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Hawaii Wing Civil Air Patrol
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The Hawaii Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
Associated branches
United States Air Force
Executive staff
Commander Col John H. Felix
Vice Commander Lt Col Carswell Ross Jr.
Current statistics
Squadrons 10
Cadets 227
Seniors 344
Total Membership 571
Statistics as of 2014[1]

The Hawaii Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Hawaii. Hawaii Wing headquarters are located in Honolulu, Hawaii.[2] The Hawaii Wing consists of over 500 cadet and adult members at over 10 locations across the state of Hawaii.[3]

Mission

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

Emergency services

The CAP provides emergency services, including search and rescue and disaster relief missions and assisting in humanitarian aid assignments. The CAP also provides Air Force support through conducting light transport, communications support, and low-altitude route surveys. The Civil Air Patrol also offers support to counter-drug missions.[5] The Hawaii Wing performs tsunami and tropical cyclone warning missions, as well as urban direction finding.[2]

Cadet programs

The CAP offers cadet programs for youth aged 12 to 21, which includes a sixteen step program offering training in aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.[6]

Aerospace education

The CAP provides aerospace education by offering training to the members of the CAP, and offering workshops for youth throughout the nation through schools and public aviation events.[7]

Organization

Members of the Hawaii Wing, Civil Air Patrol, confer the "Honorary CAP Membership," to Colonel Giovanni Tuck, 15th Airlift Wing commander.

The Hawaii Wing maintains its headquarters in Honolulu and has ten squadrons located across the state.[8]

Squadrons of the Hawaii Wing[8][9]
Designation Squadron Name Location Notes
HI066 Hickam Composite Squadron Hickam Air Force Base
HI078 Honolulu Senior Squadron Honolulu
HI073 Kauai Composite Squadron Lihue
HI060 Kona Composite Squadron Kailua-Kona
HI043 Lyman Field Composite Squadron Hilo
HI030 Maryknoll Cadet Squadron Honolulu
HI057 Maui Composite Squadron Kahului
HI076 Maui County Composite Squadron Kihei
HI075 West Oahu Composite Squadron Kapolei
HI009 Wheeler Composite Squadron Honolulu

See also

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