In accordance with CAPR 36-1, a copy of this letter should be posted at every unit location or made available to all members in the unit. Additionally, commanders at every level will ensure that the CAP Nondiscrimination Policy is briefed to all members within their respective commands, as required by CAPR 36-1. To download a PDF of the letter, please click here.
5 August 2016



SUBJECT: Nondiscrimination

1. Civil Air Patrol is committed to equality of opportunity in offering access to its educational and operational programs and activities. Nondiscrimination and diversity are critical to our success as an organization.

2. CAP provides an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members and ensures that educational, membership and operational decisions are based on each individual’s abilities and qualifications.  Consistent with this practice and applicable laws, it is CAP policy not to discriminate in offering access to its programs and activities, or with respect to membership terms and conditions, on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, or disability. This policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.

3. Commanders at all levels are responsible for ensuring that members under their command are aware of and adhere to CAP’s nondiscrimination policy.

4. Allegations of violations of the CAP Nondiscrimination Policy will be sent to the Equal Opportunity Officer (EOO), Lt Col Walter Vertreace. Submission of allegations and/or complaints directly to the CAP/EOO will not be considered a violation of the chain of command.

a. Those wishing to submit a discrimination complaint should review CAPR 36-2 for procedures and guidance. Additional guidance may also be obtained by contacting the EOO.

b. The CAP/EOO can be contacted at, (267) 971-9442, or by writing to Equal Opportunity Officer, 105 South Hansell Street, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112.

5. Any questions concerning this policy should be directed to the CAP/EOO.



Major General, CAP

National Commander



CAP 75th Tribute Video

August 24, 2016

CAP NHQ has published a tribute video that was first presented at the National Conference in Nashville. Not only does it present a stirring overview of our 75 year-history and legacy of service but also engagingly depicts senior members and cadets carrying out our present-day missions.  Highlights focus on our core missions – Emergency Services, […]

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CAP begins transition from BDU woodland to current AF ABU uniform

May 6, 2016

You heard it here first folks. ABU’s in CAP are authorized as of 15 June 2016! That said, DO NOT GO BUY THEM YET! The USAF will be sending every Wing a lot of these from their surplus stocks. Logistics should receive them at the Wing and will then distribute them to the units. Once […]

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NCR Change of Command

April 26, 2016

  Colonel Robert Todd, Commander, North Central Region Civil Air Patrol, will be relinquishing command of the North Central Region to Colonel Regena Aye at the Kansas Wing Conference, 27-29 May 2016.  All Civil Air Patrol. members are invited to attend.  Conference information is listed below. The Kansas Wing Conference for 2016 registration is now […]

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Civil Air Patrol – Celebrate 75 years of service to America

March 15, 2016

The North Dakota Wing annual conference is scheduled for April 1st – 3rd 2016 in West Fargo ND. It is a very special conference this year featuring our kick off of the celebration of the 75 year anniversary of the historic creation of CAP in December of 1941. The conference will be conducted as normal […]

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NDWG Hosting Squadron Leadership School in Fargo Feb 13th and 14th

January 25, 2016

North Dakota Wing would like to invite all CAP Members to Civil Air Patrols’ Professional Development Squadron Leadership School (SLS) for Senior Members. Here is information about North Dakota Wings’ upcoming Squadron Leadership School. Squadron Leadership School is designed to enhance a senior member’s performance at the squadron level, to increase understanding of the basic function […]

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North Dakota Wing earns a SAVE

October 22, 2015

Canoeing and Kayaking are very popular outdoor activities; but what do you do when calm waters quickly turn to four and five foot waves tipping your vessel? This past Sunday Oct 11 2015, the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center assisted local authorities in the search for a missing canoeist on Lake Audubon, ND. Local authorities […]

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