Civil Air Patrol

Wisconsin Wing visits Capitol Hill

IMG_1725On February 25 members from Wisconsin Wing spent the day on Capitol Hill visiting with Senators and Representatives to educate them on the work that Civil Air Patrol does. Cadet Major Olga Boukhvalova, First Lieutenant Natalie Boukhvalova, Colonel Rose Hunt, and Lieutenant Colonel Jack Faas made up the team that partook in meetings with the Members of Congress. Cadet Boukhvalova shared her story of being a CAP cadet and educated lawmakers about the unique role Civil Air Patrol plays.

The team met with ten different legislators, or their staff, during the Hill visits:

  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan
  • United States Senator for Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district Ron Kind
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 7th congressional district Sean Duffy
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district Gwen Moore
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 2nd congressional district Mark Pocan
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 8th congressional district Reid Ribble
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 6th congressional district Glenn Grothman
  • United States Senator for Wisconsin Ron Johnson
  • U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district Jim Sensenbrenner

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