Welcome to the Official Lantana Composite Squadron Internet Site. The Lantana Composite 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 Composite 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 6:30 pm until 9:15 pm, at the squadron building located on the Palm Beach County Air Park 2633 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

Cool Relief for the Hot Summer
June 17, 2018 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
A big chill is the new thrill at this Florida squadron after local businessman donates air conditioning unit and installation services.
CAP Member Austin Alonso’s Courageous Battle With Brain Cancer
May 15, 2018 | By: 1st Lt. James Chamberland Sr.
An update on Austin Alonso's uphill battle after being diagnosed with a tumor on his brain stem, including all the challenges.
CAP Recognizes The 927 Force Support Services For Mission Support At Recent Events
May 15, 2018 | By: 1st Lt. James Chamberland Sr.
Major Mora recognizes the 927 Force Support Services for exceptional mission support at MacDill Air Fest 2018.
Cadet Airman Cenal Recognized For Public Assistance Efforts At Air Fest 2018
May 14, 2018 | By: 1st Lt. James Chamberland Sr.
CAP Cadet helps lost child during the busy MacDill AFB Air Fest 2018.
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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.

Lee County Squadron holds End of School Year Banquet
June 15, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
Special awards along with CAP promotions and milestone awards were presented at the annual year-end banquet hosted by Lee County Schools Cadet Squadron.
Venice Cadets explore STEM Through Air Force Outreach Program
May 16, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
STEM kits provided by annual program offers unique learning experiences that enhance current CAP educational curriculum and programs.
SRQ Squadron Hosts Open House to Attract New Members
May 16, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
The Civil Air Patrol SRQ Composite Squadron held an open house and welcomed more than 25 new visitors.
Change of Command At Charlotte County Cadet Unit
May 16, 2018 | By: 2nd Lt. Donna Jablonski
The banner of leadership for cadets at Charlotte County's FL051 was passed forward during the time-honored change of command ceremony.
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