United States 2019

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Internationals Arrive in Washington DC – Meet and Greet with all internationals.

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Tours of the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Monuments at the Washington, DC, Mall

Thursday 25th July 2019

Tours of the Udvar-Hazy Museum, Air Force Memorial and the Marine Corp War (Iwo Jima) Memorial

Friday 26th July 2019

Internationals Depart to Host Regions – Land in Kalispell, Montana, settle into hotel (if time permits before dinner), welcoming banquet at local diner hosted by Rocky Mountain Region Commander, and briefing on 10-day itinerary.

Saturday 27th July 2019

Orientation flights at Glacier Jet Center. Cadets will fly in CAP Cessna 182s, as well as Bell 429 helicopter, Cessna Mustang, and WWII T-6. When cadets are on the ground waiting for their next flight, they will practice radio communication with CAP cadet

Sunday 28th July 2019

Farewell ceremony from local squadron, then travel into Glacier National Park via historic Going-to-the-Sun Road. Lunch in park, then travel to Great Falls, MT, home of Malmstrom AFB, one of three nuclear ICBM bases in the USA. Worship opportunities will

Monday 29th July 2019

C-130 rides at the local Air National Guard base, the 120th Airlift Wing, hosted by former CAP cadet-turned-navigator. Windshield tour of the nuclear missile field en route to Bozeman, MT. Dinner hosted by Montana Wing Commander local CAP squadron.

Tuesday 30th July 2019

Travel into Yellowstone National Park, WY, and see Old Faithful Geyser erupt (it erupts every 1.5 hours). Tour provided by CAP member who works in the park, followed by lunch in the park. Travel into Idaho Falls, ID, for welcome banquet by Idaho Wing Comm

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Relaxing morning in world-famous Lava Hot Springs & Waterpark. Travel into Utah, the home of the Great Salt Lake and host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Stop by Golden Spike National Historical Site where the transcontinental railroad was joined and complet

Thursday 1st August 2019

Visit the Air Force history museum at Hill AFB, and tour of historic Salt Lake City. Travel to Park City, home of the Sundance Film Festival. Dinner with local CAP squadron.

Friday 2nd August 2019

Visit of Goblin Valley State Park, known for its thousands of hoodoo rocks, known as “goblins.” Farewell ceremony with Utah Wing cadets, then travel into Colorado.

Saturday 3rd August 2019

Visit Grand Junction, CO, and spend the morning visiting the canyons and mesas of the Colorado National Monument with the local CAP squadron. Travel to Buckley AFB to tour the 460th Space Wing, housing the giant “golf ball” antennae used for space operati

Sunday 4th August 2019

Whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, lunch at the rafting site, then return to Colorado Springs. Farewell banquet at the USAF Academy.

Tuesday 6th August 2019

Pentagon City shopping mall, Tour of Air and Space Museum, Group Debrief

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Depart Washington DC, return to home country

Monday 5th August 2019

Return to Washington D.C. from Host Regions – Depart from either Denver International Airport (DEN) or Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

Major General (CAP) Mark Smith
Commander CAP
Civil Air Patrol

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Lieutenant Colonel Peggy Myrick
National Director
Civil Air Patrol

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Ms. Wendy Hamilton
National Program Manager
Civil Air Patrol

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