This is a record of stories highlighting instances of Civil Air Patrol Abuse to include sexual abuse, fiscal abuse and abuse of authority in the US Air Force Auxiliary.
CAP-USAF IG Reported Civil Air Patrol Abuses
College Station’s TexGadget takes a look at the testimony of US Air Force Lt Col Allan T. Stein from his book Into the Wild Blue Yonder. He uses current photographs and stories to show that abuses and corruption in Civil Air Patrol have continued since the 1960s and the FBI raid of 1999.
CAP National Commander Reinstates Kansas Officer After Hanging Post
The Hays Daily News reported that Civil Air Patrol’s Jonathan Holder, the former Kansas commander of the 77th Composite Squadron – Emporia, KS, has been cleared to reenlist in the organization even though he said Republican Kansas state Rep. Stephanie Clayton deserved to be executed by “swing[ing] from a tree” for sponsoring a gun control bill.
CAP Kansas Commander Suspended Over Comments on Republican Lawmaker
According to representatives of Civil Air Patrol, Kansas state Rep. Stephanie Clayton is a “bitch [who should] swing from a tree.”
Total Farce Partnership Suppresses IG Complaints
Evidence of one of the many Inspector General Complaints that were intentionally covered up by Gen Carr to help get the Total Force Partnership with the United States Air Force. Gen Carr was used to give a false impression that the corruption reported by Lt Col Allan T. Stein had been cleaned up.
North Carolina Officer Charged with Sex Crimes at Cadet Encampment
Learn how to play “the nervous game” with a Civil Air Patrol pilot and photographer.
Georgia Wing HQ Abuses, Lies & Covers Up
After a sustained finding of abusing and deceiving an incorruptible FAA flight instructor, Richard Greenwood explains that Joe Knight will be taking some “much deserved time off from Civil Air Patrol” to hide his suspension from the membership.
Back-Stabbing Route to CAP National Historian
Verified evidence is presented that CAP National Historian Frank Blazich used the very person who introduced him to Civil Air Patrol to cover up infractions by the CAP Historical Foundation and the personal appropriation of donated artifacts and to back-stab his way into the position.
Cadets & Adults Groomed by Predators
The author observes that “grooming” typically evokes an image of a person not yet of age, a minor, who will be sexually exploited. However, this exact same process takes place in Civil Air Patrol with older officers and young officers, older pilots and younger pilots. The phrase, “he’s being groomed for command” hints that many high ranking CAPsters have been groomed to compromise their integrity, and that many are blackmailing each other.
Shadow Command Forces Out Johnny Dean
Verified evidence is presented of the stress endured by CAP Col Tonya Boylan and the honorable Johnny Dean after the club of CAP pilots, including Al Bedgood and Brett Slagle, were made aware of a ruling against the notion of a shadow, mafia-like “operations chain of command” operating in Civil Air Patrol to intimidate flight instructors from reporting FAA and safety violations to their commanders.
Florida Wing Officers in the Porn Business
Skip Munger at News of the Force does an excellent series on the commander and officers in Florida Wing Civil Air Patrol Cadet Programs and Drug Demand Reduction who don’t seem to understand the Moral Turpitude clauses in CAP regulations.
Fraud, Waste & Abuse at National CAP Headquarters
“It’s very frustrating,” said Col Greg Florey, an Air Force Inspector General assigned to Maxwell Air Base, home of CAP’s national headquarters. “People make complaints and the Air Force is kind of powerless to go in and make any changes.”