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CAP Col Mark Smith

Col Mark Smith Named Next CAP National Commander

By CAP News Southwest Region’s Col Mark Smith Named CAP’s Next CEO/National Commander New Top Senior Leader Will Assume Command at 2017 National Conference in San Antonio Col Mark Smith has been selected as Civil…



CAP Maj Gen Carr, CAP Col Stan Skrabut, CAP Maj Gen Vazquez

Why CAP Members Are Leaving!

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: We received this member “find” on Civil Air Patrol’s membership loss as detailed by a National Public Affairs Officer.  CAP Col Stan Skrabut has missed a few reasons why…


Civil Air Patrol

Basketball Coach Selected as CAP National IG

By AuxBeacon News Staff Recently, CAP Col Cheryl Fielitz-Scarbrough, the MER Inspector General and the Bluefield College Women’s Basketball Coach was selected by the Board of Governor’s as the new CAP National Inspector General. Fielitz-Scarbrough…


The Jayson Altieri Family

CAP BoG Chair Faces Rising Criticism

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: We received the information several days ago, but our staff has been busy traveling over the holiday season.] Attention AuxBeacon, Your effort this year in reporting CAP abuses and reprisals…



Civil Air Patrol

Opposition Growing to CAP’s Halloween Costume

By Skylar Caldwell | LinkedIn News [Editor’s Note: The natives are restless with torches and pitchforks over CAP Col Richard Greenwood’s Frankenstein uniform monster.] ***This article is written specifically for members of Civil Air Patrol,…




Dr James E. Dotherow

CAP National Fundraising Director Exits

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: We received this yesterday and verified the claim. Thank you for your contribution. Before he was let go, James Dotherow was criticized on CAPTalk for soliciting donations from CAP…


Civil Air Patrol

Shuffle Up or Clean House?

By AuxBeacon News Staff The Aux Sentinel, News of the Force and CAP Insights have reported some shakeup news from the National Conference in Nashville. In addressing Civil Air Patrol’s current problems, the mindset among…


Civil Air Patrol

You’re Fired!

By Julie Sentinel According to multiple teams working probes in Nashville, CAP Chief Operating Officer Don Rowland has been “released” by the Board of Governors with time still left on his contract. The CAP Membership…


Civil Air Patrol

Member Action Blackout

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: We received this yesterday and verified the claim with a CAP member. According to page 10 of the CAP Constitution and Bylaws, the rules of practice and procedure, as…



CAP Maj Gen Joe Vazquez, Deborah James

The Total Farce Partnership

By Stephen Losey | Air Force Times [Editor’s Note: Air Force Secretary Deborah James visited the CAP National Headquarters in May to seek new young cadet recruits for the USAF. Her intent was to get…



Civil Air Patrol

Your Taxpayer Dollars at Work in CAP

By AuxBeacon News Staff AuxBeacon has received the following Anonymous contribution. “To whom it may concern, this organization chart may be helpful to your cadre who track taxpayer waste and abuse of members in unpaid…


Civil Air Patrol

CAP Members Critical of Wreaths Across America

By Stacy Johnson | Money Talks News [Editor’s Note: Many of your fellow CAP members are suspicious of Wreaths Across America. Within the past few days, we received several article contributions on CAP Col Dan…