New Senior Members should read the Welcome Booklet and Respect on Display
New Member Kit
New members will need to comlete the orientation course known as Level 1
No. Adults are not required to be physically fit. There are some restrictions on which uniforms you are allowed to wear if you do not meet the height and weight grooming standards which are located in CAPM 39-1.
Civil Air Patrol does not preclude membership due to medical conditions or disabilities. However, participation in certain activities may be limited depending on the condition, illness or disability.
Civil Air Patrol is a volunteer organization made up of thousands of unpaid professionals. There are benefits available to our volunteer members which you can find out more information at the Member Benefits page. Also, there are a few paid positions that are available at CAP National Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base which you can find out more information on the Jobs page.
No, you do not have to join the military.
No, the Civil Air Patrol does not require military experience to join.