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Welcome to the WAWG Operations Portal

Lt Col Pat Courtney
Wing Director of Operations

Maj Ralph Black
Wing Deputy Director of Operations

Maj Khoi Duong
Wing Director of Emergency Services

Required Quarterly Briefings

Attention Pilots!

Required Quarterly Briefings are accessible in Google Classroom

The National Operations Center can be reached via voice 24/7 at 888-211-1812 ext 300. 

The NOC is normally manned from 7:30 to 16:30 Central Time Monday through Friday, and then the phone rolls to a duty officer after hours. 

The NOC can also be reached via email at and via fax at 800-555-7902, but after normal duty hours, emergency requests should be followed up with a call to the duty officer. 

Assistance to Civil Authority, including airborne imagery and communications support for counterdrug, homeland security, and disaster operations; and Support to Military Commanders, including low-level surveys and range support are coordinated by the National Operations Center. 

Operations Announcements

  • Mission Base and Aircrew training - Bellingham, 14 March 2020 ATTENTION WAWG QUALIFIED & TRAINEE AIRCREW & MISSION BASE PERSONNELPlease reserve Saturday March 14, 2020 for a day of comprehensive Mission Base and Aircrew Training at the Bellingham Composite Squadron.This training will offer training in a variety of Mission Base Positions including, but not limited to, Communications, Planning, AOBD, Safety and IC.  Aircrew training will include Mission Pilot, Mission Observer, Scanner and Aerial Photography Proficiency if the weather permits.  Ieither n the event that the weather will not allow aircrew training we will be simulating aircrew activities so that the Mission Base training will be as realistic as possible.If you are able to participate in this important training please email Maj Ralph Black or Lt Col Pat Courtney.  Please ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2020, 5:07 PM by John Haug
  • 2020 ES Aircrew Training Survey Attention all CAP members who might want to train for an aircrew position:We are putting together an aircrew training plan for fiscal year 2020 and would like member input on the subjects set forth below. The collective answers to these questions will help us line up a training program that will attempt to meet the needs of most of the membership.Please click to respond to the brief survey (less than one minute) by end of day, Friday, October 18.Thank you!
    Posted Oct 4, 2019, 5:40 PM by John Haug
  • Mission Observer Ground School - Aug 2019 All WAWG PILOTS & SCANNERS SAVE THESE DATES 24 & 25 August, 2019 What – Mission Observer Ground SchoolWho Should Attend – Any Current Mission Scanner Interested In Moving to The Right Front Seat and Mission Observers interested in Refreshing Their MO SkillsLocation – To Be Announced (probably WAWG HQ at JBLM)Uniform – Any CAP Uniform (except Flight Suits)Prerequisites – Mission ScannerContact – Lt Col Bill Gibbs, CAP Cell 425-643-0176Registration – Registration will open August 1, 2019
    Posted Aug 7, 2019, 1:19 PM by John Haug
  • Mission Scanner School - July & August 2018 Future WAWG aircrew –A Mission Scanner school will be held July 14-15 (ground) and August 11-12 (flight).  Registration is open through Saturday, July 7.  Full details - including contacts, prerequisites, student planning information, and registration - are on the website: open to all Wing members who satisfy the prerequisites, this school has space limitations which will favor those trainees working toward actual SAR qualification through both CAP and WSDOT.  (What?)Registration requires a account.  If you do not have one, see the webpage for instructions to create one.If you are committed to a focused, high-expectations training environment, review the webpage ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2019, 1:19 PM by John Haug
  • WSDOT Orientation Course for SAR Aircrew and Mission Base Staff WSDOT Orientation Course for SAR Aircrew and Mission Base Staff When:                                  May 26, 2018Where:                                 Olympia, WAInstructor:                           Tom Peterson, WSDOT Aviation Emergency Services Program ManagerDeadline to register:            May 17, 2018Class size may be limited. If so, persons will be selected in the order in which they complete the application process as outlined below. If you are serious about participating in aerial search and rescue missions in Washington, there are a few steps you must complete before you are eligible for the issuance of a WSDOT Emergency Worker card, which is a prerequisite to participate in aerial search missions in Washington, regardless of your CAP qualifications. Please follow these steps carefully: 1.            COMPLETE THE FEMA IS-700 COURSE ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2018, 8:38 AM by Jessica Jerwa
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