The Civil Air Patrol: Search and Rescue

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Our guest speaker will be Major James Wresch. Major Wresch has been a part of the United States Air Force Auxiliary / Civil Air Patrol since 2009. During that time he has been the Squadron Commander at Lake in the Hills Squadron, and is now the Deputy Commander for Group 22, which has seven squadrons in Northern Illinois. Major Wresch is qualified to sit in the right seat for missions in the air, and is a Ground Branch Director for missions on the ground. Major Wresch will talk to us about how the Civil Air Patrol becomes engaged in aircraft search and rescue missions, and what transpires as the need for a search comes about.