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His radiation tech, Skip Munger, and Dr. Talwar his oncologist after his last treatment.

A Salute to Skip Munger

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: With a now unanimous vote of approval from all AuxBeacon editors and staff across the continent, we would like to echo messages being transmitted regarding the service of Chief…

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Former VA Delegate and former Civil Air Patrol National Commander Rich Anderson

Civil Air Patrol’s Richard Anderson Loses in Virginia

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: AuxBeacon has finally received an article on Civil Air Patrol’s Brig Gen Rich Anderson and his Virginia Assembly election defeat that can be published. Many of the other submissions…



Barry Seal, CAP Louisiana Wing

“American Made” CAPs Off This Friday

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: At the request of our readers, AuxBeacon is providing some information about this movie and deceased Civil Air Patrol member Barry Seal.] Question: What’s the difference between a CAP…


CAP Maj Gen Joe Vazquez, CAP Maj Gen Charles Carr

Who Remains in CAP Today (Mostly)

by Ray Hayden | CAP Insights The Civil Air Patrol is continuously losing people… when you lose all of the quality people, you have few choices on who is left, still qualified to do anything,…


Civil Air Patrol

Leadership Critique Censored on CAP Subreddit

By CAP Members | Reddit [Editor’s Note: We received this submission today from an AuxBeacon Reader and a Civil Air Patrol Redditor.] Attention AuxBeacon Editor(s): Your staff and contributors are right on target with regard…


Air Force

Col Blazich Critical of 75th Anniversary Graphic

By AuxBeacon News Staff [Editor’s Note: This morning we received this from an anonymous contact. Thank you for your contribution.] On CAP’s 75th Anniversary, Col Frank Blazich, the CAP National Historian publicly berates National PAO…


Senator John McCain

Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Air Patrol

By General Aviation News Staff Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) has introduced an amendment to the new defense spending bill that would dramatically reduce funding for CAP missions and programs for Fiscal Year 2013. The Senate…


Civil Air Patrol

Pineda Recalls Bay of Pigs Invasion

Aggregated by AuxBeacon News Staff Civil Air Patrol’s Tony Pineda is the son of Dr. Antonio Pineda who was an attorney in Cuba when Castro took over. The elder Tony Pineda fled Cuba with fellow…