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Serving Nevada's Communities

Through their experiences as Civil Air Patrol cadets, young people develop into responsible citizens, always ready to join with adult members in helping their neighbors when disaster strikes, on the way to becoming tomorrow's leaders.

Civil Air Patrol cadet members in Southern Nevada assist Helping Hands of Vegas Valley to process and distribute essential goods to seniors in need. 

Saving Lives

Civil Air Patrol conducts 90% of inland search and rescue in the U.S., as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and other agencies. Though Civil Air Patrol is known for its flying missions, CAP adults members, known as Senior Members, do so much more than just fly.

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Shaping Futures

We transform youth into dynamic citizens and aerospace leaders through a curriculum that focuses on four elements: leadership, aerospace, fitness and character. If you’re between 12 and 18 years of age and dreaming about a career in aviation, space or the military, Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Program is for you! 

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Power Solo

C/CMSgt Stamanis completed his power solo in a CAP Cessna 172 (N343CP) aircraft on 8/1/2022.  He is pictured here with his CFI Capt. Tristan Vincent-Philpot.  Chief Stamanis was an awardee of the Major Billy R. Edwards Memorial Flight Scholarship for 2022.  The Scholarship committee and founders wish him congratulations on his accomplishment!!

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