Becoming an Adult Member of CAP
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CAP depends on its active adult members to accomplish CAP missions, run its units, care for its cadets, be pillars of their communities and to be outstanding local ambassadors in Blue as members of the Total Force. To help members be successful, CAP has developed a comprehensive Professional Development Program to assist its members in learning about CAP, honing their leadership and management skills, and performing the critical tasks to important to CAP's operations.
CAP maintains over 550 powered aircraft (C172, C182, C205, can GA-8) and approximately 50 gliders that are used to perform missions in support of local communities and the nation. Pilots of all level of experience can get checked out to fly CAP aircraft to perform multiple missions to include: Emergency Services missions, cadet orientation flights, etc. To see the steps required to become a CAP Pilot, you can click on the following link to be taken to “Pilot” pages on the web site: CAP Pilot.
CAP members work every day to help assure the safety of their neighbors through disaster relief, search and rescue and other vital missions through the Emergency Services program. To learn more about becoming active in the Emergency Services Community, please choose from the following:
America's greatest resource is its youth. CAP is committed to assisting youth to be the best they can possibly be: in the classroom, through physical fitness, and through community service and leadership. Our cadets need motivated role models and leaders to guide them. Learn more about working with cadets.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are the keystones to our country's technological success. Paramount to igniting the curiosity of future generations are resources, ideas and role models who make these subjects "come alive" for children. CAP provides world-class STEM lesson plans, hands-on activities, and rewards for our nation's teachers to use to stimulate their students. But CAP needs motivated adult members to help bring the message to the classroom and assist our own cadets in learning about the wonders of the aerospace world. Learn more about working with Aerospace Education.
CAP provides interested members with the opportunity to serve the organization is a very special way: providing ministry, care, and service in a variety of venues. Learn more about the CAP Chaplain Corps.