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2023 Summer AKWG Encampment

Another summer encampment draws to a close, as we look forward to students returning to encampment as cadre or as part of an Advanced Training Flight (ATF) to continue their education and training. Cadets that graduate encampment are the future leaders in the Cadet Program.

Medical Orientation Training School NCSA

C-MSgt C Schmidt Medical Orientation Training School NCSA Jul 23.

In July, CAP C/MSgt Caitlynn Schmidt attended the 10-day MOTS National Cadet Special Activity, class 2308, located at the TXWG HQ in Nacogdoches, TX

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Alaska Wing Assists US Coast Guard

From July 25 through August 1, 2023, three CAP AK Wing members and pilots assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with air transportation relocation flights to communities around Nome, Alaska. Two GA8 aircraft were flown from Anchorage to Nome.  Including the relocation flights, CAP flew 25 sorties for this Nome Mission.

Reverse Thrust

The C-130 landing in Eagle, Alaska.  Eagle is on the Yukon River and was destination for gold rush crowds headed to Dawson City. This is a gravel and dirt runway, when the C-130 uses reverse thrust-er it creates quite a dust storm (Photo: Harry White)

National Cadet Color Guard Competition

In 2023, the Kodiak Composite Squadron sent two cadets to National Blue Beret in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. 

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