Welcome!

Welcome to the Eglin Composite Squadron website. Eglin Composite Squadron is a unit of Group 1, Florida Wing, Southeast Region, Civil Air Patrol - United States Air Force Auxiliary. The squadron has an active cadet and senior program and is the only squadron in the Fort Walton Beach / Destin / Niceville / Eglin AFB area.


The unit meets weekly from 1830-2100 (6:30pm to 9:00pm) on Mondays. Meetings are held at building 38, on the corner of Choctawhatchee Ave and Florida Ave, on Eglin AFB. The official senior member meeting (adults) takes place on the fourth Thursday of the month from 1830-2100.


News from Around the Wing

 
Jacksonville Composite Squadron Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony
August 1, 2018 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
The Jacksonville Composite Squadron holds a Flag Retirement Ceremony retiring over 100 flags.
Leadership Lectures at FLWG Encampment
June 29, 2018 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
Cadet Command give lecture to staff at Red Horse at FLWG Summer Encampment
Florida Wing Summer Encampment Begins
June 27, 2018 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
Student cadets are welcomed to the Florida Wing Summer Encampment at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center by the encampment staff.
Florida Wing Summer Encampment - Barracks Life
June 27, 2018 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
Cadets learn basic barracks housekeeping at Summer Encampment.
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Articles provided as a syndicated service from the Southeast Region Online News program. (ID 17)



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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