The Alaska Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
|United States Air Force|
|Commander||Col. Douglas Staats|
|Statistics as of 2014|
The Alaska Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Alaska. Alaska Wing headquarters are located in Elmendorf Air Force Base. The Alaska Wing consists of over 700 cadet and adult members at over 17 locations across the state of Alaska.
Mission[edit | edit source]
Emergency services[edit | edit source]
The Civil Air Patrol provides emergency services, including: search and rescue missions; disaster relief, including providing air and ground transportation of emergency supplies and disaster relief officials to disaster areas; humanitarian services, including the transport of blood and human tissue; Air Force support; and counter-drug operations.
Cadet programs[edit | edit source]
Cadets aged 12 to 21 may participate in a 16-step cadet program which includes aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.
Aerospace education[edit | edit source]
The CAP provides education for both CAP members and the general public; internal training is provided to cadets and senior members through the CAP program, while education is provided to the general public through workshops conducted through the education system.
Organization[edit | edit source]
|AK000||Alaska Wing Headquarters Squadron||Elmendorf Air Force Base|
|AK009||Ninth Composite Squadron||Fairbanks|
|AK011||Kenai Composite Squadron||Kenai|
|AK015||Anchorage Polaris Composite Squadron||Elmendorf Air Force Base|
|AK022||Juneau Southeast Composite Squadron||Juneau|
|AK025||Seward Composite Squadron||Seward|
|AK065||Baranof Composite Squadron||Sitka|
|AK066||Bethel Composite Squadron||Bethel|
|AK068||Bristol Bay Flight||King Salmon|
|AK071||Eielson 71st Composite Squadron||Eielson Air Force Base|
|AK072||Valdez Composite Squadron||Valdez|
|AK073||Mat-Su Minutemen Cadet Squadron||Wasilla|
|AK076||Birchwood Composite Squadron||Chugiak|
|AK087||Kodiak Island Composite Squadron||Kodiak|
|AK092||Yukon Composite Squadron||Galena|
|AK099||Alaska State Legislative Squadron||Elmendorf Air Force Base|
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol. http://www.capnhq.gov. , login required
- "Contact". http://www.akwg.cap.gov/contact.
- "2014 Statistics". http://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/AlaskaWing_HR_F9080215CA341.pdf.
- "Missions". http://www.akwg.cap.gov/missions.
- "Unit Listing". http://www.akwg.cap.gov/locations.
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