What do Civil Air Patrol senior members do?

What do Civil Air Patrol senior members do?

CAP can provide aerial reconnaissance, photography and transportation, radiological monitoring, disaster and damage assessment, and much, much more. CAP senior membership is open to adults 18 years or older. Members are provided with extensive training and education in more than 20 different fields.

How do you become a Civil Air Patrol senior?

How to Join

  1. Find a local CAP Senior or Composite Squadron.
  2. Contact the squadron and arrange to visit a meeting.
  3. Attend a meeting.
  4. Complete the Membership Application and FD 258 Fingerprint Card (available at your squadron).
  5. Submit your application, fingerprint card and dues through one of the following ways:

How long is the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program?

The CAP Cadet Program is a year-round program where Cadets fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits. If you’re dreaming about a career in aviation, space, or the military, CAP’s Cadet Program is for you.

What is Civil Air Patrol cadet program?

The mission of the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program is to transform youth into dynamic Americans and aerospace leaders. The Cadets at School program brings the benefits of CAP’s character education, fitness, leadership, and aerospace curriculum into middle and high schools as a weekly after-school program.

Who can join Civil Air Patrol?

Youth members must be at least 12 years old and not yet 19 years old. Cadets joining a unit in their school may join under the age of 12 as long as they are in the sixth grade.

Does the Civil Air Patrol get paid?

Do I get paid to be a member? No, you are a volunteer member of Civil Air Patrol. All activities you do are donations of your time and expertise to help your country and community.

Can a felon join the Civil Air Patrol?

Convicted felons are common in the Civil Air Patrol.] On four occasions under the administration of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) National Commander Gen Amy S. Courter, someone has informed NOTF about a CAP member who is a convicted felon. The CAP permits no hazing of members.

What is CAP Cadet Oath?

The CAP Cadet Oath. “I pledge that I will serve faithfully in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program, and that I will attend meetings regularly, participate actively in unit activities, obey my officers, wear my uniform properly, and advance my education and training rapidly to prepare my self to be of service to my community, state and nation.”.

What is CAP cadet?

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet Program transforms youth into dynamic Americans and aerospace leaders. CAP accomplishes its Congressionally-mandated Cadet Program ( Title 36 , U.S.C. ยง 40302) through a curriculum of leadership, aerospace, fitness, and character. The program follows a military model and emphasizes Air Force traditions and values.

What is cadet cap?

Cadet Protection. CAP is a safe, positive environment that uses an age-appropriate, military-style learning model to challenge young people. While cadet life is regimented, we do not tolerate any form of abusive behavior or hazing.