Col. Francis S. Gabreski Squadron

Public Affairs

Captain James A. Ridley, II.
Public Affairs Officer
for the
Col. Francis S. Gabreski Squadron
Long Island Group
Asst. New York Wing &
Northeast Region


Welcome to the Col  Francis S. Gabreski Squadron Public Affairs Webpage.
Please Check Back Often
Public Affairs Mission

The CAP Public Affairs Mission, by definition as recorded in CAPP 190 Volume 1 (E), is “To inform internal and external audiences of Civil Air Patrol’s national importance; enable the organization to grow; protect the image and assets of the corporation; and strengthen relationships with key audiences and customers.” 

Here, on this site,  you will find information on Civil Air Patrol, news and events occurring within the squadron,
access to CAP links and documentation for those interested in Public Affairs to utilize.

Contact the PAO/Report a Story

If you would like to request a Public Affairs Officer to cover an event or if you want to report an event or  submit a story for publication,  CLICK HERE

Press Releases

All news received regarding squadron activities is submitted for publication on the NY Wing and CAP National Online News sites to be posted online. 

Visit the PRESS RELEASE PAGE to view them.

Click here for: 
Squadron Photo Albums
Squadron Press Releases

Squadron Media Report

Click Here to see the
nationally televised
featuring the
Col. Francis S. Gabreski Squadron
and the Civil Air Patrol