For the past several months Alabama Wing has been transporting Covid-19 test kits by ground and air to rural areas of the state, Mobile members have been helping with this effort.
Recently the Mobile Composite Squadron responded to the call when the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) called upon ALWG to locate a distress beacon in the Mobile Area.
It's with great pride that I can report to you AL-005, the Mobile Composite Squadron, located the target aircraft AND a second aircraft with an active ELT within 3 hours of being activated.
Are you interested in serving your community a few evenings and weekends per month?
These opportunities are available: Mission Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Mission Observer, Ground Team Leader, Radio Operator, Administration, Logistics, Transportation, Personnel, Public Affairs, Aerospace Education, Cyber Security, Social Media, Aerial Photography, Cadet Programs and more!
If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens stimulating training opportunities few experience outside the military.
Mobile Composite Squadron meets weekly
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.
111 South Kuter Street, Building 711, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112, US
CAP supports America’s communities through emergency response, flying and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.
Civil Air Patrol is congressionally chartered and operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. CAP performs services for the federal government as the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and for states/local communities as a nonprofit organization. CAP is made up of eight geographic regions consisting of 52 wings (the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). It is a strategic partner of the Air Force, serving as a member of its Total Force. CAP has three primary missions - Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education. Civil Air Patrol -Saves an average of 80 lives per year -Operates one of the largest fleet of single-engine piston aircraft in the world, with 560 planes currently in the fleet -Consists of 1,437 squadrons and approximately 56,000 volunteer youth and adult members nationwide -Flew over 104,500 hours in 2016 -Contributed nearly $167 million in man-hours in past year, serving the disaster relief and emergency service needs of communities, states and the nation.
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
Ft Whiting / Army National Guard Base1620 S Broad StMobile, AL36605
February 22, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Varies. Adults in Squadron meet 2 hours bi-weekly and cadets meet weekly. Depending on interest, position, and availability up to 20 hours a month.
Cadets (Youth between 12 and 19.)
Senior Members (Adult volunteers) must be at least 18
Orientation or Training