Abuse of Authority

Civil Air Patrol

Cadets & Adults Groomed by Predators

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: This editorial was submitted on July 3rd.] Grooming is now commonly defined as the psychological process of building a dependency relationship in a young person through the establishment of…



CAP Col Dale E. Newell, CAP Col Al Bedgood, CAP Col Richard Greenwood

Gagged in Oklahoma Wing

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: Your individual contributions are very important in piecing together the truth of abuse, bullying and safety and ethics violations of self-aggrandizing Wing, Region and National Commanders.] AuxBeacon received written…


CAP Col Brian L. Bishop

Col Brian Bishop Releases Member Info to Public

By AuxBeacon News Staff CAP Pacific Region Commander, Colonel Brian L. Bishop, has been caught releasing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to the public without member consent. The PCR staff rosters disclose home addresses, phone numbers, emails,…








Civil Air Patrol

Is The Suggestion Box Open?

By Ken | CAP-PAO ListServ — Suggestion from former Unit PAO to National HQ — Hello folks: First by introduction I am a former squadron level PAO (having served over five years in that role)…


Civil Air Patrol

Disappointment in Florida Wing

By Skip Munger | News of the Force And yesterday, News of the Force received the following email message: “We had high hopes and ambitions for the Florida Wing with the newest commander, CAP Col…




CAP Col Jeff Wong

Yet Another Gag Order on CAP Members

By Andrew Walden | Hawaii Free Press The following memo has been sent to all Hawaii Civil Air Patrol Members in the wake of Zayas forgery and Flight Instructor Reprisal: DATE: March 15, 2015 MEMORANDUM…



Civil Air Patrol

Least Favorable Option

By Tom Kettell | The IG Audience Newsletter, Jan 2015 SUI Process Improvements Man-hours per SUI have dropped from an estimated 140 to less than 70 for unit staff and inspection team combined. Col Kettel…