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C O N F I D E N T I A L
G~FICE OF CMLT~
I~HIN~ONp D. C.
CIVIL AIR FAT~0L

OBLRA OIB DI C W)
NO.

CA~ S~TH~N FRONTI~ LIAISON PATROL

a. The CAP Southern Frontier Li~insn Patrol will be established and maintalhed by Natio~l Headquarters, Civil Air Patrol, for the Southern Dafemou
Comm~d undsr aut~orlty granted by Nssdquarters ArSy Air Forces.
~A The Southar~ Defense Col~asd will issue through National Headquarters,
Civil Air Patrol, instructions defining areas to be covered, missions to be
performed, and procedure to be followed by the CAP Southorn Frontier Liaison
Patrol.
~. Operations will be conducted by the Civil Air Patrol under the supervision of the Southern Defense Co~m~d and in accordance with i~structions from
the 8onthex~ Defense Command. The Southern Defense Cc~Eand will meet a~ special
tactical situations that ~ay arise by issuing ouch instructions as my he
nsounsary direct to the coumnding officers of the CAP Liaison Paurol Bases.
d. All CAP Liaison Patrol Ea~es will function under the co.and of Natio~
Headquarters and all directives, orders~ and Instructions i~ed to said ~son
Patrol Bs~ss, exc~Fb lustructions issued to sai~ Bases by ths Southern Defonse
Co~d to mee~ a~ special tactical situations that ~ay arise, will he issued
by or through Natio~ml Headquarters. Co~mandlng officers of Liaison Patrol Bases
will receive instructions from no other sources.
e. ComnasdlnE officers of all CAP Liaison Patrol Bases will he appointed by
t h e N a t i o n a l C o , r e n d e r, C i v i l A i r P a t r o l .
2.

Designation sf Bases and UDits

&. The operations covered by this directive will extend alsng the Southern
Frontier fro~ Brownsvills, T~ to the Eastern Boundary of Arisona. These
operations will he eonducted from two main bases, which will he located at Laredo,
Texas and El Paso, Texas.
~ . T h e u n i t b a s e d a t l e r e d o , Te x a s w i l l h e d e s i g n a t e d a s C A P L i a i s o n P a t r o l
N o . I a n d w i l l h a n d l e p a t r o l o p e r a t i o n s f r o m B r c ~ n s v i l l e , Te x a s t o D e l ~ I @ , Te x a s .

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a . T h e u n i t b a s e d a t E 1 P a s o , Te p e e ~ 11 b e d e s i s t e d a s C A P L i a i s o n
Patrol No. 2 and will handle patrol operations from Del Rie~ Texas to the
Eastern Bo~dary of Ariz~ma. This mnit ~ operate Sub-Base at Del Rie,
Te~s~ and Reeonnalssance Base at Maria, Texas.

S a i d C A P L i a i s o n ~ t r o ~ ~ b e c n ' S a n l l ~ l u n d e r t h e f o ~ l w ' i u g Ta b l e s
of O~gaui~at~.on wb~oh rel~esent the maxL~m authorised strength for each
~mlt. The mmber of personnel a~l rammer o£ airplanes of each eate~ury
wlll be determined by operatlag requlreaemte, and will be held to the IA~Aocm~st~at with uid requirem~e. In no ease will the mmber of peroonnel ~ the nu~oe~ of airplanes in each cate~z7 exoeed the authorized
a~t~ua ahcmn in said tables, exoept upon written authorizatl~ from National
Headquart~s.
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Table of Ormmization (Zaxlmam Strem~)

Capta
Operati~s Offloe~
~lligeneo OEfice~
( 6 ) . F ~ t ~ : ~
Airdrom and SuRmkV ~oer
Observer
l a I . P icl ~ - p0 l o t eOv e ~ r v e r
b Z ot ib~ r bse
(10). Radio aeehanlc

let. Lieut.
1st. Lieut o
Ist. L~eu%.
Ist. Lieut.
~Jt. L~eut,
2rid. IAeut.
~nd. Lieut.

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1
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i 0
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1
1
i0

2rid. Lieut.
Fli~ht Officer
Master Sgt.
Teeh. Sg%.

i
1

/'l"
l:I:
(o).

Teoh. Sgt.
S t a ff S g t .

I
1

Master Sg~.
Teoh. Sgt.
Staff Sgt.

1
1
2

(.).
(b).

Corporal
Pvt. let. CI.
Master Sgt.

2
2
1

(ll). Radio Operator
b.
(12). Mechanic

Apprentice Mechanics
and Servicemen
Administrative Section Head
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Plotting Board Operator

Sergeant
Corporal

(16). Clork-T~
(~).

2
3

Sergeant
Corporal
Private
Aggregate

(i)
(2)

III
5.

~Lrplanes of less than 90 h.p. for pa~ol
Airplanes of i~5 h,p. or ever for patrol

Transmitter
Receiver

~ahmA ~ 0r-~-~-tin- ~u°.,~.,..,,. Strength)

Ca~,a:L:

(i). Co~anding Officer
(2). O~eratl~as Officer

(3). ~-~ze~tng OA~Io~
(A).

T,,~L11~nce Officer
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(7). Fli~t Surge~
Asst. Intel. Officer
(i0). Airdrome & Suppl~ Officer
I l12. .0 b s e r vMechanic
l I Radio e r

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(~)

(~'), Radio Operator

Ca)

ist. Lt.
ist. Lt.
ist Lt.
ist Lt.
fat Lt.
Ist Lt.
:2md., It.
1 2rid Lt.
211~d, Lt.

1
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Master Sgt. 1

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(1~). Methane

(3.5). Appre~gioe MecbaaicB
and Ser~ioeme;l

(a)

2
3

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3

' 1
Section Head

(1'7). Plotting Board
Operator
( 1 8 ) . C l e r k - Ty l ~ s %

S~t.
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Corporal
l~'t. ]st. Cl.

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6

Master Sgt.

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2
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(19). ow=.d,
Ca).
(b).
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Master Sgt,
Tech. Sgt.
Sta~£ Sgt.

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Sergeant
Corporal

2
6

Sergeant
Oorparal
~-tva'te
A~eaate

102

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~l A~es n e s o f 2 2 5~h 9o oh.p. a r f o rpatrol
A i r p l a o~ ~ss
. p . r o v e for p a t r o l
(3) ~rplanos, ,,~.scellaneous for ~oonnatseance
Agsregate

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(11 e c e i v e r s

&. During the absence of the OommandAug 0fficerp the next ranking
s t a ff o f fi c e r w i l l s u c c e e d t o ¢ o ~ a a n d , S u c c e s s i o n o f c o m a n d w i l l o p e r a t e
'accordla8 to the following z~latlve rank of staff officere:
(1)
l~I

Operations 0ffice~
~n~Ineerlng Offlcer
Intelligence Qffloer
Assistant En~ineerlng OffAeer
Assistant T-te3SA~eaoe O~loer
Airdrome and Supp37 0ffloer

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b. "rf the Ce~aadiug Offi~ is ~ from his base for mhor~ ix~rlod
of tim ma am £~ox~A leave o£ abee~ee~ or for othe~ reas~s the asmmpttma
st eoJand by the aext reaking staff offie~n- ~ be wmsuzeed to all
~1 of the berne b7 tke offiee~ as~g oemmmad. Stok notifleatlon
b e ~ ~ i n t h e f o r m o f 8 p e e l a ~ O r d o r.
i. Xf the Conmamdlmg ~fieor iI authorined by Hat~ Hoadqua~te~s to
be away A~AWl kie Base tot am ~ period st tt~e, the asm~ton of
eoa~md by the ae~ rsnk~m8 ~ ofticer ~ be a~o~eed to all pm's~nnel
ef tke B~e, to National Headquarters, and to appellate Ar~ mathorities~
b y t h e o ff £ e e r u s u a i n g s e n s e d . S u c h n o t i ~ A c a t 4 o n w i l l b e b y m e a n s o f a
Speeinl 0rden.

AeJipmntl to CAP Llais~ Patrols will be limited to propo~l~ qualAfied
m~n-e of the Oi~ Air Patrol holding ofA%einl Membe~-ehip Idontifieatinn
C a r d s . B e a p p l i o n n t s t o ~ e n r o l l ~ n t w h o d o s t h o l d o ~ Ti e i n l i d e n t i fi c a t i o n
earde ~ be aasJ.~eod to duty with ~id Liaie~ Patro~-, £aeluding te~ore~
d u t y, e ~ e p t n p o a w r i t t e ~ e m t h o r i s u t i c ~ , f r o m N a t i o n a A H ~ e . N o n mrs of the Civil £Ar Patrol wJ~ not be per~tted to e~a~ 4- a~
Liaison Patrol aotiTltins,

Fateh person servlag in a~ cal~city with CAP Liaisc~ Patrols ~ be required to exemate the tolle~Ang Aetlve Daty 0¢th~ whlek ~ be tiled with
t h e C o ~ 0 f fl e e r i n m e d l a t e l y u p o n r e p o r t i n g f o r d u b y, u ~ w h l e h w i l l b e
retalued in the files of the Base. ~pies of said Active Daty ~th will be
supplied by the 0mmsuding 0fflce~.
=l, a ammbe~ ~f the Ui~_~ Air Patrol, an agency of the United
States of ~ea, haviag bee~ a~aisaed to active d~ty with
Civil Air I~trol hereby "+'olunta~J.~y emllet sub~e~ to a~ sud
all orders of the Nati~ Commander of Civil Air Patrol to a
term of oonti,waou~ active service for the te~a of __
moathe, oommmsi.=~
194_, and I hereby a~reo
to be ava~bZo for duty eo*~tlnuous]~ and at all tilms duriag
laid te~a.
laid team and a~ exte~s£on thereof, 1" do sole~Ay s~ear
that I ~ bear true faith and a~eginnoe to the Uwited States
of teepee; that I ~ s~-~ thon hoaectly nd faAthfni2y
a~inst all their e~e~les whouoeve~; that I will felly and
twi~ perform all doties uail~aod to ae and ohe~" the orders
of the President of the United States aud the orders of the
of~cers appointed over me subject to the r~es a~d Art:Lcles o~
Wa~.

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Ia the event that Z ~ not zelm~ o~ be aw~.lable for
8~olv, dut7 at 8n7 b~se dn~ng ee£d term ~ 8n7 ~Lon
t~ ~mlLoh Z ~ volmn~=217 ~p or if 3:
not f8~~ 8rid ~ pez~om ~ d:t~e8 88slgud to nop
Z he~l~ ooaNnt to the z~woest2on Qd oanee]J~tA~n of nV
21oease to romp ope~te 8n4 ~e 8n~ sv2atton sad :adto

equ~]ment.
9.

Reau~itimLq for Pe~*3 .~ A4~ln?=

Roqu/~~ for sssisnne~ end :opls~usnt of pe=sonnel and ~s
J:o: Ltst8~ ~ls ~ be sulmitt~d to Nst£onal Kosdquazt4:sj o: the
dutgnat4d z~p:eseat~tive the:eofw b7 ~on Fst:ol Conmudezs. 8,/d :oquJJlt~Lm~ ~ be 8ub~Lt~d/n m~t/n~.

~0 ~ 8as~Lgmmts of pe:sonnel to Liaison Pst=o18 ~ be nede b~
]latona1 lleadqu~-s and wt~ be ~ovez~ b7 8~e~tal O=de~s £ssuod ~ tilts
~e~8. Io Fe~ DIem l:Tmnts or 2~svol LUmmnoes ~ be m~o ~o
8n~ pe~smmol 88~L~ned ~o Lta18o~ ~o~ unloss ss~d usl~ments havo boon
n s d e I ~ K a t ~ o n s l l i ~ e = 8 . O ~ l o ~ s t e z s t n s ~ L u ~ 8 ~ s ~ g m e ~ s t o T. ~ e O n
l"t,t,z,,o3..s ~ be ~swml I,,7' lla'P4.~u~.. Ko~s,
b. 2he 88s~nnent and z~M~Lpmon~ of Lnd~~ v~U~n so~ L~slson
Pa~2s v2~ be e~e~ted ~7 Speot81 Orders ~uued bF Liaison Fargo1
Comaade:s. 8a~1 88stpments v111 bo :ado on~ to 8u~ postt~cas u 8=o
he=ot: sot foz~h 2n pa~-~8~sphs ~ end 5~ Tables of O~sat~Lon~ (~
S~en4~), Forms ~or suoh oPdm.s wLI..Z be ~:i.C,~ as fo~m~
C ~ ~ PAT R O L
L/a£son Fa~ol No.
Looat:l.on)
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~peo2a~ O~o:st
No.

S~on IIo.__,~ W2nf[ No.__+ bav'~8 :eported 'P.o this Hesdqua.~ea-e
pursuant to l~agraph No.__, Speo28~ Orders so.__+ N&t2ons~ Hesdquar~rs,
O~ ~ Pa~o~ dat, ed

j~ ~ ho:z',ob'7" ass:.'.'Lg~1, t,o duty as (dos~gnat~on

of position 22st~l 4. Tablo o~ Or~u~Lsat~on)~ e~£eot~.w

('same s~)
2-- lJatJl lio..

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Operations D'l~eo%ivo No. 32

.9.. Orders Assayed by Liaison Payola ef£eotJ.ng chants in duties and
assiB~aents of personnel, will be marked for distrl~Atton so as 1o include
the following, is Moated in the model Special Orders given in ~ragraph
10 b above; 2 eopies, National Headq~rs; i copy to each tn~
n a m e d i n o r d e r ; 1 c o P Y, L i a i s o n P a t r o l £ i l e .

Tke Id~sc~L P&%rol G~mand~. is requ~ed to be a ~ot or £~
pilot. The Operations O££icer and the Assistant Operations ~8~fl~a are
requ~ to be pilots meeting all the requi~ts here~ter set £orth
i n p a r a ~ a p h 1 2 . T h e E u ~ e e r i n g O i ~ l e e r, t h e I n t e l l i g e n c e O f fl c a r, t h e
A a s ~ t a n t E n g i n e e r i n g O f ~ i o e r, t h e A s s i s t a n t 7 - t e l l A g e n o e O f fl o a r, a n d t h e
Airdrome Officer are not required to be l~lotsp bet pilots are preferred
fc~ these assi@~ments.

~. All pilots assigned to duty as Pilots or Pilot-Observers with
Liaison Patrols will be required to hold a curren~l7 e~£sottve Givt4 Aeronautics Admlmistration Airman Certlfioate of the ~ade of ~ivate Pilot, or
h i g h e r, a n d t o p o s s e s s t h e f o l l o w i n g q u a l l fi e a t ~ c m s :
(i) Shall have officially logged a ~ of 200 hours as a pilot.
(2) Shall hold a curre~tl7 effective Federal Go=manicatlons
Commission Restricted Radioteloph~e Operator Permit.
(3) S h a l l h a v e a l ~ ' a o t l e a l w o r k i n g ~ - o e l o d g e o f a i r n a v i ~ t i o n a n d
be skilled in the use of the air navt~tion oo~pu.te~' 4,, tho
s o l u t l c m 0 ~ " £ To w a d - s p e e d ~ ~ - o f - a o t l o n p r o b l e m s a n ~ i ~ t h e
ealoulations lavolved in the prepe~ation of sumpl~te A~AAsht plans.
b. Before making final assicQments, Liaison Patrol Com~umdmrs
veri~ the qualifications of each pilot and make certain that such pilot has
the necessary a~ty to perform the duties to be assigned.

Observers assigned to Liaison Patrols are not required to be pilots,
~st pilot-obeer~ars are preferr~. All observers will be requ~ed to possess
the following quali~ioa%ioas:
(i)
(2)
(~)

ShsLll have offlolally logged a ~ Of 30 hours of

solo flying as a et~dont ~ilot or a minimum of ~0 hours

as an obsarve~ on air missions.
Shall hold a cumre~tly a~footiw~ Fmie~al Uo~oaticms
Commission Restricted Radiotolephcme Operator Permit.
Shall have a l~aottcal working knoeledge of air na~i~atlc~
and be skilled in the use of the air navisotion COmlmter
in the solution of ~round-speed and radlus-of-action
problems and in the oa~ettlatlm~ Invol~md in the prel~ration of complete flight p~.
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~peratic~s Direetive No. 32

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~. Before making final assignments, Liaison Patrol Commanders will
Te~ify the quallfications of e&ah o~erve~ and make celia.in that suah
o b s e r v e r h a s t h e n e c e s s a r y a ~ L l l t y t o p e r f o 1 ~ t h e ~ - t l e s t o b e a e s i r.
~. O~ervers will be glven no assu~anoe of ~ kind that they will
b e a ff o ~ e d o p p o r t u n i t y t o s e r v e a s p ~ l o t s .

A. The Oc~manding Officer of ouch Liaison Patrol will endouvor to
enlist the interest of a reputable Iooal l~alan and sutton in making
application for msnbership in Civil Air Pat~l inoide~t to assignment as
Flight Surgeon at the Liaison Patrol Base. Said aSeige~onts uill be made
by Natio~l Houdqua~ers on the reoo~ondations of the Liaison Patrol
CoJ~mdere.
~. Flieht Su~gso~ will be available on call for emer~ncy service
lu ease of aecidouts and will make re~/ar 8oui.,,uon~hl~ inspections of
sanitary and living conditions and first-aid fnsllAtiou and of the ~neral
health and physical fitness of the personnel on du~ at the Bases. Said i~jpeetic~s will in each case be covlrsd by a wA~ttea report which will be 8ubxLtted to the Base Co.render iu duplionte, olo copy to be retained in the
Base file and c~e copy to be foruarded to National Headquarters.
s. Flight Surgoous will be required to becolae thoroughly familiar with
all mate~A1 ~resouted in War Depertaont Teabnioul Manual (~ 1-705) Physiolo~oal ~pecte of F~4_~ag and Ma:hitouan~ of l~sionl Fitness - copies
Of which ~ be obtained from Nat~ona~ He~lq~aa.-~ere.
d. Yli~ht Surgeons may receive an a~ance of $8.00 for ouch such
somA-monthly ims~eetinn and for each de~ they are called to the Bases for
~a£d onsrgency service in case of aoeidoute.
£. In eases where a re!~thbl~ p~slcian and eur~a is on duty with a
L i a i s o n P a t r o l i n o n e o f t h e s t a ff o r fl i g h t n s s i g e m e n t s ~ h e m y b e a s s i g e e d
to aot as Yli~ht Surgeon in addition to his regular aesi~nmout. In such
event, his per diem alleunco will be at the rate of $8.00 even thoueh the

par dia a~ouanse corresponding to his reviler assi~meat is at a loner
rate. (See Paragraph 25k hereof).

On aecotmt of the limited zmmber of certifiouted A & E Mechanlos
ava~ for asalge~ent to LiaAson Patrol~, it may be imposeible to assi~u
more thou ado such nschanie to a Patrol, the ~ ~eohan~co belag man
she a~e not eertifioated but who a~e qualified to do the wo~k under the
dix~etion of the ourtifiouted neehanie. The ~n~inee~lng O~fieer or the
a,,stst.~t Emglneering 0fflee~ may be the ee~J.fiouted & I~ Mechanic.

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C O N F I D E N T I A L
Operations Directive No. 32

a. ~a armed 8uand w~l be organized at each v4-4-cn Patrol base to
provide for the safety and security of property am1 bttldin~ within the Jurisdiotion of the Ll~Leom Patrol established at the b~o. Said armed 8lard will
be on duty twenty-f~ar (24) ho~rs per d~v, seven (?) days per week and
A~tucti~u on three 8-hour shafts or other equlval~t schedule. The mmber of me~
assigned to the ~ will An all cases be held to the eCu,'Lmm eonslstent with
s a f e t y a d d s e c ~ w A ~ y. ~ e p t ~ a ~ i t t e n a u t h o r A ~ t i ~ f r o m H a t i o ~ H e a d q u a ~ e r o ~
the mmbea- of me~ so assiB~od will :ha no case exceed the total herein sot forth
in t~e T&h~n Of 0r~aisation.
b. O~Lrds will be a~ with such flrearms as ci~cuastanc~ may dictate
and will be equipped with polAce whistles and focusing flashllghts.
£. At all times daring thair tours of duty (shA1~s), ~uards will be armed
and ~a the alert and will mLtutaAn a wovlng patrol over assigned areas in such
~er as ma7 be prescribed by the Base Gmmandez.

The assig~ea% of wome~ to Ltais~ Patrols will be restrl~ed to the
£ollo~Aug cate~rie81 Radio Operators, Ad~nAstrat£ve Section Head~ ¥1etting
B o a r d O p e c & t o t s , c u d C l e r k - Ty ~ s t s . I n n o e a s e w l l l w o m m a b e u s e d a s ~
or Ob~le~ver8 or asg:LKs~d to au7 positio~e with the ~Tound oleaent other than
tho8o horetu spe~iJ~eall7 authorised.

£sst~u~ants of personnel a~d aA~plan~s to Ltais~u Patrol D~t~ will ~e
limited to pere~mel and aArplanes available ~or such ~aty fe~ pe~Aeds of ~ot
less than ,lue~ (90) oonsecutlve d~Ts. Pe~se~nel and airplanes a~mAlahle for
loss than said l~esc~ibed ~ peried will ~nde~ no clrcttastanoos be
assigned to each dnty.

Persoan~l and alrl~anes assigned to Liaiscm Patrols are ~ab~eet to ~ea s s i ~ n u t f ~ o n o n e L i a i s o n P a t r o l t o a n o t h e r b y N a t i c m l We a d q u a r t e ~ a t a s ~
tia% as the s~t~atlon a~ay requi~e.

All assi~.mnts of ~s to ~ Patrols will be ~ b~ Nat..to.a~.
mdquarter~. No ~aents ~ be aide for the use of ~n~ airplanes auAa~ed
~o ~ ~ Patr~ ~as ~aAd IMIS~.gnBl~'tlll ~,r~w~ bun ~ by eatlmal

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C O N F I D E N T I A L
Operations Directive No. 32

a. The ~u~her of airplanem asei@~ed to Liaison Patrol duty will in no
c a s e e x c e e d t h e n u m b e r h e r e i n i n d i c a t e d i n t h e Ta b l e s o f A u t h o r i z a t i o n , e x c e p t
upon written authorization from National Headquarters. All airplanes asslg~ed
to Liaison Patrol duty will be required to have 1~o-way radio-tele~hone~ to be
equipped with the usual flight lwstruments and to have a cruising range of not
less than t~ree hours and fifteen minutes. (A cruising range of not less than
To u r h o u r s i s p r e f e r r e d . ) A l l i n s t r u m e n t s w i l l b e r e q u i r e d t o b e i n p r o p e r
a d j u s t m e n t a n d i n ~ o d w o r k i n g o r d e r.
b _ . To d e t e r m i n e t h e H o u r l y R a t e s t o b e p a i d f o r t h e u s e o f a i r p l a n e s
assigned to Liaison Patrols~ (See paragraph 25c hereof.)~ the horsepower rating
(ma~i~m, except take-off) recorded by the Civil Aeronautics Administration for
each such airplane will be used. The use of bi~her octane fuels, changes in
propeller pitch and such other methods of "souping up" an engine, will not be
considered in an~ way as affecting the horeepower rating or as affecting a change
in the Hsurl~ Rates.
c. All airplanes assigned to the Liaison Patrols, will be required to
have a currently effective Civil Aeronautics Administration Airworthiness
C e r t i fi c a t e w h e n r e p o r t i n g f o r d u t y.
d. Any eJcrplanes which report for duty with Liaison Patrols and which do
not meet all of the foregoing requirements will he rejected and wall be required
to return to their home stations at no exl~se to the GDvernennt.
i. In order to insure continuity of operations~ it is desirable that airp l a n e s r e p o r t f e z d u t y w i t h a n e x t r a p r o p e l l e r a n d a u e x t r a b a t t e r y.
22.

100-~our lueneetlon Resulted

Each airplane ordered to report for duty llth Liaison patrol- will wadergo
a regulation 1cO-Hour Inspection covering the entire airp~, inolu~ting the
powerplant, i~aaediately before departure from its home station and such inspection will be properly certified in the Airplane Log Books. Al~ airplanes rep~rting for duty at Liaison Patrol bases without such oertified lO0-Hour Inspectious a~or which are found to be in an unairworthy condition will not be
accepted for assignment to duty nor permitted to remain at said bases, until
SUch certified inspections have been accomplished a~l/or such airplanes have
been pat in an airworthy cenditi~u.

23. Radio
a. Each airplane will be required to be equipped with a radiophone transmitter of at least six watts power on 3105~. and a redie receiver to reeelve
in the airways t~nd of 200-400 Kc. (It is desirable, ~t not required, that
said receiver also receive in the medium-high frequency ben~, inclnding
particularly 3980 Ko.). Said radiophone transmitter should be iDstalled with
a one-q~arter-eave Hertz trailing type antenna, which (for 3105 Kc.) should be
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exactly seventy-five (75) feet long measured from the transmitter antenna
binding pest to the extreme end of the antenua. The an%eana wire should be
N o . 1 0 o r N o . 1 2 ~ u g e s t r a n d e d p h o s p h o r c o p p e r.
~. There will be one low-power radio ground transmitter set up at each
of the followJ.ug pei~Its to control operationss
( a ) L a r e d o , Te x a s , ( b ) D e l R i o , Te ~ ,
( c ) k a r f a , Te x a s , ( d ) E 1 P a s o , Te x a s ,
These transmitters will operate on the frequency ~f 39~O Kc., assigned by
the War ~pertment. There will be at least one, a~ ~eferably two, radio
ground receivers at eae~ of these points to receive radio-phone si~ils on
3105 Kc. Said receivers will be equipped with loud-speakers. Special i~tructioms will he issued to each Liaison Patrol base by ~ational Headqusrters covering ground radio imetalleticms.
~. The radio station operated by CAP Coastal Patrol No. 12, Brownsville,
Te x a s p w i l l h a n d l e C A P L i a i s o n P a t r o l r a d i o c o ~ m l c a t i o n s a t t h i s ~ o i n t .
~. Arram~ementswillbe~de to provide radio converters for i~tallation
in alrplanes equlp~ed with radio receivers designed to operate only in the airw~ys ba~of 200 - ~J)OKc. in order that said alrplanes may also receive on
3980 Kc.

In cases where suitable airplanes have definitely been made available
for Liaison Patrol duty and arrangements have been completed for them to be
assigned to such duty for periods of ninety (90) or more consecutive days,
National Headquarters will assist the owners of said airpl~es in obtaining
Priorities (Preference Rating Certificates) from the War Production Board for
the purchase of aircraft ims~nts, radiop and other equipment and accessories necessary to meet the foregoing requirements.

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Re~nbu~sement Schedules

~. Reimbursement Schedules setting forth the Per Diem Allowances
for personnel on duty with CAP Liaison Patrols and the Hourly Rates and
St~nd-by Allowances paid for the use of aircraft assigned to the Liaison
Patrols, are presented herein. Said Per Diem allowances for personnel and
said Hourly Rate~ and Stand-by Allowances for the use of aircraft are the
only allowances made by the Government to cover living expenses and personal
services of personnel and expenses, both tangible and intangible, incident
to the operation, inspection, maintenance~ overhaul~ repeir~ depreciation,
replacement and insurance of aircraft on du~# with CAP Liaison Patrols.

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~. ~ - The follealng Per Diem Schedule will apply
%0 all persommsl om d~ty at Liaisem Patrol bases ~tll further notlcez

off¢c . ...... .... ....................110.

Opex~tioms Officer .......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
~Sl~e sting Officer .......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
I n t e l l i g e n c e O f fi e e ¢ . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8,00
8.00
8.00
8,00
1 6 5 1PAl s s ss ( I nn tl u dpn g ap i lo n - o Os fi cv e . s.).....,. .......... .. . . ..... .. , . . 8 . 0 0
ii
.
i ot i ta c O i er t ots b fer err

i!I *°* °"°°°°°'°°°°°"°°" °° °"
Assistant Eaglueeriug Officer .......... . . . . . . . . . .
A s s i s t a n t I n t e l l i s ~ n c e O f fi c e r. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

( i 0 ) ~ & ~ p ~ l T. o f f ~ r . . . . . . ..................
. . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . . . . .
Radio Mechaniss,,.,..,.,..,,.........oo..,...,,,,

7.00
7.00

7.00
7.00

7.00
7,00
7.00
( 1 5 1 dM e * c i s ~r4 ci s . . .S e.c.~ i. c m . H.e a .d...... . . ..... .. . . o . . ...... . . ..... . . 6.00
( 1 6 )AP lm ti t"i n g t Ba tav e O .p e r a.t . .r s . .. .. . . . . . . . , . ..... .. .... . . .... . . .
. o .
(14
o h " o rd .
..
5.00
( 1 7 ) C l e r k Ty p i s t s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00
(18) ApF~emtles Mechanics and Servicemem........,.....
5.00
( 1 9 ) ~ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00

! ~ I OR a d iz s O p e rn -tp irls .t ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
~ve o (~o a o o

N~/~s The Per Diem Allowance~ set forth in the fore~ing schedule will apply
for each day ~som~el are o~ a,ty at ilaison Patrol Bases. In eases of
personnel on 4sxty for periods of thirty or more ccmsem~tlve days, said per
Diem Allowances will also appl7 for one rest da~ pe~ we~k during such period.
Rest days will not be eumulat<Lve.
£ . H o u r l y R a t e s f o r A l r e a d Y- - U n t i l f u r ~ e r n o t i c e p t h e f o l l o w i n g
Hourly Rates will be paid for the use of ai~ccaft at Liaisea Patrol Bases.
Operation &
H.P.
Crash ~Aceident
50-60
65-75
80-120
129-165
175-220
225-245
250-295
300-3~5
350-395
400-445

~
~

2.70
4.40
6.40
7.~0
9.40
10.60
12.50
15.30
20.00

$ 2.00
2.50
3.50
5.00
5.00
5.00
6.25
7.50
8.75
10.00

1o.166
Z$o.~o c a I J ~ s m ' ~ ~ ' i o.ioi t ~ ~ ' ~ . 2 6 6
usu~
xLl
0.10
0.667
0.166
6.133
0.166
1.50
0.i0
9.666
0.I0
0.166
13.499
1.833
2.166
0.166
0.i0
14.832
2.666
0.166
o.lO
17.932
0.166
0.i0
3.333
20.~9
5.00
0.166
0.i0
25.266
6.00
0.166
O.lO
30.316
0.166
0.i0
37.2~6
7.00

* The figures p~esented in the Accident Insurance solu~m of the foregoing
eche4mle represent the hourly premium charge for accident insurance for Civil
Air Petrol ~LIoto cal~. In case the crew consists of two Civil Air Patrol
members, add $0.166, making the ~¢emlum for acsldeat insurance $0.332 per hour
and & corresponding iucrease in the total.

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d. Stand-1~ Allowances for ~araJ~t--Unt~l further no,Lee, the foLlceleg stand-1~ allowances will be pa~d each ~ for the use of alrera~t on duty
at Liaison Petrel bases or dispatched therefore on missions elseah~re:

H.P
5o-60
65"?5

$ .15
.2O

80-120
125-165
175-220
2~5-245
250-295
~oo-345
350-395
400-445

.~.5
.55
.65
.8O
1.00
1.5o
1.80
2.10

NOTE~ The standby aS_lewanee for the use of each airplane will be paid each
day (including the day the plane takes off from its home station under orders
to report for duty at a Liaison Patrol base uu~ the plane returns to its
home static~ at conclusion of eerviee) re~rdleae of whether the a~r~aft is
ended in flight and will compensate the eaner for the premium for Ground
~nsurenee required under para~al~ 26 _c hereof.
I . A l l P e r l ~ e m a n d A f r ~ e Vo u c h e r s w i l l b e m u ~ m 4 t t e d t o N a ~ o n ~
H~a1~e~s as of the fifteenth a~d last da~ of each month. Stand-by
A l l o w a n c e Vo u c h e r s w i l l b e s u b m i t t e d t o N a t i o n o l H e a d q u a r t e r s a s o f t h e l a s t
day of each month. No vouchers ealling for pe~vments in e~eses of the rates
scheduled herein will be al~oved, nor will po~vnonts be ap~oved for persoancl
or airplanes exceeding the autherlzed strength.
~. Dail~ opezatioon~ports

on 0CD Form No. 607, which will be furnished

care. Such reports will be alined by the Liaisom Patrol Co~u~dere and
set for't~ the ]~e(t~Lred info1,'~.'t.io~ fo~ each day of operation. In the column
headed .Pilot,. there will be included not on~y the n~e of the Pilot but also
the ~ Of the Obeerver taking ~ in the ~_.i~bt.

~. The insurance requi~ed om all Liaison Patrol operations le hereinafter set forth and no aArcraft wall be l~t 4- se~iee on s~id operations until
such insurance has beom aseured by the eoml~letioa of on approprla~e apl~IAontisu
form, Even though, no application form has been eampleted, all types of tnsu,rante are in effect from the time a plane leaves its home station under or~e~s to

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report to IAais~ Patrol base bat in each instance the appropriate application form shall be e~euted by each aircawf% owner or his agent and ~ all
£3ylng pe~sounel ~te1~ upon arriwal at the Liaison Patrol base. The
details of the varieus types of insurance and the procedures to be followed
in ecmnection theregith ~ be sot forth in ~ Memorandum No. 61 whieh

w~u be ~ea~ by th~ l~dquarte~.
b. Crash. AccOUnt and V4.~al.4.ty Insurance - The premium for all three
types of insurance will be paid from the aircraft allowances herein set forth
in the sehod-le presented in para~aph 25 S- The hou~7 ~remlum charge for
these three types of insurance issued in connection with the operation of aircraft of the various horsepower ranges will be as listed in said schedule.
£. ~reund Insurance - The premium for ~rouud Insurance on each aircraft
on duty at Ltais~ Patrol bases or dispatched therefrom on aissions elsewhere
(4--1-~4-E ~he d~7 the piano takes off from its home station under Orders to
report for duty at a Liaison Patrol Base until the plane returns to its home
station at conelusion of servieo) will be paid from the Stand-by Allowances
hereinset forth in the s~e Iresauted in parauaph 25~ which is enct~7
suffloieBt%o oo~ such l~e~.um.
d. ~aastions ReeardinlSchednlea - A~ questions reprdiag schedules
or ether r~~ts set forth herein ~ be referred to National Headquarters for a deeision be/ore a~ commi~ents are made by Liaison Patrol
Comme.nders +
27.

~ravel ~All~anees

The T~avel Aliowanees for peawonnel and aArplsnss ordered to duty with
L~son Patrols and the procedure to be folloged in sub~ttlng vouchers therefor will be set forth in Operations Direetlve No. 19, to be issued by
M a t i o n a l ~ e r s .
2 8 o F r a c t i o n a l Ti t l e s
In the preparatic~ of vouchers~ reports and other documents and in
correspondence, the ~ly f~nctional titles used in referring to personnel
a s s i g n e d t o ~ t y w i t h L i a i s o n P a t r o l s w i l l b e t h e t i t l e s l i s t e d i n t h e Ta b l e s
of Orpmtsation herein presented.

29. ~ 8emvloe F~
Servise Flights, such as f~g supple, equipment and
personnel~ which IY be aeceseary for the proper co, not of official business
of Liaison Parle will, so far as possible, be performed by airplanes of less

than 90 h.p.

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1 ~ U e e l ~ 4 - o s m m o f r e a l a e r ~ a G T, z r ~ £ t ~ m x ~ h o x ~ z a ~ n ~ b e
o~ from Ha~onal K~s bafore s~ airplanes assisned to ~o~
Pat.x.o~ are umo~t lm the performance of ~ Slmolal 8o~d.oe FliKhts for otha~
a~eies. ~ 8ueh Special S~ YlX~ht8 whtnh m7 ~e authored by
latcLcml H~dqua~es r~_~ so far as l~sslb~e, be l~r~by ~s o£
less t~an 90 h.p. Cases of ener~en~y ~ieh, in the opinion of the Liaison
Patrol Commnde~, Justi~ a departure from the l~OOe~ro hex'o4,., prosm'ibed
gill 4. each oaso be ooverod ~ a uritte~ report to National Heo~qua~er~
8o'~t:Lng forth in ~e~l.1 (a) the £ao~ors Justifying such mzergenoy a~£on and

(b)

s st,

=.foz med.

31.
£irplsnoe on patrol and receunaissanoo nimsion~ will ~rry t~o-~au orev~
e o ~ l s t i n g o f ~ a n d o b s e r v e r, e x c e p t w h e n t h e m o s t e f f ~ o t i v o p e r f o r m a n c e
of said mlssic4m nay otherwise dio~,ate~
32. Cameras
No eameaws will be permitted on Liaison Patrol ~ases or to he carried in
Irplanes o~ duty with Liaison Patrols except upon wrlt~en authorization i~1-om
~ a t i o n a l H e a d q u a r t e r s o r u p o n ~ Ti ~ t e ~ o r t e l e ~ ' a l : h i o i n s t r u c t i o n s f r o m % h e
South~Tn De£e~se Command for the perfor~anoe of spealfle official missions.

33. nreams
Flroar~ will be ~ried uhenover necessary to insure ~he sa/et~ and
se~rtty of pe~sc~2ol, equil~nt and IEoperty or to ~ne~ the successful 1~romance of operations. In a~cordance with t, he provisions of the Rules of Land
Wa . r ~ a r e , 8 a . t d fi r e a r m s ~ b e , n L - . r 4 _ e d o p e n . . ~ , 7 .

All pe~s~anel assigned to duty with Lia~sc~a patrols will report to the
Commanders thereof iu roAulati~n 0£~Ii Ai~ Patrol uniform andwill wear
r e ~ l ~ t i ~ C i v i l A i r P a ~ . r o l ~ t ~ i f o r m s w h i l e ~ R n t y. S a i d u n i f o r m s ~ h a v e
8ec~el~ sewed to the outer half of the left ll].linl thereof, one-ha~ ;bach
belo~ the shoulder seam, the official Civil Air Patrol shoulder patch. The
wearing of any uniform or Insisnia other than that p~esc~Ibed for the Civil
Air Patrol is strictly prohibited. Neckties may be omitted while per£or~Lo.g
assigned ~zt.ios on Liaison Patrol bases. Under no circamstances will flight
personnel be ~tted to ~o out on an~ offloial missions in ~Ivilian clothes.

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35. ieaberahiD ldmzti~iea~ton Cards
A l l ~ a n n e l a s s i ~ e d t o ~ t y w i t h L i a A s c a I ~ . ~ r o 3 ~ w i l l a s Z Ty w i t h
them at all tt~es whale on duty with laid Liaison Patrols their official
Nembership Identificatiem Cards and co~l.ea of the Special Orders issued by
N a ~ o n a l H e a d q u a r t e r s a s s i g s A n g t h e ~ t o s a i d d u t y.
36.

Fl~a~ Aid Course for Civ~14n ~e

All personnel assi~ed to Liaison Fa~rola who do not hold certificates
i~on the Amariaau Red Cross in~eating that the~ have satisfaotori~ ooml ~ l e t e d t h e F i r s t A i d C o u r s e f o r ~ i v l J A J m D e f o n a s ( s e e Tr s £ n t n g D i r e c t i v e
N o . 4 N a t i o n a l H e a d q u a r t e r s - ~ Ta m m r y 2 1 , 1 9 4 2 ) w i l l b e r e q u i r e d b y L i a i s o n
Patrol Gonmandere to take this course of instruction as soon as practicable
a f t e r r e p o r t i n g f o r d u t y.

In order to derve!op ~ecisica of action, general efficiency and espTit
de eorp8, all personnel c~ duty with Liaison Pan, role, ezcept technicians and
administrative personnel, will devote at least ~us (1) hour per week to
Infantry Drill, including Roll Call, Inspaotioan, and Reviews.

All airplanes on duty with Liaison Patrols will display on wings and
fuselags the standard airplane markings of the Olvil Air Patrol as prescribed
in peraKral~ 21, Cenere2 Memorandum No. 45, this Headquarters, Ju.l7 17, 19~2 Uniform, lnsi~uin and Rank.
39. Correspondence
a_. Unless otherwise ind4eated, the word "commmication" as used here~uafter includes official letters, memorandums, reports, indorsements, telegrams,
teletype messages and radio~amSe
~ . R o u t i n e e o r Te s p o u d e n c e w i l l b e p r e p a r e d b y G A P L i a i s o n P a t r o l s i n
a c c o r d a n c e w i t h t h e p r o v i s i o n s o f Tr a i n i n g D i r e c t i v e N O . 2 9 , t h i s H e a d q u a r t e r s ,
April 8, 1942, "Military Correspondence, How Conducted," and Operations Directive No. 27, this Headquarters, August 25, 1942, "Prel~ration of Messages for
D i s p a t c h v i a E l e c t r i c a l M e a n s , " o l ~ e s o f w h i c h w i l l b e f u r n i s h e d a s n e c e s s a r y.
£ . R e f e r e n c e p e r a ~ r a p h 11 , T r a i n i n g D i r e c t i v e N o . ~ , t h e h e a d i n g o f
each commmication will be in the following form:
CIVIL AIR PATROL
CAP/~alson Patrol No.__
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(Location)
(Date)

C O N F I D E N T I A L
0pamtions Di.~eot:LwJ NOo 32
No deai~atA~a of the H ad~aart~s other than listed above wall &ppe~ in
the heading of a~ eo~ieation. If the eo~micatima ia a lette~, the
w o r d m C u b J e e t , n £ o l l e ~ d b 7 t h e w o r d . To t o n t h e l e e o n d l i n e b e l ~ , w i l l
appear ~ the upper third of the page in addition to the dosi~ation listed
above.
~. h~AUg. Comimieations and reports will be addressed to the
C~ 0f.t'~Qer of a Oe~and, o~ a staff offiee~ it wo iadieated, by
Subject:

Al~ointment o£ Officea~.

To:

E&tl~|al Uom~ade~j Ct'vil Air Patrol
|ashington, D. C.

8nbJee~z

Delqed S-2p S-~ Periodic Re~ort.

To:

Operattona G~fANr, ~tvll AJz l~tz, ol
W&sh:~n, D. C.

JL- Sl~ateroa to conmmicatiora and zel0oz~ will be as prescribed by
~&l~ph 1,3j Tz'~4~"g Di.~eotiws NO. 29~ and will include "the £ollmliu~

s*s ,d)
Rank) Civil ~m Patrol
l£ the sd.~tmt~re iS that o£ & subordinate, the above w~11 be ~odltild aee~z~Ing]7. Ordi~, eonmmleatlons and reports e~snatlng from Lialso~ Patrel~
w i l l b e ~ u e d b y t h e C ~ B u d i n g O C f A o e r.
~. All S-2, S-3 Periodie Reports will be atoned ~ the LiaAson Patrol
C o ~ a ~ e ~ o r, i n h i s a b s e n c e , b y t h e o f fi c e r s u c c e e d i n g h i m i n c o , a n d .
~ . a 11 e o m ~ u n l o a t i o n s s h o u l d b e a s t a - i e f a s i s c o n s i s t e n t e l t h o l a r l t ~ r.
CoaplAaentary salutations, words, phrases, endlacs and all othe~ extraneous
nmt%er ~ be e]-i~b~ted. Co~nnloations will be in the form of letters
w h e ~ o v ~ t h i s m e t h o d w i l l a c c o m p l i s h s a t i s f a c t o r y r o s u l t e . Te l e ~ a p h ~ R a d i o
and Teletype should be ~eserved ~or handling of ur~nt matters and making
reports spe~ioally required to be transmitted by thAN means.
40, Use of Tele~m~.rh. Tolmty~e. and Lona~.Distance Tele~hone t;ix, emd4:,,
a. Instz~otions 8overning the use of Telegraph, Teletype and Long
Distance Telephone Circuits a~e set forth in Operations Directive No. 27,
"Preparation Of Messages for Dispatch Via Electrical Neans," a~d ~-42.

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Operations Directive No.32

" R e s t r i c t e d U s e o f L o n g D i s t a n c o Te l e p h o n e S e r v i c e . , H o w e v e r, i t i s a p p a r e n t
that in ~u~ cases individuals use the emergency circuits with little or no
re~rd for a~ consideration other than the conveDience thus afforded. Every
com~a-~er will bear in mind that careless and Indiscrlminate use of the
ensrgency airouith impedes the war effort by tying up facilities which alrem~
are seri~asly overlnsded by essential military requirements. The emergency
oi~culte will be used on~7 when a siltation is of such ~ravity as to place the
u s e o f s u c h c i r c u i t s i n t h e c a t e g o r y o f a " m i l i t a r y n e c e s s i t y. ,
~. Listed below are some of the ~actices to be eliminated as well as
rules to he followed in the use of eler~nay eirouits.
(i)

Do not waste vaJxtable time inquirinE about the health of the
o t h e r p a r ~ y.

(2)

Do not drag out conversations by repeating requests for
inf~atiou which the other party obviously does not have.

(3) Avold holding up lines while consulting with members of your

s t a ff .

(4)

Do not attempt to hasten solution of Wobleus alrea~ un~r
Oonslde1~atlon by mak.l.ug repeated calls in re~-d to them.
This headquart~s ~t determine the relative importance of

hundreds of daily dsteils.
(5)

In transmitting nssasges via electrical ~eans edit each to
insure ~ use of authorized abbreviations and
o f e v e r ~ w o r d n o t e s s , , + . 4 , 1 t o e l a z l t y. A d h e r e r i s i d l y t o i n structions pertaining to address and si~aature on messages.

(6)

When telephoning, h~ve well in ~ the matter to be taken up;
p~esent it in the shortest time possible; then conclude your
c o n v e r s a t i o n i m n e d i a t e l y.

(7)

Liaison Patrol ~o~ders are responsible that all persons
c h a r E e d w i t h t h e p Te ~ a r a t i c n o f m e s s a g e s e r e f a m i l i a r w i t h t h e
pAblioutions listed in psragraph a, above and that all the l~ovisions thereof are car~ ohse~.w'ed, Additonal copies of
said publiantions will be supplied upon request.

41.
All flights performed by aircraft assi~nsd to a CAP Liaison Patrol will
be antherized by operations orders issued by direction of the Gong
O f fi o e r. O p e r a t i o n s o r d e r s m a y h e m Ti t t a n o r p o s t e d i n t h e f o r m o f a s c h e d u l e
on the operations board. In either case the Uom~andlng Officer is strictly
responsible for a clear understanding, by all personnel concerned, of each

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0NFIDENTIAL

Operations DJJreetive No. ~2

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order issued. GCD Form No. 607, ~L~--Qm~-~l, when execated and
eigned ~ the I,is£eon Patrol Cosmsnder, is a ccuple%e record of ell f14ghte
perf~ on a particular day and is a certification that all £1i~ats so rep o r t e d w e r e a u t h o r i z e d b y. o p e r a t i o n s o r d e r s . T h i s r e p o r t i s r e q u i r e d t o h e
filed in duplicate each da7 with National ]~d~ere.
/+2.

Plteht ~ for Non-Pat~rol Flights

Flight plans are required to be filed ~ all f~LShts o'the.r than tactical
l~trois.

a. All iufo~ation ~g to CAP Liaison Patrol Operations is
hereby officially olaseified as "Con~xlent~ml Information" and will at all
times be saEeKed as suoh, in nscordance w~ the provisions of 01~ratione
Directive No. 30, this Hsudq~e, 0ctober 3, 19~2,-Safe~ual~InE ~Llitary
Information. All corrcopondsuca, reports, and other doouu~ts ha~Ing to do
w i t h s a i d o p e r a t i o n s w i l l b e h a n d l e d i n t h e ~ n n e r l ~ e e e r i b e d i n Tr a i n t u g
D i ~ e o t i v e N o . 1 , t h i s H e a d q u a ~ t e r a ~ Yo t n ' u a r y 2 8 , 1 9 4 2 , - S a ~ e ~ K i l i t a r y
I n f o ~ a t i o n , - e o p l e s o f w h i c h w i ~ h e f u r n i s h e d a s n e c e s s a r y.
~. Liaison Patrol Colanders will see that all personnel ca duty wi~h
thedr eo~eauds sud m~" visitors who may he ed~tted to Liaison Patrol bases
are properl~ ~ustructed in this r~rd and that they are warned that all in£or~atlca per~g to Liaison Patrois shall he held in the e~otest confidence at all times and that such ~or~atlon shall not be discussed with or
in the preeence of m~authori~ed perec~m~l or otherwise diw~ed to au~ne
unauthoFlsed to reoei~ it~ incl~In~ ~mbere oE their £a~Lllee,
.~. Re etote~ente,
In~or~atlon pe~g to
wise made available to
National Headquarters.
National Headquarters.

i~er~Ae~s, releases~ ~a~zlne a~icles er other
L~ Patrols will be given to the l~eee or othe~the pablle en~el~ upon writtsu ~thori~ati~ from
All requests for such material will he re~or~d to

~. Violations of the foregoing i~struotions will re~alt in ~ediate
d i S ~ s s a l ~ r o m t h e C i v i l ~ LT P a t r o l l ~ , / o r s u o h o o ~ d ~ b ] E . o c e ( h l r e ~ t h e

Ee~caa~e Act as the ~ovoraaent of the United States may dee~ aeeessnsy ns~
proper.

~ .

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S ,

&. A e~ 8-2, S;~ Pex~dle Repert eoveriag the actAvlty of
each CAP ~ Patrol for the perled ~O00q of the preceding da~ to ~O~OQ
of. the da~ e~ rel~rt wJA1 he prepared ~ in the foll~'in~ form:

C ONFZ D ENTIAL

C O N y I D E N T Z A L
Opera~Lona ~w4tive lie. 32
~Lv~ ~tr Patrol
CAP Lts~on Patrol No.

(Location)

(Da e)
S-2j S-3 Periodic Report

H e a d q u a r t e r s S o u t h e r n D e f e n s e ~ , S E L t h - X o u n g To w e r, S a n A n t o n i o , To z a s .
A.

Pe~od covered.

B.

We a t h e r m ~ v ~ s i h t ~ t y.
Bm~r of zLeatona flmm, hours flown and by what types of a~rcraft.
(Each ~e d~spatched on a patrol or reconnaissance m4uion, whether
s4n~y or ~n pa~s, w~U be class~ied as a separate -dss~on).

D. Area covered by patrol or reconua£seance ~ssions.
E.

Enmny so~Lvities observed, ~n deta41, ~v~agt~e, place and description
of ene~ forces or apnts, equ£~ent and aotiv~ties.. (Movement, d~rection,
and speed). Neptive reports, 4~ a~ble, ~ be rendered.

F.

Uuuma~ activities, to taolude suspLc~ous aircraft and signals and au~
other out-of-the-o~ activities observed,

G,

(1) Airplanes on hand by type and CAA 14cerise znmbo:r,

(2) ~i=.planes out of oonzl.ssion by type and C~ license ~ vJth
reason therefor ~ each oo~o,
H.

Statue of ~mun~tion th~ date, 4nolnding the following:

(l) l~eeeipCs this date.
(2) ~tures this date.

onha o

(Ro~k) C:f.v~. A.tx Patrol
Comand~g.
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C O N F I D E N T I A L
0pertie Directive No. 32

11 - 1 0 - ~

q u a r t b O e a r u to p ire s D e f S n2 ~ S -o , a ne r,i o o i c e a ~ q ~ Ls t w r l l o fe t f ~ a r di e ds id a i l ( Eta s t ee a do r
So C he n of e- se C 3 P d td H Report r e is b he D vi on y o H rn Nomtern) of the Southern Land Frontier having J~rindiction, and to National Headquarters, Civil Air Patrol. The copies forwarded to N&tio~l Headquarters will
be in @aplioata.
£. Said S-2, 8-3 Periodic Reports will be ~ asrked "C0~,"
will be forwarded by ordinary ~ and will in each case be ~losed in an
and an ~tor e~velOl~. Such reports will be protected by a cover mheet, or a
nethod of folding, from direct oonthct with the inner e~velopo. The ~wmr envelope
will be sealed and addressed in the usual zann~, but plainly marked "CO~ZAL"
so that the notation will be seen when the enter e~velopo is removed. The enter
a ~ e l e p o w i l l b e e o n l e d a n d a d d r e s s e d i n t h e u s u a l n o n n o r, ~ u t w i l l b e a r n o n o t a tion to 4,~4cato the confidential nstu~e of its c~at~rts.

45.
j&. In ensas of forced ~ or other serious accidento in eenu~t~on with
Liaison Patrol o~ratione, the Liaison Patrol Uo~a~dar or the officer acting for
him will i~liate~7 no~i~ Ea~ioDal Headquartore by telegraph or telephone~ ~ving brief ~ of available informatien, topthor with make, model and NC
m ~ b a r o f ~ a n d n a m e s a n d s e r i a l n u m b e r s o f t h e c ~ e w.
b. National Headquarters will be si~uarly advised of any subsequent
inportont develol~ents incident to such aecidento~ as circ~mst~ueca ~%7 dictate.
AS soon as possible after any ~ accident, a written report will be
dispatched to National Nsudquartare by the Liaison Patrol Com~audor ~iving all
availhie lnfor~atien reEarding the accident in the ~er prescribed in Operations Directive No. ~, Accident Reports - CAP Operating Bases and Stations; to
be issued by this Headquarters.
$6. Visitors to L1a4.on Patrol Ra.A.
a. Operations at Liaison ~atrol bases are of such a nature as to necessitate
placing said bases under armed guard and'precluding therefrom all ~leitors excepting (a) officers representing the arasd forces and presenting proper ~redentials
and (bJ Civil Aeronautics Administration inspectors and Civil Aeronautics Board
luvesti~tore presenting in-o].oer credentials, will be admitted ~ c~ written
authorization from National Headquarters.
~. Application for such written mthorlsution for Civil Air Patrol
personnel will be made through WinE Co~anders who will forward to National Headq~arters only such applleations as in their opinion are absoluteS7 neoessa1~ in
the eunduct of offloial business,

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Opez~tic~s Directive No. 32

11 - i 0 - ~

~. The te~ "Visitorsm does not include tradesmen and relmenentatives
of business ~ a~ltted to a base by a Liaison Patrol Co.~nder for the
t1~nsaotAon of neoeesaz7 b~slneee incident to the operation of the hue.
H o g e v e r, t h e L i a i B o n P a t r o l C c ~ = a n d e r i s r e s p o n s i b l e f o r t h e i d e n t i t y a ~ d
conduct of each such person a~tted to has be~e and will take prope~ action
b i ~ e d me t tie * d z u z y et o is h c h ep~ o vss o fntsh o f b a s a ~ t 'a s h a i. d a b o v e .aS ayd bp e ~ e c e = s m Yl l
a uo l o " d o n l c w t u t h a r t i lo
e par e s ap s ~ 3 n e o e s s r i l m i n a s a wi
requlre.
47. Ca~ PassemA~s in Liaison Patrol Airplanes
No passengers will be carried in Civil Air Patrol airplanes while
en~ged on Liaison Patrol missions except Civil Air Patrol personnel re~l~rly
aasi~ed to and actively en~ged in these operations. U=~er no eir~taneee
w i l l v i s i t o r s t o L i a i s o n P a t ¢ o l b a s e s h e C a Z Ti e d A 8 p L s e e n & ~ r s i n a u c h a i r planes.
48.

Leaves of Ahssmce

a. l~sonnsl assigned to CAP Liaison Patrols may be granted leaves of
abeence on Special Orders issued by direction of the Liaison Patrol Co~u~dara°
Im~i~ls on leave of absence cannot be Peid Per Diem Allowances during
periods, as Federal Re~tlat4ons ~a~aibit per diem payments for periods when
p e r s o n n e l a r e n o t o n d u t y.
b. The "one rest day per week" for which i~ovieion is =a~e in ~e~agra~
2yR. hereof is for the purpose of maintaining physical fitness. Rest days are
not cmltlative.
49.

Tr a n s f e r o f S e ~ w ' i e e R e c o r d s

!- The CAP Service Record of an individ~ awaited to active d~ty with
a L i a i s o n P a t r o l r i l l b e t r a n s f e z Te d f r o m t h e fi l e s o f h i e C A P u n i t t o t h e
files o~ the Liaison Patrol to which he is assigned. The following method
will be followed:
(1) When a member of CAP receives an nssi~nment to active duty with
a L i a i s o n P a t r o l h e w i l l s o i n f o r m h i s u n i t o r n = r e n d e r. T h e
latter will provide the assi~ed nsmher with his SerVlee Reco1~
in a sealed envelope which will be delivered to the Liaison
Patrol Co~dar upon arrival.
(2)

The Liaison Pat¢ol CoRzander will ae~owledge receipt of the
S e r v i c e R e c o r d , b y l e t t e r ~ d i r e c t t o t h e u n i t c o m m a n d e r. T h i s
letter will be retained in the unit file until the aeeianed
member is released from active duty and returns to his unit.

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Operationa Directive No. 32

The Liaison Patrol Commander will enter on the Service
l~cord such remarks as are neces~e~y to indicate the
l e n ~ h o f t h e L o u t o f d u t y, t h e d u t y a s s i E n m e n t s p e r for~d, and the manner of performance. When the indiv i d u a l l e a v e s t h e L i a i s o n P a t r o l p e r m a n e n t l y, t h e
Liaison Patrol Cow~ander will forward the Service

~oord direct to the unit ontender by ~ail. The individual leavl~ the Liaison Patrol will not bo ~o~ed
with his Service Record for delivery ~o the unit

50.

R~..~.~ ~or Information and Sreoial Service-

Civil Air Patrol I~aison Patrol Com~ude~s are hereby ~ected to
advlse ~ agencies requesting informatlon or special servlcesj not speciflcally authorized by Letters of Instructions, Memoranda and Directives
perta~LinE to CAP Liaison Patrol operations %o address their requests to
National Headquarters throuEh their regular channels of communication.
By direction of National 0~mmsnde2 JOHN~N.

~ A ~ i ~ f fi o e r

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OFFICE C~ CIVILIAN DE~E
WASHINGTON, D. C.

OPEDAT I07~ DIRECTIVE )
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CHANCES NO.

NATIONAL HEAOQUARTERS
WASHINGTON, DEC. i, 19Z~

i)

~AP SOUTHERN FRONTIER LIAISON P~TROL

I. Effective this date, paragraph 46 a, Operations
Directive No. 32, - CAP Southern Frontier Liaison Patrol - this
Headquarters, November 10, 19A2~ will be changed to read as follows:
"46.

Visitors to Liaison Patrol Bases
a. Operations at Liaison Patrol bases are of such a
natureas to necessitat~ placing sa~d bases under
armed guard and precluding therefrom all visitors
excepting those whose presence is necessary in the
conduct of official missions. Said officia~ visitors, excepting (a) officers representing the
armed forces and presenting proper credentials and
(b) Civil Aeronautics Administration inspectors and
Civil Aeronautics Board investigators presenting
proper credentials, will be admitted only on written
authorization from National Headquarters."

B y d i r e c t i o n O f National Commander JOHNSON:

Colonel, A~ Corps
Operations Officer

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OFFICE OF CIVILIAN DEFENSE
WASHINGTON, D. C.

CIVIL AIR PATROL

OPERATIONS DIRECTIVE)

NO.

CHANGE NO.

NATIONAL HFJLDQUARTERS
WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 8, 1942

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G,,AP S OUTHE~j L.IAISON P~TROL
i, Effective this date, the designa%ion, "CAP
Southern Frontier Liaison Patrol" appearing in Operations
Directive No. 32, this Headquarters, November I0, 1942,
is hereby changed to read, "CAP Southern Liaison Patrol."
By direction of National Commander JOHNSON:

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k...~61onel, Air Corps
Operations Officer

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