Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol
The Mississippi Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
|United States Air Force|
|Commander||Col David A. 'Hank' Rogers|
|Chief of Staff||Maj Orvis A. Shiyou|
|Statistics as of 2018|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|MS048||Col Berta A. Edge Composite Squadron||Biloxi|
|MS050||Steve Launius Composite Squadron||Oxford|
|MS051||Singing River Senior Squadron||Pascagoula|
|MS057||Golden Triangle Composite Squadron||Columbus|
|MS066||Diamondhead Senior Squadron||Diamondhead|
|MS072||Pine Belt Composite Squadron||Hattiesburg|
|MS075||Wiggins Gateway Cadet Flight||Wiggins|
|MS096||DeSoto Composite Squadron||Olive Branch|
|MS099||Eagle Composite Squadron||Tupelo|
|MS100||Maj James McKinnie Composite Squadron||Jackson|
|MS102||G.V. Montgomery Composite Squadron||Meridian|
|MS109||Vicksburg Composite Squadron||Vicksburg|
|MS110||Charles S. Metcalf Cleveland Composite Squadron||Cleveland|
|MS111||Madison Cadet Squadron||Madison|
|MS112||John Tilton Senior Squadron||Raymond|
|MS999||Mississippi Legislative Squadron||Jackson|
- "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol., login required
- "Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol". Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "2014 Statistics" (PDF). Capmembers.com. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Civil Air Patrol". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Emergency Services". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Cadet Programs". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Aerospace Education". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- "Unit Listing". Mississippi Wing Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 26 September 2015.