North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol

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North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol
The North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
Associated branches
United States Air Force
Command staff
CommanderUS-O6 insignia.svg Col Jason Bailey
Vice CommanderUS-O4 insignia.svg Maj Edward Angelovich
Chief of StaffUS-O5 insignia.svg Lt Col Joseph Weinflash
Current statistics
Squadrons30 Squadrons and 4 Flights
Total Membership2022
Statistics as of September 30, 2018[1]

The North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is headquartered in Burlington, NC. It serves to administer the operation of the volunteers within the state to accomplish the three congressionally mandated missions of the organization: 1) Emergency Services, 2) Cadet Programs, and 3) Aerospace Education.

Squadrons in North Carolina Wing[edit]

The North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol Headquarters.
A medical team from the 440th Airlift Wing Medical Squadron responds to a North Carolina CAP cadet playing a head trauma victim during a mass casualty exercise at Pope Air Force Base, N.C.
Captain Hoyer, 440th Airlift Wing Medical Squadron, offers some acting advice to 15 year old Civil Air Patrol Cadet Candra Wilson during a mass casualty exercise.
The 440th Airlift Wing Medical Squadron removes a North Carolina CAP cadet playing a crash victim from a bus during a mass casualty exercise.
Senior Airman Lisa Sam, a medical technician with the 440th Airlift Wing Medical Squadron applies paint to the face of Aaron Schaak, a North Carolina CAP cadet, before a Mass Casualty exercise.

North Carolina Wing has thirty composite, senior, or cadet squadrons as well as four senior flights chartered in the state and assigned to one of five groups. There are also three non-standard squadrons (000, 001, and 999) under North Carolina Wing Headquarters.

Unit Name Charter Number Location Website Unit Emblem
NCWG headquarters MER-NC-001 Burlington, NC Website
Legislative Senior Squadron MER-NC-999 No specific location
Inactive Members MER-NC-000 No specific location
Group 1 Headquarters MER-NC-011 Asheville, NC
Asheville Composite Squadron MER-NC-019 Asheville, NC Website
Gastonia Composite Squadron MER-NC-024 Gastonia, NC
Shelby Composite Squadron MER-NC-050 Shelby, NC Website
Hickory Composite Squadron MER-NC-124 Hickory, NC
Boone Composite Squadron MER-NC-153 Boone, NC
Group 2 Headquarters MER-NC-022 Burlington, NC
Burlington Composite Squadron MER-NC-022 Burlington, NC Website
Raleigh-Wake Composite Squadron MER-NC-048 Raleigh, NC Website
Randolph Composite Squadron MER-NC-107 Asheboro, NC
Franklin County Composite Squadron MER-NC-145 Louisburg, NC Website
Orange County Composite Squadron MER-NC-150 Hillsborough, NC
Apex Cadet Squadron MER-NC-301 Cary, NC Website
Group 3 Headquarters MER-NC-003 Greenville, NC Website
Tar River Composite Squadron MER-NC-057 Elm City, NC
Pitt-Greenville Composite Squadron MER-NC-079 Greenville, NC
Goldsboro Composite Squadron MER-NC-126 Goldsboro, NC Website
Cunningham Field Composite Squadron MER-NC-160 MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Halifax Composite Squadron MER-NC-169 Roanoke Rapids, NC Website
Elizabeth City Composite Squadron MER-NC-805 Elizabeth City, NC
Group 4 Headquarters MER-NC-004 Indian Trail, NC
Guilford Composite Squadron MER-NC-307 Greensboro, NC
Winston-Salem Composite Squadron MER-NC-082 Winston-Salem, NC Website
111th SAR Cadet Squadron MER-NC-111 Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Senior Squadron MER-NC-121 Concord, NC Website
South Piedmont Senior Squadron MER-NC-137 Indian Trail, NC Website
Iredell Composite Squadron MER-NC-162 Statesville, NC Website
Composite Squadron of the Waxhaws MER-NC-800 Waxhaw, NC Website 1
Group 5 Headquarters MER-NC-005 Fayetteville, NC
Fayetteville Composite Squadron MER-NC-007 Pope AFB, NC Website
Cape Fear Composite Squadron MER-NC-023 Wilmington, NC Website
Johnston County Cadet Squadron MER-NC-143 Smithfield, NC Website
Brunswick County Composite Squadron MER-NC-170 Oak Island, NC
Sandhills Senior Squadron MER-NC-171 Fayetteville, NC
Sugar Valley Composite Squadron MER-NC-052 Farmington, NC

North Carolina Wing Aircraft[edit]

North Carolina Wing has ten aircraft based in the state. They are kept in a state of readiness to respond to emergency services missions and are positioned based on need and availability of pilots. Major aircraft maintenance is performed centrally at Sanford Airport (TTA) while minor maintenance and repairs are performed at basing locations as required. Aircraft are also used to provide orientation flights to cadets and develop proficiency and training of CAP pilots.

Aircraft Type N-number CAP call sign Regular Basing
Cessna C172S N916CP CAP3202 Southport(SUT)/Fayetville(FAY)
Cessna C172P N9841L CAP3203 Halifax(IXA)/Pitt-Greenville(PGV)
Cessna C172P N99162 CAP3204 Southport(SUT)
Cessna C172P N99832 CAP3205 Concord(JQF)
Cessna C172P N99885 CAP3207 Concord(JQF)
Cessna C182T (G1000) N716CP CAP3208 Burlington(BUY)
Cessna C182T (G1000) N963CP CAP3209 Raleigh-Durham(RDU)
Cessna C172R N991CP CAP3210 Asheville(AVL)
Cessna C182R N9930E CAP3211 Triangle North Executive (KLHZ)
Cessna C182T (G1000) N727CP CAP3212 Asheville(AVL)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol., login required

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