From the Commander - Col Anita Elliott

Thank you for visiting the Civil Air Patrol Iowa Wing website! If you are not a CAP member, please browse our site and give serious consideration to joining our public service minded members in the Iowa Wing. Together, we can make the state of Iowa even greater.

As the Commander, it is my honor to lead more than 245 senior members and cadets in Civil Air Patrol’s search and rescue, homeland security, youth leadership development, and air and space science outreach activities in the State of Iowa.

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Our Mission

"To serve America by performing Homeland Security and humanitarian missions for our communities, states, and nation; developing our country’s youth; and educating our citizens on the importance of air and space power."

Emergency Services

Better Jobs

CAP is best known for its search and rescue mission. Civil Air Patrol air and ground teams perform 85 percent of inland search-and-rescue missions.

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Aerospace Education

Better Health

CAP educational programs help prepare American citizens to meet the challenges of a sophisticated aerospace society and understand its related issues.

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Cadet Programs

Better Education

The CAP Cadet Program is designed to motivate and develop well-rounded young people, who in turn will become model citizens and the future leaders of our nation.

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Iowa Wing Calendar

Location Date
SAREX
Red Oak, IA
15 August 2015
8:00 AM
Iowa Wing Conference
Camp Dodge, IA
21-22 August 2015