South Dakota Wing
Civil Air Patrol


Volume 80 Issue 8
March 25, 2022

Training Mission

SDANG LoboCivil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing played a crucial part in South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing aerial intercept training March 16. (Read more)

State Conference Recognizes
65 Years as SDWG

SDWG ConferenceThe South Dakota Wing Conference is April 9 at the K Bar S Lodge, near Keystone, S.D. “This annual event brings together members from across the state for a wide range of seminars and workshops about CAP’s operational missions, our youth program, aerospace education, and organizational management,” ... (Read more)


SD CAP Holds State-wide
Training Exercise

SAREX March 2022South Dakota Wing (SDWG), Civil Air Patrol (CAP), held a state-wide training exercise Saturday, March 12. It was a distributed Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) with units, known as squadrons, across South Dakota Wing completing ground team, aircrew, drone, and other emergency services training. (Read more)


Col Michael MarekSouth Dakota Wing is looking for two squadron commanders. Capt. Donny Weiand’s term at Crazy Horse Composite Squadron is concluding this spring, and he has expressed the desire to work in other CAP roles.  Lt. Travis Robinson has stepped down...  (Read more)


Sioux Falls Composite Squadron
Cadets Visit Mid America Museum


Mid America MuseumCadets from Sioux Falls Composite Squadron visited the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation in Sioux City on March 19. (Read more)

Pierre Composite Squadron Cadet
Receives NCO Award from VFW

Cadet T/Sgt OsterkampPierre Civil Air Patrol Cadet C/TSgt Darion D. Osterkamp has received the NCO Citation and Medal Award from the Pierre Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8, in recognition of outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership ability. (Read more)


SDWG Cadet Comp. Rescheduled
Mar 26, Pierre

SDWG Conference
Apr 8-10, K-Bar-S Lodge, Keystone
(Training Leaders of Cadets class, Fri. Apr 8)

NCR Cadet Competition
Apr 8-10, Ft Leonard Wood, Missouri

MNWG/NCR Conference
Apr 22-24, Brainard, MN

May 12, Spearfish

2022 Ellsworth Air & Space Show
May 14-15, Ellsworth Air Force Base

AFRCC Basic Inland SAR Course
June 16-17, Sioux Falls
Register Here

Mountain Flying Clinic
June 18, Spearfish

Joint Dakota Encampment
June 24-July 3, Camp Grafton ANG
Devils Lake, ND

July 9, Brookings

Ground Team Academy
July 23 (Tentative)

CAP National Conference
Aug 25-27, Louisville, KY

AE Weekend
Date/Location TBA


SD-031 - 2nd Lt. James Brown
SD-033 - 2nd Lt. Clinton Haigh


SD-007 - C/Amn Isaiah Metzger 
SD-033 - C/TSgt Charlotte Currington

Miller Flight Promotion Pictures
SD-033 - C/A1C Jeremiah Haigh
SD-038 - C/TSgt Darion Osterkamp 
SD-050 - C/SSgt Skye Timmer
SD-050 - C/SSgt Wyatt Timmer
SD-050 - C/SrA Triston den Hoed
SD-050 - C/A1C Isaac Kappel
SD-050 - C/Amn Julian Smith
SDWG Internal Calendar SDWG Internal Calendar
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