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NCR-MO-129 - Charles R. Long Senior Squadron - 2017 History

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NCR-MO-129 - Charles R. Long Senior Squadron - 2017 History

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HISTORY
of
NCR MO-129
Kansas City Charles R. Long
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

HISTORY
of
NCR MO-129
Kansas City Charles R. Long
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Prepared By
CAPT KEVIN S. HUCKABY, CAP
NCR MO-129 Historian

Reviewed By
Major RICK VEACH
MO-129 Squadron Commander, CAP

COMMANDERS APPROVAL LETTER

INTRODUCTION TO THE SQUADRON
MAJ. RICK VEACH - SQUADRON COMMANDER
MAJ. TOM CANNON - DEPUTY COMMANDER
SUMMARY UNIT NARRATIVE
THE NCR MO-129 SQUADRON IS LOCATED IN THE KANSAS CITY, JACKSON COUNTY,
STATE OF MISSOURI AND FEMA REGION 7 AREA. THIS MAJOR URBAN AREA IS
ENCOMPASSED BY LARGE AND MOSTLY FLAT FARM/AGRICULTURE, HEAVILY
WOOD AREAS AND THE MISSOURI RIVER, WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE TRUMAN
MOA. THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE DIVERSE AREAS UNIQUE FOR SAR, FEMA AND
DNR MISSIONS. THE URBAN CORES, DENSELY TREED AREAS, AND FARMLANDS
PRESENT SPECIFIC CHALLENGES TO CONDUCT THE CONGRESSIONALLYMANDATED MISSIONS OF CAP. IN ADDITION, THE SQUADRON IS ACTIVELY
RECRUITING, TRAINING AND RETAINING MEMBERS TO CONDUCT THESE VERY
IMPORTANT MISSIONS TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY. THE UNIT MAINTAINS
(THREE) AIRCRAFT FOR THE USE IN AVIATION MISSIONS BASED AT CHARLES B.
WHEELER DOWNTOWN AIRPORT KMKC (KANSAS CITY, MO).
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE ..............................................................................................................1
COMMANDER’S APPROVAL LETTER.................................................................3
INTRODUCTION TO THE SQUADRON ................................................................4
TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................6
NARRATIVE
CHAPTER I: OPERATIONS ............................................................................................. 7
CHAPTER II: AEROSPACE EDUCATION
Internal Aerospace Education ................................................................................. 8
External Aerospace Education ................................................................................ 9
CHAPTER III: Operations
Training Operations .............................................................................................. 10
Officer of Emergency Services ............................................................................. 10
APPENDIX I: Units Map and Organization - Data and Statistics
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within MOWING) ......................... 11
Unit Organization and Command Chart ............................................................... 12
CHAPTER IV: Logistics
Supply ................................................................................................................... 13
Aircraft Maintenance ............................................................................................ 13
CHAPTER V: Communications
Communications Operations ................................................................................. 14
CHAPTER VI: Professional Development
Professional Development .................................................................................... 15
CHAPTER VII: Staff Officers
Administration ...................................................................................................... 16
Personnel ............................................................................................................... 16
Recruiting and Retention ...................................................................................... 16
Plans and Programs ............................................................................................... 16
Public Affairs ........................................................................................................ 16
Information Technology ....................................................................................... 16
Finance - Financial Statement ............................................................................... 16
Historian................................................................................................................ 16
Inspector General .................................................................................................. 17
Safety .................................................................................................................... 17
Legal ..................................................................................................................... 17

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INTRODUCTION OF UNIT COMMANDERS & BRIEF UNIT NARRATIVE
NCR | MO-129 Kansas City Charles R. Long - Senior Squadron
Squadron Commander
Deputy Commander

RICK VEACH
TOM CANNON

MAJOR
MAJOR

MAJOR ACTIVITIES
Chapter I
OPERATIONS
 MAJOR EVENTS:
A. GROUP 1 SAREX – 8 MARCH 2017
AIRCREWS FROM MO-129
B. AIRCREW AT 3EX OPEN HOUSE - 8 APRIL 2017
MAJOR VEACH, CAPT HUCKABY, AND 1ST LT. JONES ATTENDEES
C. MO RIVER FLOODING DISASTER RELIEF/AP MISSION:17-C-4097, 2 MAY 2017
(TWO) AIRCREWS FROM MO-129
D. DNR MMII PHOTOGRAPHY – 9 SEPTEMBER 2017
MAJOR CANNON, MAJOR WINKERT, CAPT HUCKABY
E. AIRCREW WORKED WITH KCPD AND CARETRAK SYSTEM EVALUATION - 21
OCTOBER 2017
MAJOR CANNON, CAPT HUCKABY, 2ND LT.SHUMAN
F. MO-129 AIRCREWS HAVE FLOWN IN CONJUNCTION WITH KCPD USING THE
CARETRAK SYSTEM (WWW.CARETRAK.COM) FOR LOCATION OF LOST AND
MISSING PERSONS. THE ORIGINAL STORY AIRED ON THE LOCAL NEWS
STATION IN MAY OF 2016 ON FOX 4 NEWS.
HTTP://FOX4KC.COM/2016/05/20/KANSAS-CITY-POLICE-PRACTICE-USINGDRONES-FOR-FUTURE-SEARCH-AND-RESCUE-OPERATIONS/
G. SELF-FUNDED SAREX – 4 DECEMBER 2017
AIRCREW FROM MO-129
H. THROUGHOUT CY 2017, MO-129 CONDUCTED 48 CADET O-RIDES WITH
CADETS FROM HARRY S TRUMAN COMP SQUADRON MO-023.

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Chapter II AEROSPACE EDUCATION
Internal Aerospace Education

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External Aerospace Education

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Chapter III Training Operations
COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017 OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
MO-129 SQUADRON FLEW SEVERAL SAR/ELT TRAINING FLIGHTS AS WELL AS
FUNDED PROFICIENCY FLIGHTS TO QUALIFY AIRCREW MEMBERS.
Officer of Emergency Services
ES Training Officer
1. 1. MO-129 SENIOR SQUADRON CONDUCTED SEVERAL ES TRAINING
OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
A. MISSION SCANNER CLASSES
B. MISSION OBSERVER CLASSES
C. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES
D. BECKER SAR DF-517 TRAINING CLASSES
E. G1000 KIOSK TRAINING
THIS TRAINING RESULTED IN THE SUCCESSFUL TRAINING OF 6 NEW
AIRCREW MEMBERS (2 OBSERVERS, 4 MISSION SCANNERS, 3 AERIAL
PHOTOGRAPHERS).

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APPENDIX I: MO Wing Units - Data and Statistics
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a WING)

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Unit Organization and Unit Command Chart

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CHAPTER IV: Officer of Logistics
LOGISTICS
Director of Logistics
Supply Officer
Maintenance Officer

CAPTAIN JEFF MORTON
CAPTAIN JEFF MORTON
CAPTAIN JEFF MORTON

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Logistics
1. COMMUNICATIONS, SUPPLY, AND AIRCRAFT INVENTORIES WERE
COMPLETED.
2. ALL OF THE CAP PROPERTY ITEMS WERE INVENTORIED CORRECTLY
AND ACCOUNTED FOR TO MOWING DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS.
Supply Officer
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Maintenance Officer
1. ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS (1ST AND 3RD SATURDAYS) AT
SQUADRON MEETINGS, THE AIRCRAFT(S) STATUS REPORT
WAS BRIEFED TO SQUADRON PERSONNEL. THE AIRCRAFT
MANAGER REPORTED MISSION READY AND SCHEDULED
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE PLANS AND/OR IN PROGRESS
MAINTENANCE STATUS LEVELS OF ASSIGNED AIRCRAFT TO
THE UNIT.

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CHAPTER V: Officer of Communications
COMMUNICATIONS
Officer of Communications

MAJOR MIKE HACKLEY

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Officer of Communications
1. DIRECTED AND PLANNED THE COMMUNICATIONS AND
COMMUNICATIONS ASSETS FOR THE UNIT.
2. TRAINED BASIC RADIO OPERATIONS I-CUT TRAINING AS AN
ONGOING TRAINING FOR NEW CAP MEMBERS.
3. TRAINED/REFRESHED AIRCREWS ON THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF
THE AIRBORNE REPEATER.
4. VERIFIED THAT EQUIPMENT WAS INVENTORIED CORRECTLY FOR
ACCOUNTABILITY.
5. PARTICIPANT IN THE VHF GROUP NET WHEN AVAILABLE.

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CHAPTER VI: Officer of Professional Development
Professional Development
CAPTAIN KEVIN HUCKABY – Primary
SM CATHY BOEHME – Assistant

Officers of Professional Development

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Professional Development
1. KEVIN HUCKABY WAS APPOINTED OFFICER OF PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT 1 FEBRUARY 2014.
2. CATHY BOEHME WAS APPOINTED OFFICER OF PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT – ASST. 4 NOVEMBER 2017.
A. IMPLEMENTED THE NEW GUIDELINES FROM CAP PAMPHLET 40-40, 16 MARCH
2017 FOR PAO SPECIALTY TRACK.
B. MAINTAINED UNIT AND MEMBER TRAINING RECORDS AS OUTLINED IN CAPR
50-17.
C. WORKED THE UNIT COMMANDER TO ENSURE THE OTJ TRAINING WAS
OFFERED AND DUTY ASSIGNMENTS WERE MADE MATCH THE SQUADRON
NEEDS.
D. ANSWERED QUESTIONS AND ASSISTED PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS IN
COMPLETION OF APPLICABLE FORMS TO JOIN CAP.
E. PREPARED DOCUMENTATION IN SUPPORT OF TRAINING AWARDS FOR THE
COMMANDER TO REVIEW.
F. SUBMITTED TO THE UNIT COMMANDER PROMOTIONS AND TRAINING
AWARDS.
G. CONDUCTED LEVEL 1 ORIENTATIONS FOR NEW MEMBERS, ACTING AS THEIR
FIRST MENTOR OR ASSIGNING THEM TO A TRAINED MENTOR WITH EQUAL
SKILLS (PILOT OR NON-PILOT).
H. ENSURE UNIT POSITIONS ARE ENTERED INTO ESERVICES (CAPF 2A) UPON
APPOINTMENT BY THE UNIT COMMANDER.

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APPENDIX VI: Unit Officers
Officer of Administration
Officer of Personnel
Officer of Public Affairs
Officer of Information Technology
Finance
Historian

MAJOR JEFF STEPHENS
SM CATHY BOEHME
CAPTAIN KEVIN HUCKABY
CAPTAIN KEVIN HUCKABY
CAPTAIN RON HOSKINS
CAPTAIN KEVIN HUCKABY

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Officer of Administration

1. UPDATED ALL WING SUPPLEMENTS AND WING FORM TO BRING THEM
CURRENT. POSTED THE INFORMATION TO THE UNIT WEBSITE.
Officer of Personnel
1. PROCESSED PROMOTIONS THAT NEEDED APPROVAL AND
SUBMITTED THEM TO THE UNIT COMMANDER. ADVISED THE
COMMANDER WHEN APPROVED.
2. EVALUATED NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS, PROMOTIONS AND
OTHER AWARDS DUE TO MEMBERS.
Officer of Public Affairs
1. ATTENDED NCR AND NEBRASKA WING CONFERENCE: 24-25 MARCH 2017
IN OMAHA, NB.
2. THE SQUADRON HAS A STRONG SENIOR PROGRAM AND MEMBERS ARE
ACTIVE IN CAP’S AVIATION EMERGENCY SERVICES MISSIONS. THE
SQUADRON PAO HAS BEEN IN THE POSITION FOR (SIX) YEARS AND HAS
SUCCESS WORKING WITH MEMC (METROPOLITAN EMERGENCY
MANAGER COMMITTEE) REPRESENTING CAP AT MONTHLY MEETINGS.
Officer of Information Technology
1. MAINTAINED THE UNIT WEBSITE WWW.KCCRL.ORG AND PROTECTED
THE SITE WITH INCREASED INTERNET SECURITY PROTOCOL.
Finance
1. CAPT HOSKINS HAS COMPLIED WITH FINANCE AUTHORIZATIONS (CAPF
172) AND PROCEDURES IAW CAP REGULATIONS.
2. MAINTAINED ACCOUNTING RECORDS FOR ALL UNIT EXPENSES.
Historian
1. WORKED WITH SQUADRON MEMBERS IN COMPILING INFORMATION FOR
THE 2017 HISTORY. IN 2017, ALL OF THE INFORMATION WAS COMPILED
USING A NEW TEMPLATE SYSTEM FROM NATIONAL.

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CHAPTER VII: Unit Officers
Inspector General
Safety Officer

MAJOR RICK VEACH
MAJOR TOM CANNON

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Inspector General
1. 1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Safety
1. THE SQUADRON CONDUCT REGULAR SAFETY BRIEFINGS THROUGH THE
YEAR AND OBSERVED SAFETY DAY DURING 2017.
2. RISK MANAGEMENT (RM) WAS DISCUSSED DURING MO-129 UNIT SAFETY
MEETINGS.
3. ALL NEW MEMBERS RECEIVED INITIAL RISK MANAGEMENT (RM)
FAMILIARIZATION TRAINING.

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THIS ANNUAL REPORT IS FAITHFULLY EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED BY THE
BELOW SIGNED CIVIL AIR PATROL HISTORIAN REPRESENTING THE
AFOREMENTIONED UNIT. ALL INFORMATION IS RECORDED AS SUBMITTED BY
THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AND ASSIGNED PERSONNEL “AS IS” AND
REPRESENTS STATISTICAL DATA, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AND UNIT
ACTIVITIES FOR THE SPECIFIED PERIOD OF ASSESSMENT AND RECORDING. THE
UNIT HISTORIAN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VERACITY OR ACCURACY OF
INFORMATION.
Submitted by
KEVIN S. HUCKABY, CAPT, CAP
NCR MO-129 Historian

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