Civil Air Patrol open house at Plymouth Mettetal Airport

May 19, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE.

Plymouth Michigan News




Members of the Livonia unit of the Civil Air Patrol are holding an open house at the Plymouth Mettetal airport on Tuesday May 22. The Civil Air Patrol is a congressionally chartered non-profit volunteer organization that operates as the auxiliary of the United States Air Force. The open house is for parents and students ages 12-18 and adults looking to find out more information about the youth program. Members work and live in the metro Detroit area including Livonia, Canton, Plymouth, Northville. A new cadet commander from the Canton High School is scheduled to be installed on Tuesday. The Civil Air Patrol’s 182-G1000 Cessna aircraft will be display for tour at the open house.

For over 24 years the Livonia Thunderbolt unit has produced dynamic youth leaders that can be found in all walks of life from major corporations to the airlines and military. The STEM and leadership education offered by the Civil Air Patrol youth program has over 24,000 cadets currently enrolled. Planned is a demonstration by the CAP Color Guard, a Q & A session with potential members and an awards presentation for current Civil Air Patrol members.

Volunteers are welcome. There is no requirement to be a pilot and no military service obligation. The squadron meets regularly at the Livonia Police Department.

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