2019-02-09 / News

Civil Air Patrol steps up training


On hand to accept the computers donated by the CEC of Cameron and Elk Counties were these CAP Squadron 507 cadets and their leaders (from left): front -- Sean Radkowski and Charles Vennard III; middle -- David Reffo, Joy Reffo, Alex Miller, Alex Smith and Alex Brow; back -- Ryan Sharrow, Lou Radkowski and Commander Solomon Reffo. On hand to accept the computers donated by the CEC of Cameron and Elk Counties were these CAP Squadron 507 cadets and their leaders (from left): front -- Sean Radkowski and Charles Vennard III; middle -- David Reffo, Joy Reffo, Alex Miller, Alex Smith and Alex Brow; back -- Ryan Sharrow, Lou Radkowski and Commander Solomon Reffo. A Civil Air Patrol unit serving the local area is upgrading its communications equipment.

Thanks to the donation of computers by the Community Education Center of Cameron and Elk Counties, CAP Squadron 507 will be able enhance learning opportunities at its armory in St. Marys.

Cadets will use the computers to further their educational goals through the Cyber Patriot Program and several other technology-based learning opportunities.

CEC recently upgraded its computer lab and is donating approximately 20 computers to non-profits organizations in Cameron and Elk counties. The Dell computers are equipped with Windows 7 and Open Office. Each includes a monitor, keyboard and mouse.

Other non-profit organizations interested in acquired a computer should call the CEC at 781-3437.

Civil Air Patrol was founded in 1941 to mobilize the nation’s civilian aviation resources for national defense service. CAP now carries out emergency service missions in the air and on the ground.

As an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol searches for the lost, provides comfort in times of disaster, and works to keep the homeland safe.

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