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Schedule a Visit


Schedule a Visit

Thank you for your interest in Civil Air Patrol, we're excited to meet you! As a part of the process for joining CAP, we ask that you visit three of our meetings so that you have the opportunity to see different areas of emphasis in our program. We meet on Monday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm in Building 170 on the Portland Air National Guard Base (6801 NE Cornfoot Rd. Portland, OR 97218). Meeting on the base is a privilege and gives us the unique opportunity to see a working military base in action. It also means that security is high. If you would like to visit our squadron, please contact Lt Col Scott Maguire via email at scott.maguire@orwgcap.org to be added to the gate list.

SPECIAL COVID-19 UPDATE: The safety of our members and guests is our highest priority. CCS has resumed in-person meetings with COVID-19 protocols in place. We are carefully following CAP Oregon Wing guidance. Guests are welcome. Please contact Lt Col Scott Maguire, Recruiting and Retention Officer, or 1st Lt Todd Felix, Squadron Commander, for additional information.


Interested in Joining as a Cadet?

If you haven't already, take a few minutes to read the Cadet Program Overview at Colombia Composite as well as the one provided by our National Headquarters. These resources will give you a great glimpse into your future as a cadet. It's a comprehensive program and we get lots of questions - here are a few more links that tell you more about CAP:


Interested in Joining as an Adult?

Adults provide the backbone of Civil Air Patrol serving in critical roles for our Emergency Services mission, as volunteers for our Cadet Programs mission and as experts and teachers in our Aerospace mission. Click on the links below to learn more about how you can get involved at Columbia Composite Squadron.

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