The 155th Composite Squadron and Capitol City Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary, are conducting a membership drive for both cadet and adult members. To learn more, plan to attend an Open House from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday (Sept. 18) at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Rd.
Membership is open to youth (ages 12-18) for the cadet program. Adults (18 and older) are invited to join the senior program at either squadron. The only requirement is a desire to serve.
Civil Air Patrol, the official United States Air Force Auxiliary, is a civilian, volunteer, nonprofit, service organization. Its volunteer members perform more than 90 percent of inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Volunteers also take a leading role in aerospace education and conduct the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program.
Civil Air Patrol conducts a wide variety of emergency service missions, including search and rescue, disaster relief, and carries on a comprehensive program of aerospace education and youth leadership training.