(KINGSFORD, MI.)–Civil Air Patrol Squadron Open House, Saturday, June 16 at 7PM at Kingsford Armory Members of the squadron will be present to greet visitors and talk about CAP’s missions for America.
Prospective cadets 12 years of age and older and their parents are welcome to hear what CAP is about
and what they do. Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90% of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually. CAP’s 57,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. CAP also plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to 24,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Program. Visit www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com for more information.