Civil Air Patrol Military National

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Civil Air Patrol
Association Type
Military National

Website
http://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/

Contact Phone Number
1-877-277-9142

Contact Email
membershipdevelopment@capnhq.gov
Year Established
1941

Short Name
Not Specified
HQ Address
CAP National Headquarters
105 South Hansell Street
Bldg. 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6332

 

History of Civil Air Patrol



Piper Cub 1966In the late 1930s, more than 150,000 volunteers with a love for aviation argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country.  As a result, the Civil Air Patrol was born one week prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  Thousands of volunteer members answered America's call to national service and sacrifice by accepting and performing critical wartime missions. Assigned to the War Department under the jurisdiction of the Army Air Corps, the contributions of Civil Air Patrol, including logging more than 500,000 flying hours, sinking two enemy submarines, and saving hundreds of crash victims during World War II, are well documented.

After the war, a thankful nation understood that Civil Air Patrol could continue providing valuable services to both local and national agencies.  On July 1, 1946, President Harry Truman signed Public Law 476 incorporating Civil Air Patrol as a benevolent, nonprofit organization.  On May 26, 1948, Congress passed Public Law 557 permanently establishing Civil Air Patrol as the auxiliary of the new U.S. Air Force.  Three primary mission areas were set forth at that time: aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services. 

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Edwards AFB Composite Squadron 84 (CA) Chula Vista Squadron 201 (Chula Vista, CA)
Travis Composite Squadron 22 (Fairfield, CA) March Field Composite Squadron 45 (March ARB, CA)
Bristol Composite Squadron - 06058 (Bristol, CT) Florida Wing (Lakeland, FL)
SER-GA-121 / HQ - Group III (GA) Bangor-Brewer Consolidated Squadron (Bangor, ME)
Missouri Wing NCR-MO-001 (MO) NY-388 (Plattsburgh, NY)
Lorain County Composite Squadron (Elyria , OH) TN158 (Knoxville, TN)
Marauder Squadron TX 409 (Kingwood, TX) Texas Wing Headquarters (TX-001) (Nacogdoches, TX)
Carolyn A. Guertin Cadet Squadron (West Richmond, VA)

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8X Adams, Ronald (Ron), Col 5 404 Belanger, Michael, A1C 30
326 Boone, David, A1C M73 Bowlan, David Orval, MSgt -Deceased 
304 Boyer, John, MSgt 16 1N Bridge, Michael, SSgt 611
903 Browne, Renaldo, TSgt  811 Cannon, Cris, Sgt 100
100 Carroll, Donald (Dino), 1stSgt 2 811 Cooper, Terry (Coop), SrA 
645 Czerniejewski, Mike (Dragon), TSgt 64 571 DeRemer, Bob (N/A), A1C
231 Downward, Raymond (Ray), MSgt 23 111 Dwyer, Charles William, Maj -Deceased 
1N Huffman, Harold, Jr. (Harry), TSgt 460 Humphreys, Edwin C., III (Ed), Col 
732 Hyle, Gordon, A1C 56 304 Janos, James (KD8LKU), Sgt 5
811 Johnson, Charles Thomas, Sgt -Sought  Jones, Richard 2 -Family 
811 Keeney, Edwin (Ed), 1stSgt 31 3P King, Anthony (Security Police), Sgt 16
3A London, Robert, MSgt 102 11 Lutz, Robert (Triple), Maj 7
1C Martel McKinney Dent, Sandra (Sandy), MSgt  1C Matlock, Brian, MSgt 1
3P McCarter, Lawrence (Larry), SMSgt 764 3E McClaren, Jason (Jason McPhail), SSgt 1
811 McVey, Timothy (EOCSgt), TSgt 2 3A Minchin, Nancy (Benjamin), MSgt 5
771 Moseley, David (Dave), Sgt  Mottern, Carl  -Family 
304 Ney, Thomas, MSgt 291 Osborne, Timothy (ozzie), Sgt
462 Ottenhoff, Robert, SrA 8 462 Ottenhoff, Robert, SrA 8
113 Porter, James (Jim), TSgt 10 432 Rader, Jimmy (radar), Sgt
21 Reilly, Erin, Capt 811 Revis, Steve, A1C

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