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Pilot Prep Program: ‘Right answer for the Air Force’

The new Air Force initiative to fill the need for military pilots was forged by Brig. Gen. Christopher M. Short, director of the Aircrew Crisis Task Force at the Pentagon. It’s one of many Total Force partnerships between the Air Force and its longtime auxiliary, CAP.

Lt. Col. Ken Curell (center) of CAP’s Ohio Wing is flanked by two Pilot Prep Program students – Air Force 1st Lts. Sherry Meadows, assigned to Aviano Air Base, Italy, and Makenna Elliott, assigned to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (Civil Air Patrol photo by Ron Olienyk)

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