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FACTSHEET | Oct. 3, 2016

Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol-United States Air Force, Detachment 2, is the Air Force’s regional headquarters for liaison to its auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol. Detachment 2, Middle East Liaison Region, is one of eight regional headquarters nationwide, and provides assistance to CAP wings in Delaware, Maryland, the National Capital Region, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Air Force and civilian personnel provide advice, liaison and oversight to CAP for emergency services, search and rescue, disaster relief, homeland security, cadet programs and aerospace education. Each year, the region sponsors a variety of programs in support of the CAP. For more information about CAP-USAF, go to