Curry Todd: Civil Air Patrol
Curry Todd is a proud member of the Tennessee Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol has more than 1000 volunteers including Curry Todd. Since the United States Congress passed public Law 557 which established the Civil Air Patrol as the auxiliary of the United States Air Force, the United States Civil Air Patrol has had the primary mission of emergency services, cadet programs, and aerospace education.
The Tennessee Civil Air Patrol is supported by the Tennessee State Legislature, and by the Tennessee Aeronautics Board and is well known for its search and rescue efforts. Curry Todd understands that the Civil Air Patrol flies most of the Search and rescue missions in the United State Interior. The Civil Air Patrol is directed in that mission by the United States Air Force Coordination Center at Tyndall Air Force base in Florida.
Curry Todd also understands that Disaster relief is another major focus for the Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol is an integral part of the American Disaster relief and provides transportation, manpower, local leadership and more to disaster relief organizations and local agencies. The Civil Air Patrol has agreements many disaster relief services such as the Federal Emergency Management agency, the Federal Aviation Committee, the American Red Cross, the United State Coast Guard and more.
Curry Todd also understands that although the services are not often needed the Civil Air Patrol plays a vital role in flying Humanitarian Missions. This is usually done in conjunction with The Red Cross. The Civil Air Patrol will fly time sensitive medical materials such as blood and human tissue when other forms of transportation is unavailable.