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Six Maryland Wing members complete Air Force Space Command Familiarization Course

—Six Maryland Wing members participated in Civil Air Patrol's Air Force Space Command Familiarization Course, held at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., earlier this month. The course provides CAP cadets with an opportunity to learn about Air Force capabilities for space launch and satellite operations.

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Towson cadet appointed to U.S. Coast Guard Academy

—Civil Air Patrol Cadet 1st Lieutenant John-Paul Y. Yalov has accepted an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy Class of 2018. Yalov is a cadet at Maryland Wing’s Towson Composite Squadron.

Maryland Wing's Col. Mary Feik celebrated with "Mary Feik Day" in Montgomery, Ala.

—Col. Mary Feik, one of American aviation’s true living legends and member of Maryland Wing's Annapolis Composite Squadron, enjoyed her first visit to Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, on Friday -- the very day the local mayor proclaimed “Mary S. Feik Day.”

Eight Maryland members attend Cadet Officer School

—Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to America’s youth, begins today at National Headquarters. Eight members from Maryland Wing are participating in this premiere training event.

Popular Maryland Wing member Lt. Col. Bill Duke passes away

—It is with tremendous sorrow that Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol announces the passing of one of our own, Lt. Col. Bill Duke, who died July 17, 2014, after a long and valiant battle. His dedication, commitment and service to our community, state and nation will be sorely missed.

Maryland Wing Band plays to energized health fair attendees at Walter Reed

—Ten members of the Civil Air Patrol Maryland Wing Band brought their instruments and high energy skills to the Third Quarterly Prosperity Fair for the Walter Reed National Medical Center's staff, families, visitors, and patients. Even with a last minute change of location due to forecasted rain the band showed up raring to play for those who serve in the armed forces.