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Government Relations and Legislative Affairs Team for
Congressional and State Legislative outreach.
The NJWG Government Relations and Legislative Affairs Team publishes a Legislative Update each March. Click the image above to view a sample of the publication, which provides a detailed description of the Legislative Objectives.
On December 1st 2016, Civil Air Patrol Celebrated its 75th Anniversary of being Founded by NJ Director of Aviation, Gill Robb Wilson and others, on December 1, 1941 by Presidential Order of Franklin D. Roosevelt and subsequent Act of Congress for the Civil Defense of the United States less than a week before the attack on Pear Harbor, December 7, 1941.
WAYNE G. FOX, Lt. Col, CAP
Government Relations Advisor, NER
CAP Legislative Day
NJWG CAP members meet with Congressional Members
in Washington, D.C. - Photo by C/SSgt Stephen Sutter.
NJWG Government Relations
New Jersey Wing Headquarters
Civil Air Patrol - NJ Wing
PO Box 16099
Joint Base MDL, NJ 08641-6099
The Civil Air Patrol WWII Members were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 10, 2014, for their extraordinary service during World War II.
The obverse features two CAP volunteers–one male and one female–watching the skies. In the background, a tanker is escorted by CAP planes overhead. Inscriptions are “CIVIL AIR PATROL” and “1941-1945.”
The reverse depicts a partial laurel wreath, representing honor and service, surrounding CAP insignia’s. Inscriptions are “HONOR,” “CIVILIAN VOLUNTEERS WHO FLEW ARMED & HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS,” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2014.”
ZACHARY Z. KING, Captain, CAP
Assistant Government Relations Advisor