Weekly Meetings: Tuesdays from 6:30-9:00pm
Location: Davenport Municipal Airport, 8992 N. Harrison St, Davenport, IA 52806 Google Maps
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2154, Davenport, IA 52806
The Civil Air Patrol is the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and its volunteers carry out three main missions. To learn more about these missions please click the following links.
Aerospace Education: Aviation and space opportunities for youth, adults and educators.
Cadet Programs: Youth leadership education in a military-style program.
Emergency Services: Search and Rescue, Disaster Relief, Homeland Security
The Davenport Composite Squadron is the largest Civil Air Patrol unit in the Iowa Wing. Currently commanded by Captain Dan Stone the unit has approximately 50 cadet and senior volunteer members. Our squadron has a long history of success performing CAP's three missions in our local community and state. We invite you to come join our team and see what opportunities CAP and the Davenport Composite Squadron has for you!
At Davenport Composite Squadron you can . . .
* Wear the Air Force Uniform and practice Military customs and curtousies
* Make new friends at Davenport and other Squadrons in the state and around the country
* Receive orientation flights in CAP's powered and glider aircraft and military aircraft
* Learn more about Aerospace through books and hands-on activities.
* Learn and develop leadership skills.
* Gain hands on experience with military radio equipment.
* Learn skills to become part of a team to look for missing aircraft or people and assist your community in times of disaster
* Learn military drill and ceremonies.
* Work with aircraft at the Quad City Air Show.
* Stay at Military bases with other cadets and tour Military installations.
* Become eligible for college and flight scholarships .
* Gain the opportunity to an appointment to a military academy and advanced enlistment promotion.
* Learn to fly a Civil Air Patrol airplane
* Take field trips to Military Areas and Museums.
* Build and learn about Model Rockets.
* Plus many other opportunities.