b'http://www.njwg.cap.gov/cadet-programscurriculum that focuses on leadership, aerospace, fitnessThe Civil Air Patrol is a federally chartered non-profitand character. As cadets participate in these four elements,corporation that is also the Air Force auxiliary. CAPs mission they advance through a series of achievements, earningis supporting Americas communities with emergency honors and increased responsibilities along the way. Many ofresponse, diverse aviation and ground services, youththe nations astronauts, pilots, engineers and scientists firstdevelopment and promotion of air, space and cyber power explored their careers through CAP. through aerospace education. CAP flies a wide range ofoperational missions daily, including search and rescue, disaster response and supporting counterdrugoperations. They also execute aerial target missionsto maintain combat readiness of air defense assets,Birthplace of Civil Air Patrol conduct special-use airspace surveys and fly orientation New Jersey was the Birthplace of Civil Air Patrol in 1941,flights for teachers, Air Force ROTC and Air Force JROTC with CAPs Coast Patrol Base 1 located at Bader Field, incadets.Atlantic City.Today, New Jersey Wing has over 1,350 members, New Jersey Wing Headquartersconsisting of cadets, who are between the ages of 12 and 21,3412 Neely Roadand senior members, who must be over 18 years of age. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08641Our members come from all walks of life, and most ofCivil Air Patrol National Headquartersthem have an interest in aviation or the space program and105 S. Hansell Streetenjoy helping our cadets grow into the next leaders Maxwell AFB, AL 36112of America.Air Force Reserve Command provides the U.S. Air ForceThe mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fightCivil Air Patrols founded on Dec. 1, 1941, to mobilize about 14 percent of the Total Force for about 4 percent of theand win.in air, space and cyberspace. the nations civilian aviation resources for national defense manpower budget. The Reserve does two missions no oneTo achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision: Theservice, CAP has evolved into a premier public service else does in the entire Department of Defense - fixed-wingUnited States Air Force will be a trusted and reliable jointorganizationthatstillcarriesoutemergencyservice aerial spray missions to kill mosquitoes in the aftermath ofpartner with our sister services known for integrity in all ofmissions when neededin the air and on the ground.natural disasters and the Hurricane Hunters who monitorour activities, including supporting the joint mission first andAs a Total Force partner and Auxiliary of the U.S. Air hurricanes for the National Weather Service. foremost. We will provide compelling air, space, and cyberForce, Civil Air Patrol is there to search for and find the Air Force Reserve Command also supports space, flightcapabilities for use by the combatant commanders. We willlost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep test, special operations, aerial port operations, civil engineer,excel as stewards of all Air Force resources in service to thethe homeland safe. Its 60,000 members selflessly devote security forces, intelligence, military training, communications,American people, while providing precise and reliable Globaltheir time, energy and expertise toward the well-being mobility support, transportation and services missions. TheVigilance, Reach and Power for the nation. of their communities, while also promoting aviation and command is also administratively responsible for all the AirThe Air National Guard provides almost half of the Airrelatedfieldsthroughaerospace/STEMeducationand helping shape future leaders through CAPs cadet program.Forces individual mobilization augmentees. Forcestacticalairliftsupport,combatcommunicationsCivil Air Patrols missions for America are many, and List of bases under AFRC: functions, aeromedical evacuations and aerial refueling. Intodays adults and cadets perform their duties with the Buckley AFB, CODobbins ARB, GAMarch AFB, CA addition, the Air National Guard has total responsibility for airsame vigilance as its founding memberspreserving Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, TX defense of the entire United States. CAPs78-yearlegacyofservicewhilemaintainingits Robins AFB, GA commitment to nearly 1,500 communities nationwide.Thank You For Your Service Military Appreciation Resource Magizine 35'