The nation-wide CAP communication system has 840 high-frequency radio stations, 5,000 fixed-land radio stations and 10,000 mobile radios, deployed in CAP units in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Using volunteer operators trained to professional standards, the CAP communications network is a ready force for homeland security and the protection of life and property.

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Director of Communications 

Director (DOC) - Lt Col Christopher Suter

Deputy Director of Communications Maj Hayes, Jordan M. (IAOD)
Asst Director of Communications Maj Gadd, George (IAOD)
Asst Director of Communications Lt Col Kapphahn, James (IAOD)
Asst Director of Communications Col Ferguson, Alan
Asst Director of Communications 1st Lt Ferguson, Ellen (IAOD)
Asst Director of Communications Maj Bertz, James 
Advisor to the Director Maj Heil, Michael A. (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (North) Capt Dahlen, Charles E (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (North) Maj Sobel, Mar (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (Central) Lt Col Asche, Steve E. (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (Central) 1st Lt Ambrosecchia, William H 
Engineering Officer (South) Maj Bowles, David E (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (South) Maj Hofheinz, Roy M (IAOD)
Engineering Officer (South) 1st Lt Theriault, Donald L. (IAOD)
Infrastructure Manager Maj Gadd, George (IAOD)
Communications Licensing Officer Maj Gadd, George (IAOD)
ReadyOp Coordinator Lt Col Kapphahn, James
HF Relay Officer TBD
  1. Develop and implement communications plans, programs and directives in close coordination and in support of command, operations and emergency services.
  2. Proper accountability of communications equipment assigned to the wing.
  3. Ensuring communications equipment assigned to the wing is properly used and is secure.
  4. Manage communications data for the wing in ORMS.
  5. Ensuring staff, records and corporate property are available for the annual survey audit.
  6. Assisting with the coordination of reassigning communications assets as and where needed within the wing.
  7. Coordinate communications plans and programs with other staff agencies and with subordinate and higher headquarters.
  8. Develop detailed operating procedures for communications operations and guidance to subordinate units and personnel.
  9. Collect and report data to determine the effectiveness of communications operations.
  10. Coordinate licensing or frequency authorizations for all radio operations.
  11. Develop communications training programs.


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