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Bear Facts - Aug-Sep 1971

August-September 1971 issue of Bear Facts, official publication of California Wing - Civil Air Patrol. Editor: Maj E. L. Dartanner. 13 pages. 5.5 W x 8.5 H.
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  Bear Facts PaS!OfficeBox692.Goleto,Calif.... j a93017AugusãSeptember1970 /  August-September1970BEARFACTS I )5 JE A\, [l 1~[ A\ J[ JL Edi or: wouldliketoattendtheCaliforniaWingConference.Whol is theproperuniform?Also,whenwesoy the Pledg 0 Allegiance,do We solutetheflog?ASeniorMemberãAllhoughIheuniformforconferences Is normallyBlues,theWingComman-derhasdesignatedIons1505'sformenandcatIon/polyesterpinsripes)forwomen. Blues willb ece ptobl<!.bUIitwillprobably be HOT 0 erthere! T e room will becelled to 0 enlionwhen the colguardenters.Personnelwillremain 01 attenlion hil egiving t e Pledge.Do 01 solvtIhcolon.Remain or oHe tionunlilyouorgivenheorderfor atease or seats. -Ed. LE-ERS·1I..ntend~....rk you do, too. 0 ... If you ., boll don t, be flogt... blããfn Inter...' of f 01 pallcy.~ roll~ng ...,j,ementt.. .ut. 1) 11,ã., mult be tyP'l III' Of homi p'f 'ttd ru.I'r. 0' o~. t~~ long. ?)'\II 1.'It fS 'It beã $nedand un dulO'lDJlont1; ftow.illlef. If rt.ã ,d.,IJIIlllh.A nam.whhh.ld,0 feQ.;..., to 0'FfK1 'Will b. han-orecl. La .fa II b. on.w.,..,d GIl the bo,,,, 0 spoeeGYOHcabl. ami rel.-Yance f'O Iã_01 .......beã.., p..) n... Ed.,.,II ho... f.... 1dod,l... on . 'cit I. ...~ lib. II' ted. 51 n.. EoII.... ,.,,.....,._tip, to aaarpt '.,fãã If .ama da.. no1 aUK,f rhe1., .....,I Q_ T~ .,e,-_. V f. I,N e,~ MaTIThhF ,mTo, &oorFccn POI om ClO 800692GoI~'o, CalHomla 93017 ,. _ o o ãJ'ãããã..  August-September1970 BEA RFACTSPage2Membershipretention,bothseniorandcadet,isontheupswing,andwefeelthisIsindicativeofonincreaseinespritdecorps.Ourmajordeficientatthispointisthesafetyprogram.WehoveanewWingsafetyofficerandhewiIIsoonbeimplementinghisprogram.WehopeeachunitcommanderwillappointasafetyoFFicerandformaunitsafetypion.Withincreasedinterestbymembersintheprogrom.wehaveencounteredsomeproblemsbyactionstokenoutorchannels.Althoughweknowtheymeanwell,difficultiesOCClJrbecausemembersdon'tknowtheoyerallprogram.Bysquadronssendingtheirquestionsorcommentstogroups,answersmeybereodiIyavailable.IfthegroupfeelcorrespondencetoWingisinorder,suchreferralisencouraged.Remember,roo,thatlettersandradiotraHicbetweenunits S ouldcorryinfoflTlOioncopiestogroupanoreaommandsconcerned,sohatveryoneremainslnformed.IfammrfeelsheIsrcelvinginsufficientassistance 0 terrollowlngeproperchannels,hemey¥lrieolellertotheedito 0 BearFacts.The1970CaliforniaWingConferencemaywellbetheIstofitskindforofewyears.extyearweplantohold 0 strictlysocialevent.Inlisplace,wewiIIhavefourorfiveseminarsthroughouttheyeorandheldinvarioussectionsofthestote.AllWingstorrsectionswillberepresentedandeveryonewi!'einvit-edtoattendaFull-doyworkshopsession.Wewillbecollingonthefieldformoreactivitiasofalltypes.AllunitswillsoonreceivesomematerialonthenewCivilDefense/NaturalDisasteragree-ment.Comingsoonwillalsobeaschedulefor1971SARschools,tohelpincreaseourcapabilityinthh.area.Unfortunately,theburdenhasbeenfallingononlyasmIInumberofratedemergencyservicespersonnelwhoparticipateinmissions.ThosepersonnelwhoholdEScordsshouldrememberhottheyareacceptingare-sponsibilityandmustparticipateinmissions.Weareconcernedaboutwhysomeunitsore r ilinetomeetrheseobligations,eventhouhtheyhaveanmberofratedpnonnelontheroser. If youarenotgoil)9toparticipate,don',requestacord;itisnot 0 statussymbol.TheColifomiaWinghasacceptedheresponsibilityfornooncingthefunerolexpensesforJonromer,whowaskilledwhileflyingonasearchmission.Wewouldlikeeachseniortoassesshimself~Iandeachcodet25~tohelpusinthisprcject,Ifwerceivemorethonisneeded,wewillearmarktf,esurplus 10 beusedfor 0 similoroccosion.Wehopethisneverhoppends, hi twe 011 knowsearchingisdangerous.Send your contributions,poyabletoCalifomioWing,tomyattentionathWing'saddress.ConsiderablecommenthasbeenmodeontheGeneralAviatincategorymembership.Iisthiscommand'spolicythatGAmembers must meetthesametrainingrequirementsasregularCAPmembersandtheymusthaveonEScord 0 participateinseorchmissions.ForGAmemberswhowishtotransfertoregularmembership,theymustfolio ,thesameproceduresasanynewmember,exceptthattheydonorpoyNotionaldues;wingandunitduesarestillrequired.  August-September1970BEARFACTSPage3 BearRescue WARRC 090 wascoiledforaBeechBononz.oen route fromPhoenix,Ariz..,toOrangeCountyairport.ThenewChinosearchbosefacility was givenashortwarouluniltheplanwaslocotedonthegTound 01 itsdesinotion.42-108wasactivatedforaCitobriaonalocalfligh: om Oaklandair-port.It,loa, wcs locatedonthemmp,butnot 01 iintendeddestination.42-110-ACessna177disoppccredonafIighlfroTooeVolleytofres-no.The oircrc t waslocatedonthesecond doy ofthe s rchbyacrewfromSq. 35, Lt.TimohyAndersonandCWOHoMcAllister.Thiserrortbroghtaper-~onal elldon from CAP commanderGen. Eilts. rheloelionis38°47'by12001'30 2-131-issearchwasactivatedfor 0 PA22whichdepaTtedRedingopparentlyhodedorReno.Thseorchwoshampered by theuncrityofao'rcraft'sraue.II YOS suspendeda er anaweek. ! Du toIhechangeindeslgnotionoftheesternerospaceRescuandRecov rl Center(WARRC)tothe42ndAirRescue,missionnumberswi beginwith 42 insteod 0 WARRCondthefacilitywillbeknownasWesternescue.ãCaliforniaandOrgonWingshavelustsignedamutualassislonceagree-mentsimilor to thaIwithNevada.Itdefinesboundariesofnormalresponsibilityandproceduresto be usedforjointoperations.Ouroperationalc:opobililyolongournorthernbordershould be enhancedb)'thisogrement. A AnimportantchonghasbeenannouncedbyNotionoIHecdqocrterscon-cerningrequirementsforoircrewsonSARorCDmissions.EHectivimmediately,allolrcrewmembers,missionpilotsandmissionobservers,mustbeseniormmbersatleast21yearsold.The21year 0 minimumalsoappliestoLondRescueTeamandSurfaceTeomLeaders.Requirementsforotherspecialtiesoreuncnged.Underogemembers(nowholdingMissionPilotrMissinObserverrotingsmoyserve 01 thesearchboseinanothercapacityuntil31December;afterIhotasearchboserolingwill be required.Groundteamleadersmaystillserveasleamme-bers.Bosepersonnelmustcheckageoneircrewsmedicals)beforemakingonassignmenl.Uponreaching21,MinionPilotratingsmaybereinstatedwithIhesomerequirements as alalerenewol.Aeardtoooften: Iknowwhotitsoysinlhebook,butJoesaidthotHarryoldhimthaIãã. Books arenolperfectandproceduresachonge, but correctionsandchonqesinopera'onalprocedureswillcomefromhWingDepulyforOper-otions.Anoice 0 allchancesillbepuolishedinBearFcrs,andurgentchangeswillbeprec 0 d by formalmdiomffie.Periodically,chongesIII be compiledndpublishedasrevhionstoeinEmrg.:ncySrv'esManualoroswrittenpolicyIersandirecivesfromWing 0 erorions, 0 hersourcesofinformationshould be used j Icoution.A 0 ovoidonfusion,WingisnowIssuingseporalIineecordstothosemembr5alreadyholdingslondardcardswhorequestneratinQ5(bomcordswiIIhaveesomeum r}, Allpresently-issuedtraineecords 01' be renwedforon year. etrainecardswillexpireoneyearfromthedateaissuandwillberenewable only by reapplication.
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