The Rushmore Composite Squadron is the local Rapid City unit of the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. Civil Air Patrol, the official Air Force Auxiliary, is a nonprofit organization. It performs more than 85 percent of inland search and rescue missions in the continental United States as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Volunteers also take a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to America’s youths through CAP Cadet Programs. For more information about Civil Air Patrol programs, call 1-800-FLY-2338.