Civil Air Patrol flies more than 85 percent of all federal inland SAR missions directed by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Langley AFB

Military Affiliate Radio System     U.S. Army MARS, U.S. Navy & Marine Corp MARS, Air Force MARS.

FEMA is tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disasters.

The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) is a Federally coordinated system that augments the Nation's emergency medical response capability.

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Qualified MARS members are eligible to join the National Communications System (NCS) SHARES HF Radio Program. Check with your State Director for further information.

Department of Homeland Security combines 22 agencies to protect the nation against further terrorist attacks. Component agencies will analyze threats and intelligence, guard our borders and airports, protect our critical infrastructure, and coordinate the response of our nation for future emergencies.