Search and Rescue

Lt. Col. John Knowles, Maryland Wing vice commander, of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Auxiliary briefs Col. J. Scott Chesnut, Air Force District of Washington vice commander, for a Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise, at the Martin State Airport in Essex, Md., Sept. 16, 2006. While the CAP still flies 95 percent of all federal inland SAR missions, its work also includes disaster relief and communications, as well as counter drug and homeland security missions. The CAP is a non-profit organization with nearly 60,000 volunteer members to include over 27,000 cadets ages 12-21, nationwide and overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rusti Caraker)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Rusti Caraker
VIRIN: 060916-F-6744C-158.JPG
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