MARCO ISLAND SENIOR SQUADRON - SER-FL-376

Civil Air Patrol's Three Primary Missions

CAP's emergency services include air and ground search and rescue, disaster relief, and civil defense, as well as cooperation with and assistance to other emergency services agencies.

CAP's aerospace education programs provide CAP members and the educational community information about aviation and space activities.

CAP's cadet programs are designed to inspire the country's youth to become leaders and good American citizens through their interest in aerospace.



Wilderness Waterways and Coastal Patrol flights operate on a route beginning at the Marco Island Airport past Goodland to Seminole Park, to Port of the Islands, Everglades City, Pavilion Key, Indian Key, Cape Romano, along the shore to Big Marco Pass, from time to time extending its operations up and down the coast. Over the years, numerous boaters and aircraft crew members have been found and assisted by the Squadron. The Squadron also flies special missions called by the Air Force in other areas. The Squadron provides emergency services transporting medical technicians, lifesaving medicines and human organs for transplant. When disaster strikes, such as a hurricane, the Marco Island Squadron provides emergency communications systems, assistance in locating victims, evacuation

Please contact the CAP if you are interested in becoming a member or make a contribution to support our missions.

We have a Cadet Squadron in Naples and young men and women ages 12-18 or their parents are welcome to contact the commanding officer for more information about the Cadet Program. The area cadets meet in Naples as part of the Naples Cadet Squadron. Meetings are every Monday at 1830Hrs (6:30 pm) held at the Naples Airport: 360 Aviation Drive Naples, FL 34104. For more information, contact the Commander Maj Kevin Dinger at KDinger@flwg.us.

Venice Cadets Benefit From Funding Provided by VFW Post
August 17, 2017 | By: Lt. Col. Rita Cucchiara
Ongoing partnership between the Venice Cadet Squadron and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8118 creates opportunity for cadets to participate in more CAP activities.
SRQ Composite Squadron Cadets and Senior Members Tour NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
August 15, 2017 | By: 1st Lt. Christopher Carroll
The behind-the-scenes tour of Cape Canaveral provided a unique aerospace education opportunity for CAP members.
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
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.
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