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Aerospace Education
Aerospace Education
Civil Air Patrol's award winning education program.
Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs
Aerospace themed training for teenage youth.
Emergency Services
Emergency Services
Saving lives and alleviating human suffering.

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  • Missions For more than 75 years, the Civil Air Patrol has performed three congressionally mandated missions: Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs and Emergency Services.
  • Resources With more than 53,000 members, 535 light aircraft and an extensive communications capability, CAP is fully equipped to complete its missions for America.
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Welcome to California Wing!

If you are visiting this page to learn more about Civil Air Patrol (CAP) California Wing, who we are and what we do, you have come to the right page. Feel free to explore the site to learn the function of each department. If you still have questions, please do not hesitate to email us using the Contact Form under About Us.

We welcome new volunteers who are eager to reach out to their local communities and country with aerospace education, cadet programs and emergency services. You will also find our latest news at Wing News. If you would like to find a Squadron or Unit near you go to the Join Us page and click on the Find a Local CAP Squadron link.

For our valued California Wing volunteers, portions of the website are designed for you in mind and are only accessible by logging in. Please register with the link provided to the left. Once you have registered, your information will be verified within 7 days, and you will begin to access the information that you need. We trust that you will find this website a useful tool in order for you to do your job efficiently and effectively. 

If you have any trouble with the website or logging in, please using this Contact Form. If you would like to see some particular information listed in your area of expertise, please contact the director of that area.

The California Wing staff looks forward to serving you.

To the general public: Thank you for visiting our site and we trust your questions have been answered.

To our many volunteers: Thank you for your volunteer service.


CC News
The last few months were very productive for California Wing members. With three major Wing activities over the summer, California Wing worked to fulfill its missions within Civil Air Patrol.  The 41st Cadet Training Group Encampment occurred 24 June-1 July at Camp SLO in San Luis Obispo, California. It takes a tremendous amount of time, effort and teamwork to make this week-long cadet programs activity a success. There were a total of 357 people at this year’s encampment, with one of the largest student groups of 199 students. There was 63 cadet cadre, 22 Advance Training Squadron members and 73 senior members working together to produce the newest group of cadet training group members. It was a coordinated effort among all of these individuals to accomplish the many activities that took place throughout the week. During encampment, cadets received a variety of instruction, some of which included drill, PT, and lessons in followership and teamwork. As part of the joint effort between the Army National ...
Steve Groner, Maj CAP
01 August 2016
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Don't be the last person to sign into the CAWG Email System!

If you still have not signed into your CAWG email account and you need your login information please navigate to CAWG Support Ticket and submit a request to have your password changed.  Make sure you select the proper group as there is group level support for password resets.  Enjoy!


Maj Steve Groner

Director of IT, CAWG

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Civil Air Patrol membership offers a lot of great benefits. Not the least is getting to meet some really fine people. And that's really the first step to joining CAP in California.
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Forms and Pubs

Looking for how to do things by the book? Regulations and other publications useful to California Wing members may be found and downloaded here.