TONOPAH NEV: The Nevada Wing Civil Air Patrol is held its semiannual Wing Staff and Squadron Commanders meeting at the historic Tonopah Station Hotel Casino and Conference Center. Members from all over the state, and CAP Regional Headquarters were present.
The meeting discusses wing preparation for state and region wide Emergency Preparedness, wing planning, member training, asset use, and Cadet Programs. Also Commanders and staff members were involved in leadership and professional development training.
The spectacular progress of the Pahrump NV flight under the wing of Henderson Composite Squadron was a topic of discussion. The fight is on track to become a full stand alone squadron by the fall of this year.
The Conference is being made possible thanks to the excellent support Tonopah Station Hotel and Casino.
Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members. CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief missions. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet programs. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.