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About California Wing

About California Wing

Welcome!

California Wing is a Wing of Pacific Region of Civil Air Patrol. California Wing (CAWG) has operational boundaries of the entire Golden State of California, comprising an area of over 155,779 square miles of land, 7916 square miles of waterways, and 40 million people.

Our squadrons consist of adult members 18 and older and cadet members between 12 and 21 years. Three types of Squadrons, Senior, Composite, and Cadet, contribute to the core Civil Air Patrol programs: Aerospace Education, the Cadet Program, and Emergency Services. To learn more about our programs, please click here. To join CAP, click here to start.

As background on our echelons, a senior squadron is open only to adult members. A cadet squadron is primarily for cadet members but must have three adult members. A composite squadron is composed of both adult and cadet members. A flight is smaller than a squadron and may have a charter or be part of a squadron. A group oversees and supports several squadrons in a given area. A wing is a state, commonwealth, or district headquarters. There is a wing in each of the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. CAP’s eight regions are composed of several wings or states.

More information is available in the short slideshow CAP 101, attached to this page.

Meeting Address:

1875 Airport Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Mailing Address:

HEADQUARTERS CALIFORNIA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL 
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AUXILIARY 
P.O. Box 7688 
Van Nuys, CA 
91409-7688

Phone Number

818-989-810

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