Back to List

Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 75 Years of Service to South Carolina

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi

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.

Categories: 

Tags: 

Facebook comments

Related Posts

Out of the 269 cities and towns across South Carolina, SCETV’s audience voted, selecting Veronica Brown’s submission: “Where is Pumpkintown, SC? What is the town’s history?”...

Every summer the ETV Endowment offers rising juniors and seniors in college the opportunity to complete a 10-week paid internship with South Carolina ETV. Since 1980, the ETV...