Week-long NCO School) this Winter. Attached are two documents. One with all the info about the encampment and application information for students and senior members. The other is specifically for those who are interested in serving as part of the cadet cadre.

Here is some of the quick info:
Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center (near Astoria Oregon)
Students (first timers): 28 Dec 18 - 4 Jan 19
Cadet Cadre & SMs: 26 Dec 18 - 4 Jan 19
$200 for mainland cadets,
$150 for cadet staff
$150 for AK, HI, territories, or overseas cadets.
$0 Executive Cadet Cadre (4 positions), senior members, 
and dining facility cadets (4-5).

Basic encampment and ATS applications will be accepted between 15 SEP and 1 DEC 2018

Registration for ORWG's Winter Raptor III Encampment is now open to basic students and Advance Training Squadron students.

Let me know if there are any questions.
SFO Zachary Lam, CAP
Washington Wing Assistant Director of Cadet Programs
Winter Raptor III Commandant of Cadets

As Cadets of Washington 
Wing; Did you know that you are eligible for a scholarship through the Cadet Character and Leadership Foundation (CCLF)?
 CCLF offers scholarships to hardworking and dedicated CAP cadets who would like financial help to attend leadership focused CAP activities. 

 If you are attending a leadership  related National Cadet  Special Activity or encampment this summer (or any leadership activity at any time of the year for that   matter), the CCLF may grant you a scholarship for a   percentage of the activity cost.  
The application process is extremely simple, and more often 
than not, the CCLF will graciously provide a scholarship. Personally, I have applied for a scholarship through CCLF 
more than once, and was blessed with a scholarship each time.

  If you are interested in applying for a scholarship to help fund
 a leadership focused cadet activity that you are attending this summer, check out the Cadet Character and Leadership Foundation website. If you have any questions about CCLF scholarships, please feel free to contact me.   110% in All We Do!

C/Col Piper R. Phillips, CAP
Cadet Commander, Cascade Falcon XXIII
Assistant Cadet Program Development Officer, 
Washington Wing
Cadet Advisory Council Chair, Pacific Coast Region
(C) 360-669-3000

Did You know...
there's a section of the Washington Wing page that features Scholarship opportunities for Cadets and Officers?

New Announcement
Volunteer Grants / Gift 
Matching Programs & CAP
Employee Volunteer Grants

You can increase the impact of your gift to CAP through an 
employer matching gift program. 
Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees or employees’ spouses to encourage philanthropic 
giving! The matching gift program is great for maximizing your 
dollar, as many employers will match your gift dollar for dollar or 
even triple your gift!

Matching gifts will be allocated to the donor's designation (if requested) unless company policy requires distribution to a 
general fund.

To find out if your employer participates in this program, please 
to your HR department to find out if they have a similar program!

It's almost like getting paid to volunteer!

Vanguard CAP Uniform Page
Custom CAP/Vanguard page to make your online
orders easier.

Please visit the following:

Please let me know if you experience any difficulties with this 
custom link.
2d Lt Kristina Montgomery