2004-06-04 / Community

Volunteer With Civil Air Patrol!!

Volunteer With Civil Air Patrol!!

The Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron, a component of the United States Air Force Auxiliary-Civil Air Patrol (New York City Group) (CAP), is searching for new senior and cadet members. The Squadron has an office in the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY, and meets currently on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of the month at Floyd Bennett Field.

On the first Wednesday of the month, the Squadron meets at the New York City Police Department Special Operations Division, first floor Training Room, and, on the third and fourth Wednesday, at the office in the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2nd Floor. This schedule may change for July and August.

Cadet membership is open to youth who are 12 years old at the time of joining. Senior membership is open to individuals starting at 19 years of age. Parents of cadets are also encouraged to be involved, and may become Cadet Sponsor members as well.

CAP also seeks Aerospace Education members to support their Aerospace Education program.

The Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron, which was officially chartered in January, 1999, is seeking members with backgrounds in accounting, personnel/administration, working with youth, medical/health care, aircraft safety, and communications. These positions are volunteer, and require a commitment of some time and training.

CAP is chartered by the Congress of the United States, and is the official civilian Auxiliary to the United States Air Force. There are approximately 60,000 members nationwide, with units in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Further information may be obtained by visiting the web site of the New York City Group at www.nycgroup.net, or leaving a message at the Squadron office, (718) 252-3100 ext 347, or by e-mail at floydbennett@att.net.


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