Prospective Members

Civil Air Patrol is chartered by congress to serve as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force.  Members volunteer are from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations.  The main missions are Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services.  In addition, CAP has recently been tasked with homeland security and courier service missions.

Cadet members range from 12 to 20 years of age, and Senior Members range from 18 years and up.  Cadet and Senior Members have opportunities to serve in wide range of capacities.

McChord Composite Squadron meets on McChord Field of Joint Base Lewis McChord.  Please come and visit us during one of our regular membership meetings. We meet the 2nd through 4th Tuesdays of each between 6:30 PM and 9 PM.  If there are any questions, please email us at

McChord Field is located east of I-5 (exit 125) at the end of Bridgeport Way.

For Students and Adults:
  1. Contact Capt Jonathan Caverly, CAP, Squadron Commander at, if you need to be sponsored on McChord Field
  2. Make at least 3 visits to our regular Membership Meetings on Tuesdays.  Sign-in on the Attendance Log to record your attendance.
    Meeting Location:  (Map
    1155 Barnes Blvd, 
    Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98438
  3. Obtain new membership packets from staff