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September 4, 2013
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Public safety at airport

Editor: Any discussion of public safety operations at the Douglas County Minden Tahoe Airport begins with the resident Civil Air Patrol Squadron commanded by Maj. Brad Spires. CAP is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force. CAP is a volunteer organization that performs congressionally assigned key missions: air search, ground rescue coordination, and disaster relief; aerospace education for youth and the general public; and cadet programs for teenage youth. While CAP’s emergency service capabilities are most immediately impactful to those they may help, anyone with children interested …

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