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1 Authored by John W. Desmarais 18-Dec-1998 Modified by Lt Colonel Fred BlundellTX-129 Fort Worth Senior SquadronFor Local Training Rev Jan-2014
2 This Training Slide Show is a project undertaken by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell of the TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron, Fort Worth, TX for local use to assist those CAP Members interested in advancing their skills. The information contained herein is for CAP Member’s personal use and is not intended to replace or be a substitute for any of the CAP National Training Programs. Users should review the presentation’s Revision Number at the end of each file name to ensure that they have the most current publication.
3 Clothing This is your first layer of protection from the elements Standard Uniform (BDUs or equivalent)May be altered to meet safety needs (within reason)Remember that we are the non-combatant auxiliary of the USAF doing a mission in the public’s eyes
4 24 Hour Pack24 Hour PackShort Haul, Quick Duty, Necessities for the job at handSet up for one day, including the possibility of an overnight stay, but does not mean to over pack The 24 hour pack should be replenished from the 72 hour pack at the end of each day if in the field for an extended period.
6 24 Hour Pack (Continued) On your person: Complete BDU uniform Notepad and pencilAll CAP IdentificationWatchHandkerchiefVest, reflective, orangeCombWhistleGTM Handbook
7 24 Hour Pack (Continued) Personal First Aid Kit Antiseptic cleansing padsAntiseptic ointment6 Band-Aids, various sizesMoleskin, 2” X 4”Roller bandage2 Safety pins, large4 gauze pads1 Triangular BandageTape, first aidPersonal medicationRubber surgical gloves
8 24 Hour Pack (Continued) Survival Equipment 1 Long burning candle Duct tape, 5-10 feetLeaf bag, large12 waterproofed matchesMatch container, waterproof, with striking surface1 Chemical Light Stick, Green (T)50’ of nylon line (paracord).Signal Mirror
9 24 Hour Pack (Continued) General SAR Equipment Change of socks Flagging tapeFlashlight (with red or blue lens, spare bulb and batteries)Spare FlashlightInsect RepellentLip balmSunscreenTissue PaperLeather Work Gloves4 Moist Towelettes4 Quarters for phone calls
10 24 Hour Pack (Continued) Other GT Equipment 2 Meals Shelter Material Coat (appropriate to climate)Poncho2 Canteens (1 quart)1 Canteen CupCompass (Lensatic or Orienteering)Pocket Knife (Multipurpose knife or tool like Swiss Army Knives or Gerber Tools)
11 24 Hour Pack (Continued) Team Leader Specific Equipment Map Protractor Map CasePencil, with eraserAlcohol pens and eraser for use on map caseStraightedge ruler, at least 6” longGround Team Leader Handbook
12 72 Hour Pack Used for Long Haul or Duration Field Operations Members should be able to carry this equipment 6+ miles, for longer and/or tougher assignments.Packs will vary in size and description depending upon the user and the type of frame most suitable and comfortable for the task.Materials in this pack are in addition to the 24 Hour Pack requirements
16 Team EquipmentThe following items are suggested team equipment, and local OIs may dictate more stringent requirementsVHF-FM Radio(s)Signal PanelsBloodborne Pathogens KitE-ToolMaps & Case(s)CAP Forms, Manuals...CameraGPSElectronic Direction FinderTeam First Aid KitBarrier TapeSpotlight
17 Equipment ReadinessFollowing a mission, personnel can easily forget to make sure that equipment is ready to go for the next mission, which can leave teams unprepared when the time comesBeing prepared to go at a moment’s notice is the name of the game. You may be alerted for another mission within hours of completing one -- it happens!
18 4 R’sReplenish: Replace any items lost or used on the mission for the next timeRepair: Fix broken equipment, clean uniforms, polish boots, patch holes etc.Repack: Once equipment is replenished and repaired, make sure you put it back in it’s place on your equipmentRest: Once that is done, get a well deserved rest
19 Common Problems Personnel carry too much stuff Pack realistically, not for a warThere are often multiple uses for one tool or itemPersonnel carrying equipment that they are not qualified to useJust because something looks cool, doesn’t mean you need itCarry what you will probably need for the mission