Civil Air Patrol

CAP Cadets


 You'll find cadet life exciting if you enjoy:

  • Flying
  • Leadership Training
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Model Rocketry
  • Teambuilding
  • Hiking & Camping
  • Earning Rank & Rewards
  • Search & Rescue
  • Exploring Aviation Careers
  • Making Friends

CAP Citizens


Adult members range in age from 18 to and older, with no upper age limit. Here are just a few ways you can make a difference in CAP:

  • Participate in aviation and ground search and rescue
  • Mentor youth to help develop the into responsible citizenx and leaders
  • Provide disaster relief
  • Inspire and teach children through aerospace education
  • Provide critical civilian support to the United States Air Forces as well as other Federal, state and local agencies

CAP Pilots


Flying as part of the Civil Air Patrol team:

  • Large fleet of single-engine aircraft
  • Search and rescue missions
  • Disaster relief
  • Counterdrug
  • Homeland security
  • And much more

Local Contact: Springfield Composite Squadron 2nd Lt. Tami Cox 217-494-6155 Meetings, Wednesdays 6:30 - 9:00 PM