Civil Air Patrol (CAP)
Lincoln Composite Squadron
Member Information Packet
Membership: Civil Air Patrol, the official U. S.
Air Force Auxiliary, is a civilian, volunteer, nonprofit,
service organization with almost 62,000 members nationwide.
are manyy ways you can contribute:
Membership: Adults 18 years or older. Adult membership
provides many opportunities to serve our community and
with youth through cadet programs
CAP's communication's network
fight war on drugs
help prepare CAP adult members for special missions,
extensive training and education in more than 20 different
fields is provided.
adult membership opportunities:
members: financial supporters who maintain current
membership through dues and participates in a limited
members: any US corporation, partnership, proprietorship,
or organization which applies for CAP membership in
the of their organization
Membership: Open to young people 12-18 years old.
A cadet can remain in the program until age 21. As a
cadet, you'll have opportunities to develop leadership
skills using your interest in aviation.
progress through a 16-step program including aerospace
education, leadership training, physical fitness and
have opportunities to participate in many activities
including search and rescue, disaster relief, survival
training, radio communications, land navigation, model
rocketry, leadership training, first aid, physical fitness,
orientation flights (aboard a CAP or military aircraft)
and much more.
your interests - survival training or flight training,
leadership, astronomy - there's a place for you in the
CAP cadet program.
is proud to report that 10% of Air Force Academy appointees
are former CAP cadets. Both West Point and Annapolis
also admit many CAP cadets each year.
Sponsor Membership: This is a special category that
allows parents, grandparents and legal guardians to
participate with their cadets. Cadet sponsors serve
as chaperones, provide transportation and supervise
cadets during squadron activities.
Education Membership: For educators interested in
aerospace education. Members receive 33+ free educational
products for grades K-12. You also receive lesson plans,
teaching strategies and techniques, and a newsletter.
more information, contact Soni Cochran at 441-6745
or send an e-mail.
You can also check out some of the activities
we've been involved in by viewing photos.
If you do not live in or near Lancaster County,
Nebraska, find a squadron near you HERE