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Pilots & Others Volunteer with local USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, Gadsden Composite Sqn

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Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

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All Alabama Squadrons are conducting virtual meetings with limited in person activities. Contact us to see how you can help!

Even with the Corona Virus quarantine, there are tasks you can complete to become a CAP Volunteer, let us assist you. Recently Alabama Wing has been flying Covid-19 missions and we are always looking for volunteers dedicated to providing their time to train and conduct these missions.

ALABAMA WING ASSISTS WITH DISTRIBUTION OF COVID TESTING

Volunteer with the local US Air Force (USAF) Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol (CAP)Gadsden Composite Squadron is looking for enthusiastic people to become part of our all-volunteer non-profit organization chartered by Congress as the US Air Force Auxiliary. WE NEED PILOTS AND Volunteers to work with Cadets!
Do you have a desire to volunteer and serve your community a few evenings per month?
Do you have an interest in becoming part of a Search & Rescue organization that saves numerous lives every year throughout Alabama and the United States?
As a volunteer with the CAP you can participate in Search and Rescue missions, training and practice exercises; and disaster relief efforts as part of the Auxiliary to the USAF.
The Civil Air Patrol also participates with other disaster relief and governmental organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, DoD, FEMA and ALA EMA office of emergency services.
If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens stimulating training opportunities few experience outside the military.
Our volunteer members train diligently to acquire the life-saving and emergency service skills 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.
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 members such as radio communications, logistics, planning, and mission staff participation.
The following local Squadron is constantly training and preparing their members for the skills necessary to provide emergency services to the public in a time of need: Gadsden Composite Squadron meets Tuesday's from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the North Alabama Regional Airport.
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. You'll also 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. (Cadets - ages 12-18)

  • 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"
contact: rr@alwg.us

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About Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

Location:

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

Mission Statement

CAP supports America’s communities through emergency response, flying and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

Description

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.

Children & Youth
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2-268 Ira Gray DrGadsden, AL 35904

(34.07725,-86.00195)
 

SKILLS

  • Search & Rescue
  • Aviation
  • Telecommunications
  • Program Management
  • STEM
  • Recruiting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies. Squadron meets 2 hours weekly. Depending on interest, position, and availability up to 20 hours a month.
  • Cadets (Youth between 12 and 19.)Background Check Senior Members (Adult volunteers) must be at least 18 Orientation or Training

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