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History
 of
 the
 North
 Carolina
 Wing
 
Civil
 Air
 Patrol
 
United
 States
 Air
 Force
 Auxiliary
 

 

 


 


 
2013
 
Volume
 1
 
Narrative
 


 
Written
 by
 Major
 Joseph
 E.
 Myers
 CAP
 
North
 Carolina
 Wing
 Historian
 

 

 

 
Col
 David
 Crawford
 CAP
 
Commander
 North
 Carolina
 Wing
 

 

 

 

 

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HISTORY
OF THE
NORTH CAROLINA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
1 January – 31 December 2013
Assigned to
Middle East Region, Civil Air Patrol

Headquartered at
Burlington, North Carolina

.
Joseph Myers
Maj. CAP
Wing Historian

.
David Crawford
Col. CAP
Wing Commander
Date Signed

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Office of Origin: NCWG/HO
Derived from: Multiple Sources


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Linage:
MER NC 001
Assigned to Middle East Region Civil Air Patrol
The North Carolina Wing Headquarters was established in December 1941, at
the CAA building in Charlotte NC, under the command of Junius M. Horner.
During the next 72 years Wing Headquarters has moved several times and now
is at the current location at the Burlington – Alamance Regional Airport.
Awards:
Unit Citation Awarded to North Carolina Wing on 5 September 2013.
National Headquarters personal authorization number NHQ 92.
This was the 8th award of the Unit Citation Award
for North Carolina Wing.
Wing Commander:
Col. David Crawford

July 2012 to Present.

Wing Vice Commander:
Lt Col Jonathan Wiggs

October 2013 to Present

Lt Col Max Benbow

July 2012 to October 2013

Chief of Staff:
Maj. Jason Bailey

October 2013 to Present

Lt Col Jonathan Wiggs

January 2009 to October 2013

Squadron Changes:
Costal Patrol Base 21 MER NC 140
Deactivation
Members transferred to MER NC 160.

Action # 2013-10-18-1

Spaatz Awards:
# 1875
# 1899

John A. Robertson
Josiah L. Gourley

3/23/2013
7/15/2013

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North Carolina Wing Alerting Sectors

North Carolina Wing Squadron Locations, with Unit charter numbers.
Headquarters, North Carolina Wing
Burlington, NC
North Carolina State Legislative Squadron
Burlington, NC
Headquarters, Group 1
Fletcher, NC
Asheville Composite Squadron
Fletcher, NC
Gastonia Comosite Squadron
Gastonia, NC
Shelby Composite Squadron
Shelby, NC
Hickory Composite Squadron
Hickory, NC
Boone Composite Squadron
Boone, NC
Headquarters, Group 2
Burlington, NC
Burlington Composite Squadron
Burlington, NC
Randolph Composite Squadron
Asheboro, NC
Franklin County Composite Squadron
Louisburg, NC
Orange County Composite Squadron
Hillsborough, NC
Apex Cadet Squadron
Apex, NC
Headquarters Group 3
Roanoke Rapids
Raleigh-Wake Composite Squadron
Raleigh, NC
Tar River Composite Squadron
Elm City, NC
Pitt- Greenville Composite Squadron
Greenville, NC
Cunningham Field Composite Squadron
MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Halifax Composite Squadron
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Elizabeth City Composite Squadron
Elizabeth City, NC
* Costal Patrol Base 21(Dechartered 18 October 2013 ) Beaufort, NC
Headquarters, Group 4
Burlington, NC
Sugar Valley Composite Squadron
Mocksville, NC
Winston Salem Composite Squadron
Winston Salem, NC
111th Search & Rescue Cadet Squadron
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Senior Squadron
Charlotte, NC
South Piedmont Senior Squadron
Indian Trail, NC
Iredell Composite Squadron
Statesville, NC
South Charlotte Cadet Squadron
Waxhaw, NC
Headquarters Group 5
No Specific Location Given
Fayetteville Composite Squadron
Pope Army Airfield, NC
Cape Fear Composite Squadron
Wilmington, NC
Moore County Composite Squadron
Carthage, NC


 

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NC 001
NC 999
NC 011
NC 019
NC 024
NC 050
NC 124
NC 135
NC 002
NC 022
NC 017
NC 145
NC 150
NC 301
NC 003
NC 048
NC 057
NC 079
NC 160
NC 169
NC 305
NC 140*
NC 004
NC 052
NC 082
NC 111
NC 121
NC 137
NC162
NC 300
NC 005
NC 007
NC 023
NC 031

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Goldsboro Composite Squadron
Johnston County Cadet Squadron
Brunswick County Composite Squadron
Sandhills Senior Squadron
Clinton-Sampson Flight

Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Smithfield, NC
Oak Island, NC
Fayetteville, NC
Clinton, NC

NC 126
NC 143
NC 170
NC 171
NC 173

Chronology
North Carolina Wing
1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013

Date

Event

January
10
19
24
27

ELT Mission
Number 13 – M – 0019
ELT Mission
Number 13 – M – 13 – A – 0030
New Wing Website and email address announced
ELT Mission
Number 13 – M – 0041

February
10
23
March

Wing Commander’s Call
Wing Historian's Conference.

3
22
25

NCWG members visit Legislators at the US Capitol
US Government Appropriations Bill passed preserving CAP funding
NCWG Air and Ground Crews qualify for Glider Operations at Danville VA

April
14
17
19
21
29

Group 2 Professional Development Weekend
NCWG Accepts delivery of the first glider of the new glider program
US Coast Guard Assistance Mission – Number 13 – M – 165A
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0169
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0183

May
10
23
31

Appreciation Ceremony for the Raleigh Durham Airport Authority hosted
by the Raleigh - Wake Composite Squadron
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M 0226
Crash Site Surveillance Mission
Number
13 - C -5933

June
11
25

ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0273
North Carolina Wing Encampment

July
14
16
18
25


 

North Carolina Wing Honors WW 2 Member at a special Ceremony
North Carolina Wing Commander's Call
EPIRB Mission
Number 13 - M - 0357
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0366
Tri - Wing SAR Exercise

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August
4
14

Record setting day of operations for North Carolina Wing Glider Program
North Carolina Wing Partners with NC Department of Agriculture for Disaster
Relief
Wing Commanders Call.
Shadow Support Mission
Number 13 - 1 - 6993

17
25
September
2
2
5
9
12
14
17

Group 2 Aerospace Education Day at Sugar Valley
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0476
Tri - Wing SAR Evaluation Begins
Tri - Wing SAR Evaluation Concludes Declared a Success
Shelby Composite Squadron Hosts SLS
Japanese IACE Cadets Visit North Carolina Wing
North Carolina Wing Awarded 8th Unit Citation

October
4
4
14
31

Joint North Carolina/ South Carolina Wing Conference
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0551
Raleigh - Wake Composite Squadron honors WW 2 Veteran
Orange County Composite Squadron holds Disaster Relief Training

November
3
16
18
30

North Carolina Wing Ranger School
North Carolina Wing Annual Pig Picking
ELT Mission
Number 13 - M - 0620
Wing Wide Cadet Training Weekend

December
12

Raleigh - Wake Composite Squadron provides honor guard for North Carolina

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14

State Annual Christmas Tree Ceremony
Professional Development Weekend
Wreaths Across America

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Aerospace Education
No aerospace education reports were submitted to the Wing Historian for 2013.
During the year Lt Col James Williams retired after a long career in the Civil Air Patrol,
his contributions to the Wing's Aerospace Education Program will be missed. Lt Col
Williams replacement is Maj. Eric Orgain.
Model Rocketry continued to be an area of focus for 2013.

Cadet Programs
The North Carolina Wing Cadets have been very active during 2013. The cadets
participated in the Middle East Region Cadet Competition with Apex Cadet Squadron
representing the North Carolina Wing. During 2013 they cadets also attended a Wing
Encampment at North Carolina National Guard Training Facility at Camp Butner, in
Butner North Carolina. During 2013 Cadets from various Squadrons participated in
Aerospace Education Days, with model rocketry and orientation flights being some of
the events taking place. NC Wing cadets also benefited from a new glider program with
cadets participating in a total of 52 glider flights during 2013.
Cadet Program Statistics;
Total Number of Cadets

681

Orientation Flights

879

Awards
Spaatz

2

Eaker

3

Earhart

16

Mitchell

48

DDR
Capt Joel H. Lipsey NC Wing DDRO reported 100% compliance for 2013.

* No data submitted NCWG CP staff - information drawn from the Spaatz Association
website, CAPNHQ website, and the NCWG website*

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Emergency Services/ Operations
During 2013 the Wing was very active with training and actual missions. North Carolina
Wing responded to calls for assistance from the U.S. Air Force and other state support
missions as well. During 2013 the North Carolina Wing Completed 21 missions; 15
Search and Rescue missions resulting in credit for 11 finds, and 7 other State Support
missions.

North Carolina Wing Statistics:
11 Single Engine Aircraft.
1 Glider
18 Ground Vehicles

Total Hours Flown:
Cadet Orientation Flights

2,738
879

13 VHF/FM Fixed Repeaters
2 VHF/FM Airborne Tactical Repeaters
242 VHF/FM Stations
39 HF Stations
Emergency Services Qualified Personnel
Aircrew Qualified Personnel
Total Number of Wing Personnel
Senior Members
Cadets

974
276
1536
855
681

* List of NC Wing Actual Missions*
** No information submitted by the NCWG Operations Staff data drawn from the NCWG
Legislative Day Newsletter.

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Information Technology
2013 was a year of innovation for the North Carolina Wing Information Technology
Department, as shown by the list of projects completed during the year. Below is a list
of the projects completed.

NC
 Wing
 Information
 Technology
 Yearly
 Projects
 
• Moved
 the
 NCWG
 Email
 and
 Primary
 Web
 server
 from
 the
 admin
 building
 in
 Raleigh
 to
 
the
 State
 Emergency
 Operations
 Center.
 
• Installed
 new
 Firewall,
 DNS
 Server
 and
 reconfigured
 Smart
 post
 server
 in
 NC
 Wing
 HQ.
 
• Installation
 of
 Guest
 Wireless
 Network
 and
 separation
 of
 the
 network
 on
 a
 new
 Subnet.
 
• Installation
 of
 backups
 for
 Wing
 HQ
 Systems.
 
• Installation
 of
 new
 HQ
 Wireless
 System
 Broadcast
 throughout
 the
 entire
 Wing
 HQ
 
• Upgrade
 of
 the
 Wing
 Webserver
 to
 a
 VM
 on
 a
 blade
 server
 in
 the
 EOC
 for
 redundancy
 
and
 improved
 performance.
 
• Upgrade
 of
 the
 Wing
 Email
 Server
 to
 Mail
 Enable
 8.0.
 Security
 was
 added
 to
 the
 system
 
for
 SSL
 and
 TLS
 Connections
 for
 IMAP
 connections
 
• Installation
 of
 Pan
 Tilt
 Zoom
 Remote
 control
 camera
 in
 the
 Wing
 HQ
 Auditorium
 for
 
broadcasting
 to
 the
 web.
 
• Installation
 of
 6
 speakers,
 wireless
 audio
 system,
 microphones,
 and
 amplifiers
 in
 the
 
Wing
 HQ
 Auditorium
 for
 improved
 performance
 and
 for
 broadcasting.
 
• Installation
 of
 new
 audio
 cables
 in
 the
 Wing
 HQ
 Auditorium
 
• Installation
 of
 all
 new
 wired
 Ethernet
 connections
 to
 the
 cubicle
 areas
 
• Streamlining
 of
 the
 HQ
 LAN
 
• Installation
 of
 NEW
 TV
 in
 the
 HQ
 Library
 and
 installation
 Cable
 and
 PC
 Connections
 to
 
the
 TV
 
• Configuration
 of
 3
 New
 PCs
 in
 Wing
 HQ
 
• Secured
 Google
 Grants
 for
 Education
 for
 Email
 and
 Google
 Apps
 Hosting
 for
 the
 entire
 
Wing.
 
• Creation
 of
 the
 Apps
 Server
 to
 host
 squadron
 level
 email
 accounts.
 
 
• Setup
 of
 Google
 Hangouts
 for
 use
 of
 Video
 Conferencing.
 
 
• Setup
 of
 External
 Hosting
 System
 to
 allow
 for
 Squadron
 level
 website,
 external
 hosting
 
and
 email
 backups
 
• Complete
 overhaul
 of
 the
 Wing
 DNS
 Servers
 to
 allow
 for
 more
 function.
 
Information provided by 1st Lt Tony Bradley, IT Director North Carolina Wing.

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Appendix 1
Bibliography
Spaatz Association website
CAPNHQ National webiste list of cadet awards for 2013
2013 NCWG News Releases NC Wing website
2013 Missions PDF from Lt Col John May
2013 Issues of Carolina Wingspan
2013 NCWG Legislative Day Newsletter
NC Wing websiteAlerting Sectors
List of Squadrons
Wing Staff Directory
NC Wing Civil Air Patrol wiki
NC 140 De Charter Action PDF

Squadron Histories reported to NC Wing
NC 019 Asheville Composite Squadron
NC 300 South Charlotte Cadet Squadron
E mail from NCWG DDRO - Capt Joel H. Lipsey

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Appendix 2
Glossary
AFB - Air Force Base
Eaker - Cadet Award awarded for completion of phase 4 of the cadet program.
This award is named for General Ira C. Eaker.
Earhart - Cadet Award awarded for completion of phase 3 of the cadet program.
This award is named for Amelia Earhart
ELT - Emergency Location Transmitter
DDR - Drug Demand Reduction
DDRO - Drug Demand Reduction Officer
IACE - International Air Cadet Exchange
MER - Middle East Region Civil Air Patrol
NCWG - North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol
Spaatz - Cadet Award. Highest cadet program award.
USAF - United States Air Force


 

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Appendix 3
NC Wing Aircraft

Aircraft Type

N-number CAP call sign

Regular Basing

Cessna C172S
Cessna C172P

N916CP
N9841L

CAP3202
CAP3203

Southport(SUT/Morehead City(MRH)
Halifax(IXA)/Pitt-Greenville(PGV)

Cessna C172P
Cessna C172P

N99162
N99832

CAP3204
CAP3205

Raleigh-Durham(RDU)
Monroe(JQF)

Cessna C172P

N99885

CAP3207

Concord(JQF)

Cessna C182T (G1000) N716CP
Cessna C182T (G1000) N963CP

CAP3208
CAP3209

Burlington(BUY)
Raleigh-Durham(RDU)

Cessna C172R
Cessna C182R

N991CP
N9930E

CAP3210
CAP3211

Asheville(AVL)
Winston-Salem(INT)

Cessna C182T (G1000) N727CP
Blanik L-23B/TG-10B
(Glider)

CAP3212

Asheville(AVL)
Louisburg NC


 

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NC Wing Ground Vehicles
32021

2009 Ford E - 350

Cape Fear Composite Squadron

32022

2010 Dodge Caravan

North Carolina Wing HQ

32018

2011 Ford E - 350

Winston Salem Composite Squadron

32023

2011 Ford E - 350

Raleigh Wake Composite Squadron

32027

2012 Ford E - 350

Halifax Composite Squadron

32029

2012 Ford E - 350

Pitt-Greenville Composite

32028

2012 Ford Expedition

North Carolina Wing HQ

32008

2013 Ford E - 350

North Carolina Wing HQ

32025

1998 Trailer

Pitt-Greenville Composite Squdron

32020

2000 Chevy Astro van

Randolph County Composite Sqdrn

32002

1999 Ford E - 350

Shelby Composite Squadron

32019

1999 Ford E - 350

Group 5 HQ

32006

2006 Ford E - 350

Asheville Composite Squadron

32013

1994 Dodge B-350

Tar River Composite Squadron

32005

2006 Ford E - 350

Iredell Composite Squadron

32007

1998 Trailer

Goldsboro Composite Squadron

32011

2007 Ford E -350

Fayetteville Composite Squadron

32015

2007 Ford E - 350

Boone Composite Squadron

32001

2013 Ford Expedition

North Carolina Wing HQ


 

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