Welcome to the Massachusetts Wing Public Affairs Newsletter Page
Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with 58,000 members nationwide. 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 was credited by the AFRCC with saving 72 lives in fiscal year 2009.
Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and counter-drug missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 23,000 young people currently participating in CAP cadet programs. CAP has been performing missions for America for 68 years.
The Massachusetts Wing oversees all CAP operations, which includes Search and Rescue, Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education within the Commonwealth.
The Public Affairs office is the custodian of the good name and image of the Civil Air Patrol, and is charged with presenting the Civil Air Patrol to the public under its most favorable light.
For more information on Massachusetts Wing, Civil Air Patrol - contact the Public Affairs Office.
Director - Public Affairs Office
Lt Colonel Keith E Raymond