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Radio Comms/Incident Command - Pell City Senior Squadron

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ORGANIZATION: Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

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WE NEED Radio Communication volunteers to help complete our mission! We are looking for someone who understands HF/VHF radio equipment, working with repeaters, radio stations operations and understand the types of nets and net operations Civil Air Patrol uses to conduct search and rescue exercises and missions.

As a volunteer with CAP you can participate in Search and Rescue missions, training and practice exercises; and disaster relief efforts as part of the Total Force.

If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens stimulating training opportunities few experience outside the military.

While the central focal point of our effort is training and preparation of aircrew for the Alabama Wing fleet, there are many roles available to non-flying volunteers such as in radio communications, logistics, planning, aerial photography, transportation, aerospace education, and mission observer or scanner.

The Pell City Squadron is continually training and preparing members to gain the skills necessary to provide emergency response to the public in a time of need. Pell City Senior Squadron meets the first and third Thursday 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Pell City, Alabama.

We invite and welcome you to be our guest for an evening at one of our weekly squadron meetings. When you arrive, one of our members will give you a tour of CAP facilities, or if virtually, you'll get a chance to meet some of our
members who can share with you specifics about their particular unit and answer 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.

  • 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"

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About Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

Location:

111 South Kuter Street, Building 711, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112, US

Mission Statement

Mission/Vision Statement Volunteers Serving America’s Communities, Saving Lives, and Shaping Futures Core Values Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect.

Description

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Emergency & Safety, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Pell City Airport240 Airport Rd,Hangar 531Pell City, AL 35128

(33.55883,-86.24824)
 

SKILLS

  • Operations
  • Aviation
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Search & Rescue
  • Telecommunications
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies. Squadron meets 2 hours twice a month. Depending on interest, position, and availability 10-20 hours a month.
  • Someone who understands HF/VHF radio equipment, working with repeaters, radio stations operations and understand the types of nets and net operations

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