About Vermont Wing
CAP has members across the country organized into regions and "wings".
The Vermont Wing is part of the North East Region, and has senior and cadet members ready to serve CAP missions across the state and beyond! Vermont Wing headquarters is located in South Burlington, and squadrons located in Barre/Montpelier, Rutland, Bennington, and Springfield with a detachment in Newport and Norwich University, that consist of aircraft, ground vehicles, photo and video assessment technology, beacon locator equipment, and an extensive radio network that can provide communications during times of cell phone and internet interruption.
Vermont Wing provides search and rescue and disaster relief missions for various agencies, including FEMA during Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, by providing incident awareness assessment for officials, via airborne photography of large areas of Vermont, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. CAP has also supported the Air National Guard by providing targets for air intercept training and radar evaluation
Vermont Wing has active aerospace education and cadet programs. Additionally cadets enjoy many tours, camps, exchanges, a glider academy in Springfield, color-guard competitions and presentations, including at a Red Sox game!