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Putnam County Composite Squadron

NER/NY-033 "Semper Vigilans"

Cadet Programs

Transforming youth into dynamic Americans & aerospace leaders.

Cadets experience the thrill of flight on a C-17 Globemaster III,
courtesy of the 105th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard.


Civil Air Patrol members constantly put forth
their best efforts to attain the best results.

Volunteer Service

Civil Air Patrol members render service to the
local community and the nation.
Cadets with New York State Senator Sue Serino
during the Veterans Chow Down - Oct. 27, 2019.

Orientation Flights

“Safe, Fun, Educational.”

Every CAP cadet under age 18 is eligible for five flights in a powered aircraft (usually a single-engine Cessna), five flights in a glider aircraft, and an unlimited number of backseat flights when conditions allow. Orientation flights are always free to cadets.

Wreaths Across America

Remember, Honor and Teach

The squadron participates annually in Wreaths Across America,
placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes laid to rest in the Raymond Hill and Gilead Cemeteries in Carmel.
You can play a part by sponsoring a veteran’s wreath for Wreaths
Across America Day 2022. Contact the squadron or order online by visiting the squadron sponsorship page at www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

Civil Air Patrol - Part of the Total Force

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually.

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