[MSAR] Civil Air Patrol and (horse) mounted search and rescue
msar at ibiblio.org
Fri Jul 6 11:21:12 EDT 2007
I received a query off list about MSAR in the US Civil Air Patrol. In
reply, I wrote the following summary. It may be of use to others here.
In South Dakota, the CAP Philip Composite Squadron has a mounted patrol
and their website is up today: http://www.angelfire.com/sd2/philip/ .
Edward M. Vazquez EVazquez at elcbalt.uscg.mil formed a CAP MSAR in Maryland
under Bowie Composite Squadron.
An old CAP newsletter mentions another CAP MSAR forming in Maryland. Ed,
or Tomi Finkle TFinkle at erols.com with TROTSAR, may know the status of that.
Jim Green muleequestrian at yahoo.com started one in North Carolina a few
years ago, but I think it collapsed. Jim has since moved to Maine.
The one in Oklahoma City got written up in a CAP magazine, but it too
collapsed. A founding leader was Mike Dillard veritas.md at sbcglobal.net.
Dana Snyder <allendana1 at sbcglobal.net> is trying to organize a CAP MSAR
unit in Kansas.
Norma Newton newtonrn at huxcomm.net is trying to organize a CAP MSAR unit
Members of a CAP squadron in Sheridan Wyoming have some interest in an
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