Florida County Declares Civil Air Patrol Month
Friday, December 23, 2016
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St. Johns County Commissioner Jay Morris presents Capt. Al Uy with a proclamation recognizing the 75th Anniversary of CAP and declaring December 2016 as Civil Air Patrol month.

By Capt. Dennis Maloney, Fruit Cove Cadet Sq., Florida Wing
St. Johns County, Fla.--
St. Johns County declared December as Civil Air Patrol Month when it presented a proclamation to Fruit Cove Cadet Squadron Commander Capt. Al Uy in recognition of Civil Air Patrol’s 75th Anniversary.

“It’s an honor to receive this on behalf of our squadron,” said Capt. Uy when he received the proclamation from Commissioner Jay Morris. “We are so fortunate to have such a great group of cadets and senior members who continue the CAP tradition.”

The ceremony was organized by St. Johns County Communication Director Michael Ryan and Fruit Cove Cadet Squadron Public Affairs Officer Dennis Maloney.
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Reviewed by: Maj. Dennis Maloney
Syndicated to: Florida Wing, Cadet Programs
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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 57,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. CAP also plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to 24,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. Visit www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com for more information.
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