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Specialty Track: 219 - Legal


In today’s Civil Air Patrol the Legal Officer advises on legal implications of CAP programs and activities (subject to the constraints imposed by local law on the unauthorized practice of law).

Key Duties

Interpretation of laws and regulations.

Contracts and agreements.


Real Estate



Corporate records and organizations.

Relations with local agencies.

Render legal advice and opinions regarding CAP activities as requested.

Assist the unit safety officer in conducting investigations.

Advise the unit commander and investigating officer on processing complaints in accordance with CAP Regulations.

Advise commanders on initiation of termination actions and serve as CAP representative at termination appeals hearings as appropriate.

Serve on unit membership board as directed by the unit commander.


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