Interested in joining Civil Air Patrol as a senior member?
Senior members are adult members of civil air patrol that work within specialty tracks of the unit. All members of the Civil Air Patrol are volunteers. You do not have to be a pilot to join CAP. There are several other areas that CAP can use your help with.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How much does it cost? Dues are paid yearly. New senior member dues are $70 dollars. Thereafter renewal dues are $60 dollars.
- Do I have to join the military? No. You do not have to join the military.
- Is prior military experience counted. It can be but is at discretion of promoting authority.
- Do I have to wear a uniform? Senior members may be required to wear a uniform such as during a flight in a CAP aircraft.
How do I join CAP?
First find a unit near you. This unit meets at the Gary LAASF on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.. Come to the meeting to learn more about CAP and meet the members of the Unit. You will be introduced to the members and allowed to observe activities that are conducted during the meeting. From there you can fill out an application for membership and start with the Civil Air patrol.
From there you will enter into Level I training and begin to learn basics about the Civil Air Patrol and the operations of your unit. You will be assigned a mentor to help you through your training and point you in the right direction of the loads of material you will be presented with. After 6 months of membership you will become eligible to be promoted to a Second Lieutenant.
Last Updated on Saturday, 18 August 2012 07:51