Begin your path to greatness as a Civil Air Patrol cadet. Youth ages 12-18 can explore Air Force traditions and career opportunities in aerospace, cyberspace, and outer space. CAP cadets can also enter the Air Force as an E-3/Airman 1st Class.
Adults of any age can serve our communities, states, and nation in many ways through the Auxiliary. Volunteer and share your skills or learn new ones as part of our growing force for good.
Using the latest technology and a modern fleet of more than 500 aircraft, highly trained teams throughout the country conduct search and rescue, collect damage assessment assets, provide humanitarian support, staff command centers, and more.
Youth as young as 12 can begin exploring aerospace, cyberspace, and outer space programs, pursue STEM-related activities, and explore dynamic high-tech career paths weekly and through week-long encampments.
More than 40 educational products aligned with national standards and a variety of STEM Kits support classroom and hands-on activities for educators, youth K-12, and our cadets aged 12-18.