Civil Air Patrol (CAP) -
The official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force, has a three-fold mission: aerospace education of the American people, emergency services and disaster relief for those in distress, and the cadet program. The cadet program provides opportunities for the learning, maturing, accepting, and nurturing of leadership to over 27,000 young Americans from 12-20 years of age. With advice and assistance from CAP members at national, regional, state and local levels and the US Air Force. Cadets are exposed to a structured program of aerospace education, leadership, physical fitness, and moral and ethical values. The Williamson County Composite Squadron meets at the National Guard Armory Marion, IL. Monday: 1830 (6:30 p.m.) to 2100 (9:00 p.m.). Captain Steve Goetz, 618-977-5640, is the Commander. Local Civil Air Patrol information can be found at http://group12.ilwg.cap.gov/ or email the unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.