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Civil Air Patrol  Citizens Serving Communities www.gocivilairpatrol.com
1941:  CAP Established Dec 1 st   1943:  Transferred to War Department  1946:  Incorporated (PL 476) 1948:  Auxiliary of t...
SECAF Board of Governors CAP National Headquarters National Commander NEC / National Board Headquarters, Air Education and...
CAP Regions Pacific  Region Rocky Mtn.  Region Southwest  Region North Central  Region Great Lakes  Region Southeast Regio...
CAP Units (1500 +) Overseas Units 3 -  Japan 2 - Germany CAP Presence
Virginia Wing <ul><li>Wing/State Headquarters at Chesterfield County Airport, Richmond, VA </li></ul><ul><li>30 Units arou...
…  by performing Homeland Security and humanitarian missions for our communities, states, and nation, …  by developing our...
Aerospace Education Cadet Programs Emergency Services SAR/DR Homeland Security Counterdrug Humanitarian Services AFROTC Fl...
2,100 Fixed Land Radios 8,000  Mobile Radios CAP Resources 550  Aircraft + 62 Gliders 60,180 Members 35,020 Officers 25,16...
Gippsland GA-8 (16) Cessna 172 (195) Cessna 206 (22) Cessna 182 (285) Cruise speed 110-135 kts Range 520-730 NM Can operat...
Cost-effective Force Multiplier Notes: Chart shows average cost per flying hour CAP normally receives funding from the req...
CAP (NOC) 888-211-1812 CAP Wing NORTHCOM AFNORTH-1AF (CAOC) CAP … Remains Under Military Control/Direction …  Tasking Repo...
<ul><li>Centralized coordination center, flexible reaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C2 – Coordinate and Communicate </li></ul...
CAP was first nonmilitary flight allowed following the attack Post 9/11
<ul><li>Tornados, Floods, Wildfires, Hurricanes & Heavy Snow </li></ul>Tennessee Severe Weather Alabama Tornado Hurricane ...
<ul><li>Critical infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted or sensitive areas </li></ul><ul><li>Borders </li></ul>Homel...
TODAY’S CADETS...  TOMORROW’S AEROSPACE LEADERS <ul><li>CAP motivates youth aged 12-20 to live the Core Values </li></ul><...
<ul><li>7 National Flight Academies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 powered, 2 glider </li></ul></ul><ul><li>15 Aerospace Career C...
<ul><li>Careers---USAF Familiarization Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AETC:  Laughlin & Columbus AFBs  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Maj Nicole Malachowski, USAF </li></ul><ul><li>Former USAF Academy cadet glider and instructor pilot </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace Education Members (AEMs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reaching nearly 30,000 youth <...
<ul><li>Middle / High School SEP maintained in 70 schools nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>2,500 students in SEP for grades  6...
<ul><li>Same appointment requirements as AF </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership in Ministry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently assi...
Volunteer Support to the Air Force <ul><li>Modeled after CAP Chaplain support to AF bases </li></ul><ul><li>Currently supp...
Wreaths Across America <ul><li>Partnered with Worcester Wreath Company   </li></ul><ul><li>National Recognition – CNN, USA...
<ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAP --“Online News”-- 826 stories 1.2 million page hits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30...
<ul><li>Air Force Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cadet Scholarships  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evergreen Aviation </li></u...
Citizens Serving Communities: Above and Beyond   www.gocivilairpatrol.com Civil Air Patrol
<ul><li>Largest annual CAP event other than national convention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 400 participants & 100...
National Capital Wing <ul><li>Wing Headquarters At Bolling AFB </li></ul><ul><li>Six Units Located Around The Beltway </li...
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Civil Air Patrol - Introduction

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Presentation on the Civil Air Patrol. Given by Lt. Col. Rick Moseley to the Rotary Club of Centreville (VA) on Sept. 7, 2010.

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Civil Air Patrol - Introduction

  1. 1. Civil Air Patrol Citizens Serving Communities www.gocivilairpatrol.com
  2. 2. 1941: CAP Established Dec 1 st 1943: Transferred to War Department 1946: Incorporated (PL 476) 1948: Auxiliary of the United States Air Force (PL 557) CAP is a federally chartered nonprofit corporation. CAP is also the official Auxiliary of the Air Force. First National Board Chairman: Gen. Carl A. Spaatz History
  3. 3. SECAF Board of Governors CAP National Headquarters National Commander NEC / National Board Headquarters, Air Education and Training Command Headquarters, Air University Headquarters, CAP-USAF Liaison Region Offices CAP Regions CAP Wings CAP Groups CAP Squadrons State Directors Organizational Structure
  4. 4. CAP Regions Pacific Region Rocky Mtn. Region Southwest Region North Central Region Great Lakes Region Southeast Region HQ CAP (Maxwell AFB, Ala.) Northeast Region Middle East Region
  5. 5. CAP Units (1500 +) Overseas Units 3 - Japan 2 - Germany CAP Presence
  6. 6. Virginia Wing <ul><li>Wing/State Headquarters at Chesterfield County Airport, Richmond, VA </li></ul><ul><li>30 Units around the state </li></ul><ul><li>Over 800 Senior/Adult Members and more than 600 Cadet Members </li></ul><ul><li>11 Aircraft (all Cessna 172 or 182) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three with Garmin G1000 Glass Cockpits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prince William Composite Sq meets on Tuesday evenings at the Army National Guard Armory in Manassas </li></ul><ul><li>Maj Al Bergeron, Squadron Commander (540) 303-0771 </li></ul>
  7. 7. … by performing Homeland Security and humanitarian missions for our communities, states, and nation, … by developing our country’s youth, and educating our citizens on the importance of air and space power. To Serve America
  8. 8. Aerospace Education Cadet Programs Emergency Services SAR/DR Homeland Security Counterdrug Humanitarian Services AFROTC Flights AFJROTC Flights CAP Members AE Members General Public Leadership Physical Fitness Activities School Enrichment Program Missions
  9. 9. 2,100 Fixed Land Radios 8,000 Mobile Radios CAP Resources 550 Aircraft + 62 Gliders 60,180 Members 35,020 Officers 25,160 Cadets 14,900 Portables 915 Vehicles
  10. 10. Gippsland GA-8 (16) Cessna 172 (195) Cessna 206 (22) Cessna 182 (285) Cruise speed 110-135 kts Range 520-730 NM Can operate with 2500’ runway VHF AM and FM radio 100 aircraft have satellite phones Platforms
  11. 11. Cost-effective Force Multiplier Notes: Chart shows average cost per flying hour CAP normally receives funding from the requesting agency
  12. 12. CAP (NOC) 888-211-1812 CAP Wing NORTHCOM AFNORTH-1AF (CAOC) CAP … Remains Under Military Control/Direction … Tasking Report Execution Report Requirement Report CAP Mission Requests Federal Agencies State/local Agencies or NGOs
  13. 13. <ul><li>Centralized coordination center, flexible reaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C2 – Coordinate and Communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Response can be local and national </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAP Missions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Relief </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Counterdrug </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NORTHCOM Interface </li></ul></ul>National Operations Center
  14. 14. CAP was first nonmilitary flight allowed following the attack Post 9/11
  15. 15. <ul><li>Tornados, Floods, Wildfires, Hurricanes & Heavy Snow </li></ul>Tennessee Severe Weather Alabama Tornado Hurricane Katrina Iowa Flooding Utah Wildfires Colorado Heavy Snow Disaster Relief
  16. 16. <ul><li>Critical infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted or sensitive areas </li></ul><ul><li>Borders </li></ul>Homeland Security Support
  17. 17. TODAY’S CADETS... TOMORROW’S AEROSPACE LEADERS <ul><li>CAP motivates youth aged 12-20 to live the Core Values </li></ul><ul><li>Cadets advance through a hierarchical curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced cadets mentor junior cadets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cadet officers (top 15% of all cadets) are eligible for E-3 upon enlistment in USAF </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 8% of Air Force Academy cadets got their start in CAP </li></ul>Cadet Programs
  18. 18. <ul><li>7 National Flight Academies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 powered, 2 glider </li></ul></ul><ul><li>15 Aerospace Career Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Air Force, 7 Civil Aerospace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cadet Officer School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maxwell AFB, AL – June 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>16 Leadership Activities </li></ul><ul><li>National Cadet Competition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wright Patterson AFB – June 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CAP Cadet Orientation Flights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 10,000 cadets flown annually </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Region & Wing Summer Encampments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 6,000 cadets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 42 locations </li></ul></ul>Annual Cadet Activities
  19. 19. <ul><li>Careers---USAF Familiarization Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AETC: Laughlin & Columbus AFBs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space Command: Patrick, Peterson, & Vandenberg AFBs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weather Agency: Offutt AFB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pararescue: Kirtland AFB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Careers--- Civil Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(With Cessna at Assembly Plant) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aerospace Education Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Technology Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auburn University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Technology Academy </li></ul></ul>Career Exploration
  20. 20. <ul><li>Maj Nicole Malachowski, USAF </li></ul><ul><li>Former USAF Academy cadet glider and instructor pilot </li></ul><ul><li>First female pilot in the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds </li></ul><ul><li>Maj Kim Campbell, USAF </li></ul><ul><li>Former USAF Academy cadet wing commander </li></ul><ul><li>Safely lands heavily damaged A-10 after sustaining hostile fire over Iraq </li></ul>Cadet Training Pays Off
  21. 21. <ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace Education Members (AEMs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reaching nearly 30,000 youth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dozens of free aviation & space materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meets national standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Space Station thematic unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journey of Flight textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum sharing with AFJROTC </li></ul></ul>Aerospace Education
  22. 22. <ul><li>Middle / High School SEP maintained in 70 schools nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>2,500 students in SEP for grades 6-12 </li></ul><ul><li>K - 5 SEP being piloted in 19 elementary schools nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>300 teachers and 7,000 students participating in SEP </li></ul><ul><li>K - 5 curriculum aligned with national standards </li></ul>School Enrichment Program
  23. 23. <ul><li>Same appointment requirements as AF </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership in Ministry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently assists 19 military installations nationwide (13 AF) </li></ul></ul>CAP Chaplains
  24. 24. Volunteer Support to the Air Force <ul><li>Modeled after CAP Chaplain support to AF bases </li></ul><ul><li>Currently supporting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wright-Patterson AFB, OH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Randolph AFB, TX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Luke AFB, AZ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AF POCs are working with local CAP volunteers to identify and fill work areas </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for more bases promising </li></ul><ul><li>Distinctive VSAF uniform </li></ul>VSAF “ Citizens Serving Communities”
  25. 25. Wreaths Across America <ul><li>Partnered with Worcester Wreath Company </li></ul><ul><li>National Recognition – CNN, USA Today, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Participation began in 2006 placing over 6,000 wreaths </li></ul><ul><li>Over 300 units took part in 2009 placing over 161,000 wreaths at </li></ul><ul><li>405 cemeteries/memorials around the country </li></ul>Community Service
  26. 26. <ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAP --“Online News”-- 826 stories 1.2 million page hits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300,000 downloaded videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21,000 viewers of live stream events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil Air Patrol Volunteer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PAO Toolkit issued to every unit nationwide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Montgomery Advertising Federation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 – 2008 Silver Addy Awards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations Council of Alabama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 Medallion Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Southern Public Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 Lantern Award </li></ul></ul>Public Awareness
  27. 27. <ul><li>Air Force Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cadet Scholarships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evergreen Aviation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Cadet Special Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarships for Seniors and Cadets </li></ul></ul>Partnership Development
  28. 28. Citizens Serving Communities: Above and Beyond www.gocivilairpatrol.com Civil Air Patrol
  29. 29. <ul><li>Largest annual CAP event other than national convention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 400 participants & 100 staff members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members earn ratings in condensed week of training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NESA Provides operations training and education in all mission specialties employed by CAP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ground Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aircrews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incident Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hosted at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Indiana from late July to Mid August each year </li></ul>National Emergency Services Academy
  30. 30. National Capital Wing <ul><li>Wing Headquarters At Bolling AFB </li></ul><ul><li>Six Units Located Around The Beltway </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 Senior/Adult Members And 131 Cadet Members </li></ul><ul><li>Three Ci82 Aircraft With Garmin G1000 Navigation Systems And 1 C172 Aircraft </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Vernon Composite Squadron Meets At National Guard Armory, Davison AAF On Thursdays 7:00 Pm To 9:15 Pm </li></ul><ul><li>Major Cathy Collom 703-407-5362 </li></ul>

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