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For more than 50 years, CAP has
provided America's youth with exciting and challenging opportunities
through the Cadet Program. Tens of thousands of young people, ages 12 to
21, have participated in hands-on activities at the local, state, and
The CAP Cadet Program provides you the opportunity to develop leadership
skills through your love of aviation. You will progress through a
15-step program with exciting aviation and aerospace activities
occurring on both a local and national level. Some of the local
activities you may be able to participate in are:
Search and Rescue
Flight Training (powered and glider)
First Aid & CPR
Orientation Flights (aboard CAP or Military aircraft)
In addition to the wide range of local activities, you will have the
opportunity to qualify for special national activities such as travel to
encampments which focus on a variety of aviation, aerospace, search and
rescue, and Pararescue courses. One of the many highlights of your cadet
career will be attending Cadet Leadership School, Cadet Officers School,
and the International Air Cadet Exchange program.
Cadets compete annually for special CAP admission into the U.S. Air
Force Academy preparatory school. Military officer mentoring and
guidance helps to inspire and encourage cadets who are interested in
aviation industry or military careers. CAP is proud to report that 10%
of U.S. Air Force Academy appointees are formed CAP cadets.
Additionally, both West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy admit many CAP
cadets each year.
CAP Cadet Program eligibility requirements include:
*A prospective cadet must be at least 12 years old or attending the 6th
*A prospective cadet cannot be married
*The maximum age to join as a new cadet is 18 years of age
To learn more about Civil Air Patrol visit a local CAP Unit or
The Civil Air Patrol National
The Cadet Oath
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 myself to be of service to my
community, state, and nation."
Drug Demand Reduction Program
Demand Reduction Program is chartered with the responsibility to make
the CAP an environment that promotes and supports education, community
involvement, social responsibility and respect for individuals. The DDR
Program began in 1994 to support the "Air Force Family" within 30 miles
of an Air Force installation. The program has since evolved into five
- Drug Demand Reduction Initiatives Program (DDRIP)
- Education and Training
- Collaborative Efforts
- Middle School Initiative
- Community Outreach Activities
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