Civil Air Patrol: Pancake breakfast Saturday

Published on Thursday, 1 May 2014 23:40 - Written by From Staff Reports

The Tyler Civil Air Patrol’s pancake and waffle breakfast is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at its headquarters, 1594 Dixie Drive, Tyler Pounds Regional Airport.

The air patrol is an auxiliary of the Air Force that assisted the military in defending the home front during World War II and was congressionally chartered in 1951. Air patrol missions include the Cadet Program, Operations (Emergency Services) and Aerospace Education.

The Tyler Composite Squadron holds fundraising events that help fund training for seniors and cadets in the Incident Command System, Communications, Ground and Aerial Search and Rescue Techniques and Citizens Emergency Response Teams.

For information, call 903-592-2426, Lt. Col. Louis Thomas at 903-561-4764 or Maj. Dick Gilmore at 903-593-8692. The public is invited to attend.