ICS and Aircrew
Basis Communication Support Course – Mission Radio Operator
Students will be instructed on how to become CAP mission radio operators with VHF & HF radios with a focus on both Mission Base and Field Operations; comm equipment set up/operation and remote comm relay stations. ROA certification class will be provided. Since there will be student participation in the field, Comm students will receive training in woodsmanship skills, some search techniques, navigation & map reading (may receive credit towards GTM & UDF SQTR training in addition to their MRO), learn team deployment skills, and basic survival skills. Other classes include moral leadership, character development, casualty evacuation, and rappelling. Search and Rescue skills will be practiced during several search simulations. A three-day field training exercise is conducted away from base camp. This exercise will include extensive hiking with full equipment and be tasked as an MRO to support a Squadron on the FTX. Communication Students have the opportunity to progress through the Ranger 3rd & 2nd Class GTM 3 & 2 levels as team members.
Basic Communication Support Course Fee Now includes food and some safety equipment
Overhead Team Management Course
Advanced Seniors and Cadets over the age of 18 may take this course. It provides instruction in the management of missions at the level of Ground Branch Director. Students must have thorough knowledge of all aspects of SAR as they will be managing entire missions comprised of many teams with many different specialties, sometimes from other organizations. Students will develop an in depth understanding of the Incident Command System through practical experience. Students will learn how to effectively plan a search using their knowledge of search techniques & theory and advanced navigation. In addition to this, students will learn how to complete mission paperwork and use the online qualification system. Seniors applying to take this course must have completed the Senior Basic Course or be a GTL, and cadets over 18 applying to this course must have completed Cadet Advanced Course.
Overhead Team Management Course Fee includes food and primitive lodging (Remember, this is Hawk Mountain).
Air Crew Survival Course HMRS new 3-day course!
Sunday 8 July, 0800 hours to 10 July, graduation at 1800 hours (with travel days of 7 July and evening of the 12 or 13)
For all Air Crew Members (Seniors and Cadets over 18), this course will provide invaluable information on how to survive until help arrives. The Ranger Instructor Staff is well versed in all aspects of survival training. Sunday – Hands-on outdoor classroom training. Monday through Tuesday - Practical survival experience in the field (Can you survive a night in the woods with what is in your aircraft?). Tuesday evening, 1800 - Graduation. The course will cover Egress Training, Initial Survival Concerns, Survival Kits, The WILL TO SURIVE, Improvising Equipment, Communications, Signaling, Land Navigation, First Aid, Personal Hygiene, Nutrition, Water Procurement, Basic Survival Skills for all Regions, Shelter, Weather, Fire Building, and the practical experience of survival.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your travel arrangements (Please mention that you are signed up for the Air Crew Survival Course since the dates will be different.)
Packing list is located at: http://www.pawingcap.com/hawk/Air%20crew%20survival.htm
If you have a survival kit for your plane, we suggest you bring it along, if possible.
Air Crew Survival Course Fee of $125.00 for the 3 day course.
*If you want to take this course and Senior Basic course at the same time this can be arranged.