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  Kristi Carr has been writing for the Civil Air Patrol for seven years, as both a freelancer and Public Affairs staff member at National Headquarters. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, she has written extensively for a public school system in New York and for various state, regional and national associations. Contact her at


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June 17, 2014

What makes a legend? That’s a question probably above my pay grade and beyond my scope. I did, however, this week have a conversation with someone who is part of a legend -- Robert Arn, one of Civil Air Patrol’s legendary World War II subchasers. A little background So, what's...

May 26, 2014

CAP Lts. Addis A. Alston (left) and Paul J. Little hold a practice bomb, incribed "To Adolf's Subs," circa 1942 at Coastal Patrol Base No. 16 in Manteo, N.C.. Photo courtesy of Dare County Regional Airport, Manteo, N.C.  A fair amount of my time over the past four years has...

May 12, 2014

To borrow a line from the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, “Who are those guys anyway?” When the Civil Air Patrol receives the Congressional Gold Medal later this year, it will find itself in the good company of patriots, inventors, scientists, artists, healers, explorers, religious leaders, sports figures,...

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