Arkansas Wing Civil Air Patrol

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Arkansas Wing Civil Air Patrol
Arkansas Wing Civil Air Patrol logo.png
The Arkansas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
Associated branches
United States Air Force
Command staff
Commander US-O6 insignia.svg Col Art Formanek
Vice Commander US-O4 insignia.svg Maj David Walker
Chief of Staff US-O5 insignia.svg Lt Col Larry Webster
Current statistics
Squadrons 10
Cadets 194
Seniors 263
Statistics as of 08/2018[1]

The Arkansas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Arkansas. Arkansas Wing headquarters are located in Little Rock, Arkansas.[2] The Arkansas Wing consists of over 400 cadet and adult members at over 12 locations across the state of Arkansas.[3]

Mission[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol has three primary missions: providing emergency services; offering cadet programs for youth; and providing aerospace education for CAP members and the general public.[4]

Emergency services[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol provides emergency services, includes performing search and rescue and disaster relief missions; it also assists in humanitarian aid missions. It provides Air Force support through conducting light transport, communications support, and low-altitude route surveys. The Civil Air Patrol may offer support to counter-drug missions.[5]

Cadet programs[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol runs a cadet program for youth aged 12 to 21, which includes aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.[6]

Aerospace education[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol offers aerospace education for both CAP members and the general public; this includes providing training to the members of CAP, and offering workshops for youth throughout the nation through schools and public aviation events.[7]

Organization[edit]

Members of the Civil Air Patrol’s 83rd Composite Squadron based in Fort Smith, Ark., pose for a photo in front of a 188th Fighter Wing RF-84 Thunderflash.
Squadrons in the Arkansas Wing
Designation Squadron Name Location
SWR-AR-040 40th Composite Squadron Hot Springs
SWR-AR-042 42nd Composite Squadron Little Rock
SWR-AR-067 67th Composite Squadron Pine Bluff
SWR-AR-083 83rd Composite Squadron Fort Smith
SWR-AR-095 95th Composite Squadron Texarkana
SWR-AR-099 99th Composite Squadron West Memphis
SWR-AR-102 102nd Composite Squadron Russellville
SWR-AR-107 107th Composite Squadron Mountain Home
SWR-AR-115 115th Composite Squadron Rogers
SWR-AR-120 120th Composite Squadron Jonesboro


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol. , login required
  2. ^ "Contact Us". Arkansas Wing Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Archived from the original on 6 October 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 Statistics" (PDF). Capmembers.com. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Civil Air Patrol". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Emergency Services". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Cadet Programs". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Aerospace Education". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 

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