Vermont Wing Civil Air Patrol

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Vermont Wing Civil Air Patrol
Vermont Wing Civil Air Patrol logo.png
The Vermont 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. Richard Lizzari
Current statistics
Squadrons 7
Cadets 55
Seniors 107
Statistics as of 2014[1]

The Vermont Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Vermont. Vermont Wing headquarters are located in South Burlington, Vermont.[2] The Vermont Wing consists of over 150 cadet and adult members at over 7 locations across the state of Vermont.[3]

Mission[edit]

The Vermont Wing executes the three missions of the Civil Air Patrol: providing emergency services; offering cadet programs for youth; and providing aerospace education for Civil Air Patrol members and the public.[4]

Emergency services[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol provides emergency services, which includes performing search and rescue and disaster relief missions; assisting in humanitarian aid assignments; and providing Air Force support through conducting light transport, communications support, and low-altitude route surveys. The Civil Air Patrol offers support to counter-drug missions.[5]

Cadet programs[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol runs cadet programs for youth aged 12 to 21, which cover materials such as aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.[6]

Aerospace education[edit]

The Civil Air Patrol offers aerospace education for Civil Air Patrol members and the general public. The education is provided through the training offered to the cadets of CAP, and also through teaching workshops for youth throughout the nation through schools and public aviation events.[7]

Organization[edit]

A Civil Air Patrol Maule MT-7 tows an L-23 Super Blanik glider to an area above Springfield, Vermont.
Squadrons of the Vermont Wing[8]
Designation Squadron Name Location Notes
VT002 Burlington Senior Squadron South Burlington
VT004 Northeast Kingdom Composite Squadron Lunenburg
VT006 Green Mountain Composite Squadron Burlington
VT007 Catamount Composite Squadron Springfield
VT009 Rutland Composite Squadron Clarendon
VT033 Capital Composite Squadron Barre
VT034 Rutland Senior Squadron Ludlow

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol. , login required
  2. ^ "Vermont Wing Civil Air Patrol". Vermont Wing Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 Statistics" (PDF). Capmembers.com. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Civil Air Patrol". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "Emergency Services". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Archived from the original on 9 November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "Cadet Programs". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Archived from the original on 3 December 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "Aerospace Education". Civil Air Patrol Official Website. Archived from the original on 14 November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "Civil Air Patrol Unit Directory" (PDF). Gocivilairpatrol.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 

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