After years of working as a juvenile probation officer in South Carolina, Zakiya Esper became increasingly alarmed by the gap in support services for the teens she served...
Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 75 Years of Service to South Carolina
Seventy-five years ago, President Harry Truman signed into law the incorporation of Civil Air Patrol as a nonprofit organization.
The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations.
Three primary mission areas were set forth at that time: aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services.