U.S. Air Force

10:22am

Thu May 16, 2013
Local

Civil Air Patrol's Texas Wing set for first disaster drill in Nacogdoches

The Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol will undergo its semiannual evaluation this weekend by the U.S. Air Force. For the first time, this exercise will be carried out at the Texas Wing’s new headquarters in Nacogdoches, Texas. Capt. David McCollum of Spring, Texas, said the Air Force will evaluate the Texas Wing’s search and rescue response and a how it functions in a natural disaster scenario. He estimates about 70 members of the Civil Air Patrol will participate in the mock drill.

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9:46am

Tue April 24, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A generational connection to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Fighter Group

Commentator Gary Joiner salutes airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing, and explains how his career pursuit was shaped by World War II pilots.