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NVWG 80th Anniversary

Nevada Wing celebrates 80 years of service in 2021

Nevada Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is the highest echelon in the state of Nevada and was chartered on 18 December 1941 and contributed to the state and nation through search and rescue (SAR) and military support roles during the Second World War. Since then, Nevada Wing has provided search and rescue (SAR) capabilities throughout the nation’s seventh largest state. It took the lead in the nation’s largest search and rescue (SAR) event, the 2007 Steve Fossett Search.


• Founding of the Nevada Wing
• Nevada Wing Commanders
Washoe Jeep Squadron
Mounted Unit
Kirk Loney
Geraldine Hardman Jordan
• Atomic Testing Support
 Encampment Weekbooks






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