Search and Rescue

CAP/SAR Missions and Functions

The United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol has many functions in Search and Rescue Missions in the United States. Some of these missions include Disaster Relief, Reconnaissance, and Counter Drug along with Transportation missions all of which are support for Homeland Security. Growing from its WWII experience, Civil Air Patrol has continued to save lives and alleviate human suffering through a myriad of Emergency-Services and Operational Missions.