Submission Guidelines and Process
ALL WAWG cadets/officers are encouraged to send in submissions.
Don't wait for a magazine deadline!
Submit your stories as they happen!
Articles submitted to EVERGREEN News will be considered for publication in any of the following places:
Local Air Force Association newsletters and Facebook pages (Seattle and McChord Chapters), and
Did you know you can view the magazine online?
1. Please submit online here (you must log in to your wawg.cap.gov account to use this method -- if you have trouble, sign out of all Google accounts and try again); or
2. Send article and photos via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SINGLE spaces between sentences
Font: Times New Roman--12 point
Articles can be as short as 1-2 paragraphs. but no longer than 3 pages.
Must include author's name, grade, email address, and phone number.
If you have articles on Leadership, Uniforms, Aerospace or Emergency Services, send them on. Even if it's only a few paragraphs, it will be a valuable contribution.
If you would like to be a regular contributor to the publication, please let us know!
We would like to know if you have “made the news” in your neighborhood. Please feel free to submit links to news articles in a Document format so we have a place where it is being archived!
If the magazine is full or your submission is past the deadline, it will most likely be included in the next issue.
Upload photos as demonstrated below. Use the highest resolution possible. Do not embed them in the article.
Photo Identification and Caption Instructions. Photos need CAPTIONS even if there are no people in them. Readers want to know what they're looking at. Photos with unidentified persons are less likely to be published.
If you are submitting your photos via email include the following information for each photo you submit:
Submit your content to WAWG Social Media, magazine, and cap.news!
Annual deadline and requirement info, guidance on grade abbreviations, etc.
Specialty Track info, FEMA Independent Study courses, and other training info and opportunities.
Employer-sponsored grant / matching program info for non-profits
Training, activities, staff meetings, and more.
CAPTION: Cadet Captain Jane Barnes of Sample Composite Squadron receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Dave Davidson of the City Chamber of Commerce for her volunteerism through Civil Air Patrol
*MEMBERS: Cadet Captain Jane Barnes, Sample Composite Squadron and Dave Davidson of the City Chamber of Commerce
**PHOTOGRAPHER: Lt Col Jimmy Jones, Sample Composite Squadron
*(Rank, Name and Unit of individuals in photo, left to right)
**(Rank, Name, Unit)
If you have a photo that is a good representation of some aspect of CAP, but you don't have an article, go ahead and send it and it may be used as a stock photo. Scenic photos as well as action photos!
If you're able to capture people doing activities, more than just the "Grip & Grin" of award ceremonies, they make much more interesting copy.
Eye-catching photos really are worth a thousand words!