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Specialty Track: 214 - Communications


In today’s Civil Air Patrol Communications personnel may manage staff, coordinate training and response programs, interface with staff officers or representatives of other agencies, develop policies and procedures necessary to ensure mission safety and accomplishment, and be involved in the develop and implement communications plans, programs and directives.

Key Duties

Develop and implement communications plans, programs, and directives in close coordination and in support of command, operations and emergency services.

Establish requirements and track acquisition and disposition of communication equipment in coordination with logistics.

Coordinate communications plans and programs with other staff agencies and with subordinate and higher headquarters.

Develop detailed operating procedures for communications operations and guidance to subordinate units and personnel.

Collect and report data to determine the effectiveness of communications operations.

Coordinate licensing or frequency authorizations for all radio operations.

Develop communications training programs.

Coordinate communications conferences, meetings, and workshops.

Monitor unit communications.

Establish programs to maintain and operate unit radio equipment.

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