(SER-PR-001) Puerto Rico Wing
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Puerto Rico Wing

Puerto Rico WingPuerto Rico Wing Headquarters is one of wings in the Civil Air Patrol. The Wing reports directly to the Southeast Region Headquarters as part of the command structure. The geographic command jurisdiction encompasses the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This wing is chartered at the direction of the Civil Air Patrol.


To fulfill the Civil Air Patrol's vital national mission in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by empowering our dedicated people and optimizing our processes. We strive to provide unmatched emergency services, aerospace education, and cadet programs that enhance the well-being and progress of our community. 


We envision a Puerto Rico Wing Civil Air Patrol where our commitment to people and processes drives exceptional progress. Through unwavering dedication to our mission and community, we foster a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and innovation. Our goal is to be a beacon of excellence in emergency services, aerospace education, and cadet programs, serving as a model for positive change and continuous improvement. Together, we soar to new heights, safeguarding Puerto Rico's future and inspiring a legacy of leadership. 


The Puerto Rico Wing command is further divided into four groups. These four groups are command assigned geographical areas within the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Each group has its own headquarters and command. Group personnel are charged with the operation of Civil Air Patrol missions. This is performed by the additional subdivisions of each group in the form of squadrons. The Wing has a total of 27 Squadrons and two Flights performing search and rescue mission and homeland security missions per year. Additionally, over 700 cadets are educated and an estimated 250 aerospace classes are conducted.

General Information


Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic

Total: 13,791 sq km
Land: 8,870 sq km
Water: 4,921 sq km

Personnel and Resources
Seniors Wing: 405
Aircraft: 3
Ground assets: 17
Units: 33  

Maritime Claims
territorial sea:
 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm


Point of Contact

Public Affairs: publicaffairs@prwg.cap.gov
Recruiting & Retention: recruiting@prwg.cap.gov
Webmaster: it@prwg.cap.gov

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