19 people are interested
Incident Command/Redstone Sqn, Huntsville
ORGANIZATION: Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing
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19 people are interested
Civil Air Patrol needs volunteers with incident command experience.
Do you have a desire to volunteer and serve your community a few evenings per month and possibly more?
Our volunteer members train diligently to acquire the life-saving and emergency service skills as well as the necessary logistics, transportation, communications, etc. necessary to assist Federal and State humanitarian agencies when disaster strikes; participate in search and rescue missions; and help keep communities safe through homeland security effort. These skills follow the National Incident Command system and the Redstone Composite Squadron are in need of your assistance. This includes Public Information, Finance and Accounting, Logistics, Air and Ground Branch, Communications Unit Leaders, Safety, Mission Radio Operators and more.
While the central focal point of our effort is training and preparation of our members for search and rescue mission based on the incident command structure, there are many roles available to anyone interested in radio communications, aerial photography, transportation, maintenance, sUAS operators, aerospace education...and more!
Redstone Composite Squadron meets each Monday 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We invite and welcome you to be our guest for an evening at one of our weekly squadron meetings either in person or virtually. You'll get a chance to meet some of our members who will discuss the organization and provide you with informational pamphlets and accompany you for the evening to answer any questions you might have about the Civil Air Patrol.
Qualifications: · Strong organizational skills, people, and communication skills. · Aged 18 or older for Senior (adult) members and 12 to 18 for Cadet members. ·Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol. · Ability to pass a background check. · Enthusiasm for community service. Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join.
"CITIZENS SERVING COMMUNITIES"
About Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing
111 South Kuter Street, Building 711, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112, US
Mission/Vision Statement Volunteers Serving America’s Communities, Saving Lives, and Shaping Futures Core Values Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect.
Established in 1941, Civil Air Patrol is the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and as such is a member of its Total Force. In its auxiliary role, CAP operates a fleet of 555 single-engine aircraft and 2,250 small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and performs about 90% of all search and rescue operations within the contiguous United States as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Often using innovative cellphone forensics and radar analysis software, CAP was credited by the AFRCC with saving 108 lives last year. CAP’s 56,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. As a nonprofit organization, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace education using national academic standards-based STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education resources. Members also serve as mentors to over 23,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs.
Visit www.CAP.News or www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com for more information.
Redstone Composite Squadron407 Clinton Ave EHuntsville, AL 35811
May 31, 2022
- Search & Rescue
- Law Enforcement
- Critical Thinking
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Varies. Weekly or bi-weekly 2 hour meetings. Training (independent study and OJT). Practice activities weekends and summer. Depends on your availability and interest.
- Various FEMA courses required before being fully qualified.