***Update*** Thursday, January 10, 2020, the open house scheduled for Saturday, January 11th has been CANCELLED due to the pending weather.
The Lee’s Summit Composite Squadron of the United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol will be hold and open house on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lee’s Summit Airport located at 2721 N.E. Douglas Street in Lee’s Summit.
Come learn about flight training opportunities, aerospace education, STEM & cyber defense education, emergency services training, leadership training, community service and more.
Light refreshments will be served.
Lee’s Summit Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, meets every Thursday night at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport and is home to over fifty active members. Lee’s Summit Composite Squadron is heavily involved in the Civil Air Patrol’s three missions: emergency services, cadet programs, and aerospace education.
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. CAP’s 63,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. In addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 26,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. Visit www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com or www.CAP.news for more information.