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2073 U.S. Highway 92Winter Haven, FL 33881
Civil Air Patrol pilots


The Civil Air Patrol seeks volunteers with an interest in assisting our units in logistics.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with 58,000 members nationwide. In its Air Force Auxiliary role, CAP performs about 85 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions. Its unpaid professionals also perform homeland security, disaster relief, and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state, and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in CAP's Cadet Program. Visit www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

The Civil Air Patrol- Group 3 has fourteen units in the Tampa Bay area. Our units are dedicated to assisting our local community through a myriad of emergency services and operational missions. We also focus on teaching a new generation about aerospace and its impact on our future. A variety of other positions are available as well.

Location: 14 locations across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Hernando & Citrus County

Duration: Ongoing

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per month

The Logistics officer is expected to:

  • Advise the commander on status of logistics programs and establish logistics policies.
  • Be familiar with the Civil Air Patrol directives in the series indicated below:
  • Ensure proper accountability for Civil Air Patrol property.
  • Be responsible for receipt, issue, storage and proper disposal of all Civil Air Patrol property.
  • Be responsible for effecting distribution and recovery of property in coordination with the transportation officer.
  • Recommend to the commander the allocation or reallocation of property within the unit.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are licensed and insured and those drivers are qualified and licensed to operate the vehicles.
  • Recommend allocation and reallocation of motor vehicles.
  • Maintain appropriate records on location of all vehicles.
  • Be responsible for maintenance, painting, and marking vehicles.
  • Implement Logistics functions at the squadron level or above.
  • Those possessing or working toward academic degrees in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply, but this is not a requirement.
  • Strong writing, editing, and public speaking skills.
  • Age 18 or older.
  • Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol and comply with all internal regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Enthusiasm for community service and working with youth.
  • Access to leadership training and opportunities.
  • Formal recognition of training, qualification, and experience through CAP's Logistics Specialty Track.
  • Training and mentoring available from Wing, Region, and National members.
  • Networking and training at Wing, Region, and National Conferences.In addition to position-specific duties, all members are encouraged to participate in Civil Air Patrol’s Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, and Cadet Program missions. A wide variety of Emergency Services and other training opportunities are available if desired, though participation is not required.To apply, please email a letter of interest to Lt. James Chamberland at jchamberland@flwg.us with the subject line "CAP-LOGISTICS".


  • Disaster Response
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Operations

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per month
  • Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol and comply with all regulations & procedures.

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