Certificate of Proficiency List Updated

Thanks to Lt Col Mark Hess, the director of the TeamCAP history site, we now have a much expanded record of Cadet Certificate of Proficiency recipients.  While no master list exists, Lt Col Hess believes over 36,000 cadets earned the award from 1949 through 1963.  He has identified only 1200 recipients so far.

If you earned a Certificate of Proficiency, or if you know someone who has, please help us expand this list.  Submit names and dates (if known) as a comment at the bottom of this post and we will pass this information on to Lt Col Hess to update his roster.  In the meantime, check out TeamCAP.org, the CAP Historical Community website for lots of great information!

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4 comments to “Certificate of Proficiency List Updated”

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  1. George Otto - Jul 12, 2013

    My name is George Otto. My Certificate of Proficiency is dated 9 November 1959. My cadet CAP ID is C81-7203. I was a member of Beaumont Composite Squadron, Beaumont, Texas. I am currently squadron commander for TX442, and previously was squadron commander of FL383. My current CAP ID is 131146.

  2. William B Cheney, III, Lt Col, CAP, SC Wing - Aug 05, 2013

    William B. Cheney, III, Wilton Manners Cadet Sqdn. Flordia Wing June 1963, CAPID at time was C41-8412. Certificate of Proficiency.
    Earhart Award #1278

  3. Bernard Combos - Oct 17, 2013

    Civil Air Patrol, Bolling AFB D.C, Personnel Order 103 extract dated 27 November 1956; Bernard Combos Cadet S/N 91-8515 California Wing awarded the Certificate of Proficiency. Van Nuys Composite Squadron, Van Nuys Ca. Certificate dated 29 November 1956, signed, Chief of Staff USAF Nathan T. Twining and CAP National Commander Walter R. Agee. Proud to be a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

  4. Dr. Allen Kem Fronabarger - Nov 25, 2013

    I received my Certificate of Proficiency on 13 July, 1964 while a member of the Kansas City Squadron. My COP is awarded to Cadet Allen K. Fronabarger, C73-6553 and is signed by Paul Chatsworth, National Commander, Civil Air Patrol and Curtis E. Le May, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force.

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