Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol steps up for Illinois member with endometrial cancer

Just when you think you know what Civil Air Patrol is all about, you will read a true story like the one below of members coming to the aid of another member in need.  This touching story is shared by Colonel Joseph King, Great Lakes Region, director of public affairs.

ILLINOIS — Lewis Composite Squadron, the Romeoville-based unit of the Civil Air Patrol, is stepping up to help one of its own. Members of the squadron are hoping to ease the financial strain on Homer Glen resident and CAP member Capt. Mary Jo O’Connor, who has been battling a second round of endometrial cancer for over six months. Click here to learn how members of the Lewis squadron are trying to help O’Connor and her family.
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