Legislative Squadron Member Surveys Northwoods Tornado Damage
Wausau, WI , June 7, 2017: State Representative and Legislative Squadron member Bob Kulp (69th Assembly District) flew with the Rib Mountain Squadron to survey the recent tornado damage in northern Wisconsin. Civil Air Patrol helps member legislators get firsthand knowledge of disasters soon after they happen. These type of experiences help form lasting impressions while the damage is still visible from the sky.
When ask to join the mission Rep. Kulp said, “Yes!” without hesitation. Mr. Kulp is an aerial photography hobbyist using sophisticated drone technology and has had several of his children progress through the CAP Cadet program.
When we located the damaged areas it was very clear the magnitude of the storm and the cost of picking up the pieces. That is why Civil Air Patrol is always at the ready to serve.
Civil Air Patrol is the civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force. A strictly Volunteer organization, with the help of the Air Force, maintain a fleet of Search and Rescue aircraft, Ground Team and Mission Base staff. Along with Cadet services this is the largest Search and Rescue team in North America.