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Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees.

CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited with saving an average of 78 lives annually.

The 24,000 Civil Air Patrol Cadets are driven, responsible leaders-in-training!  In the Cadet program, youth age 12 through 18 learn to lead, drill, and search & rescue skills - they take trips, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits.

The Upper Montgomery Composite Squadron meets 2 hours per week and sometimes does things on Saturdays.  Cadets have opportunities to attend leadership encampments, take orientation flights in powered and glider aircraft, attend career academies, and do cool activities during the summer. 

The Cadet Programs provide well rounded training in leadership, aerospace education, physical fitness, along with moral & ethical decision making. Make arrangements to visit one of our meetings and learn why we like being a part of CAP! Contact Us.

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