Puneet Varma

Tennessee Wing Civil Air Patrol

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Commander  Col Arlinda C. Bailey
Chief of Staff  Capt Jeff Gebhart
Cadets  458
Vice Commander  Maj Rob Borsari
Squadrons  36
Seniors  611

The Tennessee Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Tennessee. Tennessee Wing headquarters are located in Alcoa, Tennessee. The Tennessee Wing consists of over 1,000 cadet and adult members at over 36 locations across the state of Tennessee.

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Mission

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

Emergency services

The Civil Air Patrol provides emergency services, which includes performing search and rescue and disaster relief missions; as well as assisting in humanitarian aid assignments. 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 Civil Air Patrol offers a cadet program for youth aged 12 to 21, which includes aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.

Aerospace education

The Civil Air Patrol offers aerospace education for CAP members and the general public, including providing training to the members of CAP, and offering workshops for youth throughout the nation through schools and public aviation events.

References

Tennessee Wing Civil Air Patrol Wikipedia


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