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Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol

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Covid-19
Chief of Staff  Lt Col Alan Sayre
Cadets  143
Squadrons  16
Seniors  374
Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol
Commander  Col Mallory D. (Mal) Woodcock
Vice Commander  Lt Col David A. (Hank) Rogers

The Mississippi Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Mississippi. Mississippi Wing headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi. The Mississippi Wing consists of over 500 cadet and adult members at over 16 locations across the state of Mississippi.

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Mission

The Civil Air Patrol has three missions: providing emergency services; offering cadet programs for youth; and providing aerospace education for both Civil Air Patrol members and the general public.

Emergency services

The CAP actively provides emergency services, includes search and rescue and disaster relief operations, as well as assisting in the providing of humanitarian aid. In 2014, the Mississippi Wing performed six search and rescue missions and saved six lives.

The CAP also provides Air Force support through conducting light transport, communications support, and low-altitude route surveys. The Civil Air Patrol can also offer support to counter-drug missions.

Cadet programs

The CAP offers cadet programs for youth aged 12 to 21, which includes providing aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership to cadets.

Aerospace education

The CAP provides aerospace education for both CAP members and the general public. Fulfilling the education component of the overall CAP mission includes training members of CAP, offering workshops for youth throughout the nation through schools, and providing education through public aviation events.

References

Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol Wikipedia


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