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HISTORY OF
Mineral Area Senior Squadron
CIVIL AIR PATROL
Auxiliary of the United States Air Force

1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

HISTORY
of
MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Prepared By
Captain, CAP
Richard Ford Wing Historian

Reviewed By
Lt Col.Charles Harter, CAP
Mineral Area Senior Squadron Commander

COMMANDER'S APPROVAL LETTER

MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON
CIVIL AIR PATROL
UNITED STATES AIR FOR AUXILIARY
7444 WILLIAM LANE
BONNE TERRE , MO 63620
3 March 2018
As commander of Mineral Area Senior Squadron, I approve this history of the squadron.

Charles K. Harter, LtCol-CAP
Commander-Mineral Area Senior Squadron

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE ..............................................................................................................1
COMMANDER’S APPROVAL LETTER ................................................................4
INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF ....................................................................... 7
TABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................................................................................5
NARRATIVE
CHAPTER I: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS ..................................................................7
Search and Rescue ......................................................................................................7
Disaster Relief ............................................................................................................7
Homeland Security......................................................................................................7
Counterdrug ................................................................................................................7
CHAPTER II: DIRECTOR OF AEROSPACE EDUCATION .........................................7
Internal Aerospace Education ....................................................................................7
External Aerospace Education ...................................................................................7
CHAPTER III: DIRECTOR OF CADET PROGRAMS ...................................................7
Cadet Programs ..........................................................................................................7
Cadet Activities .........................................................................................................7
Drug Demand Reduction ..........................................................................................7
APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics ...........................................................9
Operations .................................................................................................................9
Aerospace Education ................................................................................................7
Cadet Programs ........................................................................................................7
APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics ..............................................................13
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a REGION/WING) ..............13
Unit Organization Chart ..........................................................................................14
Unit Command and Staff Listing ............................................................................15
APPENDIX III: Director of Logistics – Data and Statistics............................................16
Supply ......................................................................................................................16
Transportation ..........................................................................................................16
Maintenance .............................................................................................................16
APPENDIX IV: Director of Communications – Data and Statistics ...............................17
Communications Operations ....................................................................................17
Communications Facilities and Equipment .............................................................17
APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics..................18
Professional Development ......................................................................................18

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics .....................................................19
Administration .......................................................................................................19
Personnel ................................................................................................................19
Recruiting and Retention .......................................................................................19
Plans and Programs ................................................................................................19
Public Affairs .........................................................................................................19
Information Technology ........................................................................................19
Finance - Financial Statement ................................................................................19
Chaplain .................................................................................................................19
Historian .................................................................................................................19
Health Services ......................................................................................................19
APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers – Data and Statistics ......................................21
Inspector General ...................................................................................................21
Safety .....................................................................................................................21
Government Relations ...........................................................................................21
Legal ......................................................................................................................21

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INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF & BRIEF UNIT NARRATIVE

The Mineral Area Senior Squadron Wing
Wing Commander
Vice Commander

Col Charles Hater
Maj Steve Brust
GRADE
GRADE

Chief of Staff

GRADE
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES

Chapter I

OPERATIONS

Search and Rescue
CAPTAIN BRAMMRT, 2DLT WEST, MAJOR BRUST AND LTCOL HARTER
PARTICIPATED IN MISSION 17-M-0586A - MISSING PERSON AT BUNKER, MO.WE
ASSISTED IN LINE SEARCHES WITH OTHER SQUADRONS.
Disaster Relief
LTCOL HARTER AND CAPTAIN FORD PARTICIPATED IN MISSION17-1-4928
FLOODING ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. LTCOL HARTER MONITORED THE CIVIL AIR
PATROL AIRCRAFT IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. CAPTAIN FORD RAN
COMMUNICATION ON THE BETWEEN LTCOL HARTER AND THE AIRCRAFT.
Homeland Security
N/A
Counterdrug
N/A
Chapter II AEROSPACE EDUCATION

Internal Aerospace Education
A MISSION SCANNER GROUND SCHOOL WAS CONDUCTED BY THE MINERAL AREA
SENIOR SQUADRON. CAPTAIN TERRIL ALLIES ACHIEVED THE YEAGER AWARD
THIS YEAR.
External Aerospace Education
MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON HELD A STATIC DISPLAY AT THE FESTUS,
MISSOURI FLY-IN, BONNE TERRE AIR FESTIVAL AND AT THE SPARTA, IL. FLY-IN.
WE ALSO HAD A BOOTH AT THE HERCULANEUIN MO. FIRE ENGINE RALLY.
Chapter III

CADET PROGRAMS

Cadet Programs

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N/A
Cadet Activities
N/A
Drug Demand Reduction
N/A

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APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
Aircraft Coordinator
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
CIS Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Director Counterdrug Operations
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
Director of Emergency Services
Disaster Relief Officer
ES Training Officer

Capt Terril Allies
Capt Terril Allies
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
Maj Steve Brust
Lt Col Timothy Willis
2d Lt Steve Hise

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
1. CAPTAIN TERRIL ALLIES OVERSEES AIRCRAFT ASSIGN TO MINERAL
AREA SENIOR SQUADRON.
Aircraft Coordinator
1. CAPTAIN ALLIES WITH THE HELP OF LT. RANDALL CALLAHAN

Standardization/Evaluation Officer
1.
CIS Officer
1. N/A
Homeland Security Officer
1. N/A
Director Counterdrug Operations
1. N/A
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
1. N/A
Director of Emergency Services
1. MAJOR STEVE BRUST CONTROL ALL TRAINING AND COORDINATES ALL
EMERGENCY SERVICES.
Disaster Relief Officer

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1. LTCOL TIMOTHY WILLS ASSIST WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES
TRAINING AND COORDINATES DISASTER RELIEF WITH LOCAL
AND STATE DISASTER OFFICIALS.
ES Training Officer
1. LT STEVE HISE HAS PLAN SEVERAL TRAINING SCENARIO'S TO
KEEP OPERATION EFFICIENCY.
2. MISSION STAFF TRAINING WAS HELD IN FEBRUARY.
3. COORDINATES SEVERAL SQUADRONS FORM DIFFERENCE
LOCATIONS TO RUN GROUND TEAMS ON A SORTIES.
4. SCANNER GROUND SCHOOL TRAINING.
5. SEVERAL GROUND TEAM TRAINING CLASS'S.

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AEROSPACE EDUCATION
Director of Aerospace Education
Internal Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education

Lt Col Charles Harter
Lt Col Charles Harter
Lt Col Charles Harter

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Aerospace Education
1. LTCOL CHARLES HARTER
Internal Aerospace Education
1. MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON CONDUCTED STATIC
DISPLAYS AT THE FESTUS, MISSOURI FLY-IN, THE BONNE
TERRE AIR FESTIVAL AND THE SPARTA, ILLINOIS FLY-IN.
External Aerospace Education
1. MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON CONDUCTED A MISSION
SCANNER GROUND SCHOOL AT THE BONNE TERRE AIRPORT.
YEAGER AWARD WAS ACHIEVED BY CAPTAIN TERRIL ALLIES.
CADET PROGRAMS
Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development
Region/Wing Cadet Leadership School Coordinator
Cadet Honor Academy Coordinator
Cadet Advisory Council Chair
Director of Drug Demand Reduction

GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY MONTH YEAR – MONTH YEAR
Director of Cadet Programs
1. N/A
YEAR-YEAR REGION Cadet Advisory Council representatives:
1. N/A
Cadet Conference
1. N/A
Region Cadet Leadership School (RCLS)
1. N/A
Cadet Honor Academy (CHA)
1. N/A
REGION Cadet Competition or
1. N/A

Wing Cadet Competition

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Director of Drug Demand Reduction
1. N/A

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APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a WING)

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Unit Organization Chart
(ATTACH UNIT ORGANIZATION CHART HERE)

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Unit Command and Staff Listing
(ATTACH COMMAND AND STAFF DOCUMENT HERE)

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APPENDIX III: Director of Logistics – Data and Statistics
LOGISTICS
Director of Logistics
Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Maintenance Officer

2d Lt Bruce West
Capt Richard Ford
2d Lt Bruce West
2d Lt Bruce West

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Logistics
1. 2DS LT WEST SUPERVISE ALL ASPECTS OF LOGISTICS, RESULTING IN
AN EXCEPTIONAL RATING FOR OUR SUI IN SEPT. 2017
Supply Officer
1. MAINTAINS SQUADRON INVENTORY AND SUPPLIES. KEEPS
INVENTORY LIST UP TO DATE.
Transportation Officer
1. HAS MADE SURE THE SQUADRON VAN WAS MISSION READY AT
A MOMENTS NOTICE.
Maintenance Officer
1. CONDUCTED MONTHLY MAINTENANCE CHECKS ON THE
SQUADRON VAN.

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APPENDIX IV: Director of Communications – Data and Statistics
COMMUNICATIONS
Director of Communications
Communications Licensing Officer
ORMS Officer
HF Coordination Officer

2d Lt James White
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Communications
1. MONITORED COMMUNICATIONS TRAINING AND MISSION .
Communications Licensing Officer
1.
ORMS Officer
1.
HF Coordination Officer
1.
Communications Operations
1. CONDUCTED AN ICUT CLASS AT BONNE TERRE MISSOURI
AIRPORT. ALSO MENTORED SEVERAL MEMBERS IN THE
SQUADRON ON COMMUNICATIONS.
Communications Facilities and Equipment
1. SET UP ANTENNE FOR VHF AT THE FBO OFFICE AT THE BONNE
TERRE MO. AIRPORT.
2. INTER-SQUAD RADIOS ARE USED BY GROUND TEAMS DURING
TRAINING AND MISSIONS.
3. VHF IS USED BY MISSION BASE TO COMMUNICATE TO GROUND
TEAMS VAN AND AIRCRAFT.

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APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development

Maj Donald Thurmar

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Professional Development
1. HE HAS HELPED OUR MEMBERS TO PROGRESS THRU THE STEPS OF
THEIR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics
Director of Administration
Director of Personnel
Director of Recruiting and Retention
Director of Plans and Programs
Director of Public Affairs
Director of Information Technology
Finance - Financial Statement
Chaplain
Historian
Health Services

Maj Harold Vogt
Capt Clarence Brammer
GRADE
GRADE
Capt David Houser
2d Lt Steven Hise
2d Lt Bruce West
Capt Clarence Brammer
Capt Richard Ford
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Administration
1. MADE SURE THAT THE FILE CABINET WAS UP TO DATE.
Director of Personnel
1. INPUT ALL INFORMATION INTO THE PERSONNEL FILES.
Director of Recruiting and Retention
1.
Director of Plans & Programs
1.
Director of Public Affairs
1. SUBMITTED ARTICLES TO THE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS.
Director of Information Technology
1. MADE SURE OUR COMPUTERS WERE OPERATIONAL AT ALL TIMES.
Information Technology Officer
1.
Finance - Financial Statement
1. WORKED WITH OUR WING BANKER. DOCUMENTED OUR EXPENSES
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
Chaplain
1. MINERAL AREA SENIOR SQUADRON HAS 2 CHAPLAINS. BOTH ARE
WORKING CISM TRAINING.
Historian
1. THE HISTORIAN WAS ABLE TO KEPT TRACK OF SQUADRON
ACCOMPANIMENTS.
Health Services

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1. N/A

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APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers – Data and Statistics
Inspector General
Safety
Government Relations
Legal

GRADE
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Inspector General
1. N/A
Safety
1. N/A
Government Relations
1. N/A
Legal
1. N/A

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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
Richard Ford, Capt, CAP
Department of the Historian

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