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Welcome to the WAWG Operations Portal

Lt Col Pat Courtney
Wing Director of Operations

Maj Ralph Black
Wing Deputy Director of Operations

Maj Khoi Duong
Wing Director of Emergency Services

The National Operations Center can be reached via voice 24/7 at 888-211-1812 ext 300. 

The NOC is normally manned from 7:30 to 16:30 Central Time Monday through Friday, and then the phone rolls to a duty officer after hours. 

The NOC can also be reached via email at and via fax at 800-555-7902, but after normal duty hours, emergency requests should be followed up with a call to the duty officer. 

Assistance to Civil Authority, including airborne imagery and communications support for counterdrug, homeland security, and disaster operations; and Support to Military Commanders, including low-level surveys and range support are coordinated by the National Operations Center. 

Operations Announcements

  • Mission Scanner School - July & August Future WAWG aircrew –A Mission Scanner school will be held July 14-15 (ground) and August 11-12 (flight).  Registration is open through Saturday, July 7.  Full details - including contacts, prerequisites, student planning information, and registration - are on the website: open to all Wing members who satisfy the prerequisites, this school has space limitations which will favor those trainees working toward actual SAR qualification through both CAP and WSDOT.  (What?)Registration requires a account.  If you do not have one, see the webpage for instructions to create one.If you are committed to a focused, high-expectations training environment, review the webpage ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2018, 10:09 PM by John Haug
  • WSDOT Orientation Course for SAR Aircrew and Mission Base Staff WSDOT Orientation Course for SAR Aircrew and Mission Base Staff When:                                  May 26, 2018Where:                                 Olympia, WAInstructor:                           Tom Peterson, WSDOT Aviation Emergency Services Program ManagerDeadline to register:            May 17, 2018Class size may be limited. If so, persons will be selected in the order in which they complete the application process as outlined below. If you are serious about participating in aerial search and rescue missions in Washington, there are a few steps you must complete before you are eligible for the issuance of a WSDOT Emergency Worker card, which is a prerequisite to participate in aerial search missions in Washington, regardless of your CAP qualifications. Please follow these steps carefully: 1.            COMPLETE THE FEMA IS-700 COURSE ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2018, 8:38 AM by Jessica Jerwa
  • Outside training opportunity for FEMA ICS-300 - Kelso, WA Greetings,Cowlitz County Dept. of Emergency Management is offering an “ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents” class on May 9th and 10th, here at the EOC.We still have seats available, and would like to invite you, your agency, partners and volunteers to participate in this local opportunity. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience, as class size is limited. Any questions, please feel welcome to reach out and we’ll be happy to help!Note: to get the most out of this training, please make sure to have completed FEMA’s Incident Command classes IS-100.b, IS-200.b, IS-700.a and IS-800.b [online courses available at: ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 1:02 PM by Jessica Jerwa
  • Operations/WSDOT Training Dates on the Wing Calendar Looking for Operations Training dates?Check the Wing Calendar and type "Ops" in the search bar.You can also search for:Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division by using "WSDOT" and Federal Emergency Management Agency by using "FEMA"
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 1:06 PM by Jessica Jerwa
  • 11-12 Mar - Group Led Exercise at Thun Field To All Emergency Services staff, crews and teams: On March 11 and 12, there will be a Group Led Exercise (GLE) (aka SAREX) hosted by the Southwest Group (WA096) at Thun Field (KPLU) in Pierce County. All Senior Members and Cadets are encouraged and welcome to participate. We need trained ES staff for the CAP-USAF June Graded Evaluation. Cadets - as always, you should alert your chain of command before attending any activities, missions, or training events outside of your unit. Thun Field is the Incident Command Post (ICP) and primary Mission Base (MB). Remote Mission Bases (RMB) are welcome and desirable so as to make training available statewide. Group CC's let me know if you can provide and ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 11:41 AM by Jessica Jerwa
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