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The Iowa Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary
|United States Air Force|
|Commander||Col Anita Elliott|
|Vice Commander||Maj Ron Mutchler|
|Statistics as of 2014|
The Iowa Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Iowa. Iowa Wing headquarters are located in Johnston, Iowa. The Illinois Wing consists of over 250 cadet and adult members at 9 locations across the state of Iowa.
The Iowa Wing performs the three missions of the Civil Air Patrol: providing emergency services; providing a cadet program for youth; and offering aerospace education for both CAP members and the general public.
The Civil Air Patrol conducts emergency service missions, including: inland search and rescue missions, disaster relief missions including aerial surveillance missions, and air evacuation of the sick and injured. The Civil Air Patrol maintains a network of radio stations to maintain communications during an emergency. The Civil Air Patrol has also conducted homeland security missions by providing airborne reconnaissance of critical infrastructure.
The Civil Air Patrol offers a cadet program which provides leadership training, technical education, scholarships and career education to youth aged 12 to 21. The program includes CAP encampments and access to glider and powered aircraft flights.
The Civil Air Patrol provides aerospace education to both its members and the general public. Teachers may receive educational materials through the CAP's Aerospace Education Membership program.
|IA002||Des Moines Composite Squadron||Des Moines|
|IA003||Southwest Iowa Composite Squadron||Red Oak|
|IA005||Burlington Composite Squadron||Burlington|
|IA007||Northwest Iowa Composite Squadron||Ottosen|
|IA041||Davenport Composite Squadron||Davenport|
|IA043||Dubuque Composite Squadron||Epworth|
|IA129||Cedar Rapids Composite Squadron||Iowa City|
- "eServices, National Headquarters". Civil Air Patrol. http://www.capnhq.gov. , login required
- "2014 Statistics". http://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/IowaWing_HR_174CB7192E503.pdf.
- "Civil Air Patrol". http://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/.
- "Emergency Services". http://www.iawgcap.com/es.html.
- "Cadet Programs". http://www.iawgcap.com/cp.html.
- "Aerospace Education". http://www.iawgcap.com/ae.html.
- "Civil Air Patrol Unit Directory". http://members.gocivilairpatrol.com/media/cms/Unit_Directory_3449B1BF3A9EC.pdf.
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