b'employment where they can and do make a difference, and really excel. There are many military general officers that were once CAP cadets.Senators and congressman, CEOs and others credit their success to CAP and the adult members who mentored them.CAP needs adults for its aerospace education program. In addition to educating our own members, CAPs adult leaders provide training and resources to teachers who reach out to students of all ages across the country. Aviation and aerospace impacts the lives of Americans every day, and CAP works to ensure that citizens know how valuable aviation and aerospace is in our world.Civil Air Patrol PilotBecoming a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) pilot can be rewarding and fulfilling, as a CAP pilot you are given the opportunity to fly aircraft that are part of the worlds largest fleet of Cessna aircraft.In CAPs status as the auxiliary of the US Air Force, the Air Force provides funds for us to procure aircraft to replace our aircraft as they age and to preform maintenance. 158The Air Force expects all CAP members to respect theSaved a modern-day high of 158 lives andaircraft that weve been provide and treat them as your own. recorded 712 finds through Air Force-assignedCAPs fleet of aircraft primarily consists of C-172, C-182,search and rescue efforts in fiscal year 2018, thanksC-205, GA-8, all of which your could get checked out in. in large part to the assistance of CAPs Cell Phone Additional pilots needed: VFR Pilot, Orientation Pilot,Forensics and Radar Analysis teams.Transportation Mission Pilot, Glider Pilot and Mission Pilot. 560For more information on joining the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Operates one of the largest fleets of single-engineCivil Air Patrol go to www.gocivilairpatrol.com piston aircraft in the world, with 560 planes.CADET AEROSPACE EDUCATION 35,000+Flew a record 35,316 orientation flights with Educates adult and cadet members and the community CAP cadets, as well as Air Force ROTC andon the importance of aerospace careers. Junior ROTC cadets.Develops, publishes and distributes national academic61,066 standards-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Consists of 1,422 squadrons and more than 61,000 Mathematics (STEM) aerospace education curricula forvolunteer youth and adult members nationwide. kindergarten through college classrooms, affecting over400,000 K-12 students annually nationwide. 89,773Generates interest in STEM careers through Flew nearly 90,000 hours in 2018, nearingaviation-, space- and technology-focused activities or surpassing that CAP flying mark for theand CAP STEM Kits associated with astronomy, flight fourth straight year.simulations, model and remote-control aircraft, robotics, rocketry, weather, hydraulic engineering, computer 7000,000+programming and quadcopters. Has impacted more than 700,000 youth over theExposes thousands of cadets to cyber defense careers past six years through CAPs STEM Kit program.through CyberPatriot, the Air Force Associations National $2.4 MillionYouth Cyber Defense Competition. Using $2.4 million from the Air Force to provideProvides educators with 40+ free educational programs CAP cadet training amid at helping reduce theand products as well as services that include teacher nations pilot shortage.orientation flights. $187 Million+Offers grant and college credit opportunities for adult Contributed $187,2020,536 in man-hours in pastand teacher members. year, serving the emergency services, youth Provides aerospace support for educational conferences development and aerospace education/STEMand workshops nationwide. needs of communities, state and the nation.Thank You For Your Service Military Appreciation Resource Magizine 37'