Functional Branches

The NPS Aviation Program receives support in the areas of Administration, Communication and Education, and Information Technology through the three functional branches of the Division of Fire and Aviation.

USPP flight

Rangers interpret aviation at Death Valley National Park exhibit.

Communication and Education

The Branch of Communication and Education facilitates strategic communications about the NPS wildland fire, structural fire and aviation programs. Core to its mission, the branch presents an interdisciplinary program which enhances the knowledge and understanding of NPS Fire and Aviation.