O-Ride Weekend July 27-28, 2019 – Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg Civil Air Patrol is excited to announce the upcoming O-Ride Weekend. Our plan is to have 3 planes and to conduct flights and flight line marshaling on Saturday and Sunday July 27-28, 2019 Preference will be given based on factors such as age and previous O-Rides. Those close to age 18 will get the …

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Lynchburg in the Virginia Legislature!

On February 6, 2019 five cadets from the Lynchburg Composite Squadron joined 17 others in participating in the first ever Virginia Legislative Day in our state’s capital in Richmond.  C/Capt Cornelia Fassero acted as the coordinator for Lynchburg’s participation in the event, and helped send out emails of information about the event, including transportation details. …

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Color Guard Training Weekend

LynchburgCAP wants to ensure that all cadets interested in learning how to operate as Guard Team members have ample opportunity to do so. Its not always possible to get to the Squadron building early on Mondays, and we understand! If you have been interested in training as a Guard Team member, this is your opportunity! …

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Flag Day Guard Event at Runk and Pratt

Lynchburg recently had the opportunity to help the residents and staff of Runk and Pratt-Liberty Ridge celebrate Flag Day! This was quite an honor because some of these residents served in the military. One of the ladies there was one of the first females in the USAF, and she served valiantly as a nurse for …

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The Great Capsby

  In April, Lynchburg CAP celebrated its 4th Annual Awards Banquet and Gala, this year dubbed The Great Capsby. So many CAP members dedicated themselves to this event, and many of our Cadets and Senior Members would be honored. We had an incredible guest speaker in Lynchburg City Sheriff Don Sloan, and members of Wing …

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LynchburgCAP Welcomes Home our Vietnam Veterans

    In what many would consider a gesture long overdue, the City of Lynchburg recently held a Welcome Home event for its Vietnam Era Veterans. The event was held at the newly built Heritage High School, and it was supported by HHS JROTC, LU AFROTC, and Lynchburg Composite Squadron.  Lynchburg CAP Honor Guard was …

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Memorial Day Flag Event

  Each year, LynchburgCAP is honored to help serve alongside Delegate Scott Garrett as we place small flags in the neighborhoods in our community. This is done ahead of the Memorial Day weekend to remind folks why we honor this holiday, and to hold dear the sacrifice our countrymen and women have made so that …

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