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1. The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of which branch of the US Armed Forces?
2. Under which New York mayor was the Civil Air Patrol formed?
3. Members of the CAP are considered a reserve unit, and are paid as standard US Air Force reservists.
4. What significance does the date 29 April 1943 have for the Civil Air Patrol?
5. Under which Secretary of the Air Force was the CAP made a permanent auxiliary of the United States Air Force?
6. Primary functions of the CAP are search and rescue missions, humanitarian services, disaster relief, and volunteer support to the Air Force as might be required.
7. During World War II, CAP pilots were actually directly involved in combat activities. Following its incorporation, its charter declared which of the following?
8. Civil Air Patrol pilots flew anti-submarine missions during World War II. What were the results?
9. In support of the US Air Force, the CAP performs several missions that are not combat-related. They include which of the following?
10. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center, when all general aviation flights were grounded, one of the first planes flying over was a CAP aircraft taking photographs.
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