Welcome to the Official Lantana Cadet Squadron Internet Site. The Lantana Cadet Squadron is a unit of Group 6 of the Florida Wing, in the Southeast Region, of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary. The mission of the Lantana Cadet Squadron is to provide a structured program to introduce youths to aerospace and leadership in a disciplined military setting focused on achievement,conduct, emergency services, disaster relief and Homeland Security missions in Southern Florida and to serve our local community in any way possible.

Our Weekly Meetings are on Tuesdays at 6:30pm until 9:15pm, at the squadron building located on the Palm Beach County Air Park 2663 Lantana Rd Building 1001Lantana, FL 33462.


CAP during 9/11

This site contains information on the squadron for current and prospective members. The squadron has a colorful and storied history. It is a diverse unit spanning a wide range of ages, people, cultures, and experiences. Centrally located at Palm Beach County Air Park, the squadron is positioned to respond to the civil defense needs of the community as well as provide an excellent location for incident command centers and cadet activities.

 
 
 

News from Around the Group



 
Members Complete Over Water Survival Course at U.S. Coast Guard Station Clearwater
August 31, 2017 | By: Florida Wing Public Affairs
On Saturday, August 19, Group 3 held an Extended Over Water Survival (WS) pool session. Eight participants completed the requirements to earn this certification, which include classroom training, an aircraft egress exercise, on online test, and a pra ...
Florida Volunteer Airmen Demonstrate Readiness for Emergencies
August 12, 2017 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
More than 90 CAP members participated in Air Force evaluation of Florida Wing's emergency response capability. The exercise provided valuable feedback on current capability that will help guide future training.
South Lakeland Composite Squadron Change of Command Ceremony
August 12, 2017 | By: 2nd Lt. James Chamberland Sr.
South Lakeland Composite Squadron Change of Command Ceremony
Civil Air Patrol Presents Awards to Senator Stargel and Representative Combee
August 11, 2017 | By: Florida Wing Public Affairs
The Florida Wing of Civil Air Patrol recognized sponsors of the Civil Air Patrol Leave Act in the Florida legislature. The Act provides certain employment protections for CAP members who are absent from the workplace due to service or training with t ...
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Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees. CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 85 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 70 lives annually. Civil Air Patrol’s 58,000 members nationwide also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Its members additionally play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. Civil Air Patrol received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2014 in honor of the heroic efforts of its World War II veterans. Congressionally chartered 74 years ago, the nonprofit organization also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans.

Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com, www.capvolunteernow.com and www.capgoldmedal.com for more information.

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