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508 Participates in SWR's Operation Rattlesnake Roundup

Seniors and cadets from 508 answered the challenge from Southwest Region for all units to participate in Operation Rattlesnake Roundup today. Our goal was to fly 4 hours of air sorties and 25 miles of vehicle ground sorties. Two aerial photo missions, and an ELT beacon practice search with van...
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508 Aircrew Participate in Labor Day Weekend Lake Havasu PSAR

Over the Labor Day weekend, 508 aircrew flew 7 sorties in support of the annual Lake Havasu PSAR. Over 10,000 boaters flock to the lake for the holiday weekend and CAP provides an Incident Command Post and air assets to support US Coast Guard and local law enforcement first responders....
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508 Comm Officer Awarded CAP Achievement Medal

508's Communication Officer, Maj Scotty Haskell, was recently awarded the CAP Achievement Medal for excellent performance as a Mission Radio Operator (MRO) during the May Southwest Region EVALEX. He performed radio relay and other duties for Tango command out of our hangar via CAPLink VHF and HF radios. Arizona Wing...
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508 Visited by USAF SWR Liaison

The new CAP-USAF Southwest Region Liaison, Maj Zachary Cook USAFR, visited Squadron 508 at this evening's meeting. He witnessed our composite safety meeting, a cadet promotion, and opening/closing formations. He also inspected our aircraft, van, facility, comm center, and conducted interviews with squadron staff. He was very impressed by the...
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508 Aircrew Participates in AZ WINTEX19

A recent heavy snow storm covering the majority of northern and eastern Arizona predicated the AZ Wing Commander's decision to activate all available CAP aircraft across the state to locate any stranded vehicles or other distress situations in the affected mountainous areas. Today, aircrew members from 508 flew a 3.5hr...
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