Apr 10, 2021
Livermore, California Apr 10, 2021 (Issuewire.com) - Tri-Valley Composite Squadron 156, the local unit of Civil Air Patrol (CAP), announced today that they will be hosting an open house at 6:30 PM on May 19. The open house will be available virtually online with details available on their website https://tri-valley.cap.gov.
The entire community is invited to attend, learn more about Civil Air Patrol, and celebrate the squadron's successes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the squadron will live stream a special awards ceremony to honor our cadet members, aged 12-18 years old. Afterward, members will share information about CAP programs and services that benefit the community. CAP was founded on December 1, 1941, and the open house is designed to create a greater awareness of CAP's presence and contributions to the community through its missions of Aerospace Education, Emergency Services, and the Cadet Program.
About Civil Air Patrol
Established in 1941, Civil Air Patrol is the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and as such is a member of its Total Force. In its auxiliary role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 single-engine Cessna aircraft and more than 2,000 small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and performs about 90% of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Often using innovative cellphone forensics and radar analysis software, CAP was credited by the AFRCC with saving 130 lives in fiscal 2020. CAP's 54,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief, and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state, and local agencies. As a nonprofit organization, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace education using national academic standards-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. Members also serve as mentors to over 20,000 young people participating in CAP's Cadet Programs. One of the premier public service organizations in America, CAP benefits the nation with an estimated economic impact of $209 million annually. Visit www.CAP.News or www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com for more information.
Tri-Valley Composite Squadron 156
Source :Civil Air Patrol
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