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activity in CAP that best fits your interests.
Be a mentor,
leader, team member, instructor.
occasionally or often.
|This is an actual photo of a
Civil Air Patrol pilot flying over the Statue of Liberty.
Following 9/11, CAP was the first to fly over "Ground Zero."
Since then our pilots have been performing important
missions for America's homeland security.
member of CAP we recommend you begin by finding a unit
close to you and
going to the meetings to checking out what CAP is all
about in your area. You can just show up at the meeting
place at the time specified shown in the "unit close to
you" section above. The phone number listed are either
the unit phone or the unit commander's phone number.
Although membership in the CAP is selective,
discrimination on the basis of race, color, national
origin or disability is prohibited by CAP policy as well
as laws and directives governing federally-assisted
organizations. Civil Air Patrol policy further prohibits
discrimination on the basis of sex and religion.
Requirements for membership:
are requirements for the CAP youth leadership program,
The minimum age to
join is 12 years old.
The maximum age to
join as a cadet is 18 (although you can remain a cadet
until you reach 21).
You must be
enrolled in or graduated from a private or public school
or college with a satisfactory record in academic
Not a member of the
active duty Armed Forces. *National Guard and Reserve
personnel are not considered active duty unless they are
serving on extended active duty.
A citizen of the
United States of America or an alien lawfully admited for
permanent residence to the US or its territories.
Those persons in
"admitted for permanent residence" status must possess
and present a current Alien Registration Receipt Card
(Form I-151 or I-551)
waiver of citizenship criteria for lawfully admitted
non-citizens residing in the United States who were not
admitted for permanent residence will be submitted
through channels along with a copy of the membership
If a former member
of CAP, must not have been terminated for misconduct.
Be accepted by the
unit and higher headquarters.
Membership is a
privilege reserved for those individuals who conscientiously
desire to promote the objectives and purposes of CAP and who
meet the eligibility requirements.
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