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2 Overlake Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Capt. Mike Holliday, CAP Squadron Commander (425)

3 OVERLAKECAP.ORG

4 I’ve Heard of CAP Emergency Services Aerospace Education Cadet Programs Semper Vigilans

5 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Overlake Squadron Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue, Beyond Programs for cadets and senior membersPrograms for cadets and senior members Cadet leadership developmentCadet leadership development Draw from middle/high schoolsDraw from middle/high schools Weekly trainingWeekly training Service activitiesService activities Arlington fly-inArlington fly-in 6 th -Street Fair6 th -Street Fair Troop supportTroop support ColorsColors

6 OVERLAKECAP.ORG History Created December 1, 1941Created December 1, 1941 WWII anti-submarine and border patrolWWII anti-submarine and border patrol Congressionally chartered 501(c)3Congressionally chartered 501(c)3 Volunteer civilian auxiliary of U.S.A.F.Volunteer civilian auxiliary of U.S.A.F. 60,000 in 52 Wings; 1500 squadrons60,000 in 52 Wings; 1500 squadrons 550 single-engine aircraft; >110,000 hours each year550 single-engine aircraft; >110,000 hours each year 1200 emergency service vehicles1200 emergency service vehicles Nation’s most extensive HF/VHF networkNation’s most extensive HF/VHF network

7 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Emergency Services Search and rescue operationsSearch and rescue operations Disaster reliefDisaster relief Humanitarian servicesHumanitarian services Non-combat USAF supportNon-combat USAF support Homeland securityHomeland security War on drugsWar on drugs Support US Customs, DEASupport US Customs, DEA >10,000 hours each year>10,000 hours each year $1.4 billion in drug interdiction – 2010$1.4 billion in drug interdiction – 2010

8 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Emergency Services Search and rescue operationsSearch and rescue operations Disaster reliefDisaster relief Humanitarian servicesHumanitarian services Non-combat USAF supportNon-combat USAF support Homeland securityHomeland security War on drugsWar on drugs Support US Customs, DEASupport US Customs, DEA >10,000 hours each year>10,000 hours each year $1.4 billion in drug interdiction – 2010$1.4 billion in drug interdiction – 2010

9 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Aerospace Education Cadets/seniors train/learnCadets/seniors train/learn Readings and online course training in history, physics, protocols of aeronauticsReadings and online course training in history, physics, protocols of aeronautics Free programs for educatorsFree programs for educators Grants, awards, college creditGrants, awards, college credit Observation flights for cadetsObservation flights for cadets Summer flight academySummer flight academy Do you think he liked it?

10 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Cadet Programs 24,000 cadets nationwide, 60 locally24,000 cadets nationwide, 60 locally Leadership, aerospace, fitness, character dev.Leadership, aerospace, fitness, character dev. Discipline in military customs/courtesies/drillDiscipline in military customs/courtesies/drill Formalized classroom/ online/field trainingFormalized classroom/ online/field training Lead to USAF Academy appointmentLead to USAF Academy appointment Ambassadors for drug-free lifestyleAmbassadors for drug-free lifestyle

11 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Opportunities for Youth Community serviceCommunity service Training encampmentsTraining encampments Powered aircraft and glider observation flightsPowered aircraft and glider observation flights Flight training academiesFlight training academies Color Guard presentationsColor Guard presentations Congressional AwardCongressional Award CompetitionsCompetitions ScholarshipsScholarships

12 OVERLAKECAP.ORG How Can We Partner? Visit a weekly Tuesday meeting, 1845 – 2100hVisit a weekly Tuesday meeting, 1845 – 2100h Lk. Wash. School Dist. HQ, Redmond Town Ctr.Lk. Wash. School Dist. HQ, Redmond Town Ctr. Parents welcomeParents welcome Encourage kids to check us outEncourage kids to check us out Partner-up for community servicePartner-up for community service How can we help you? Color Guard?How can we help you? Color Guard? Cadet supportCadet support

13 OVERLAKECAP.ORG Just the Facts Overlake Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol Capt. Mike Holliday, CAP Squadron Commander (425) Become a fan on Facebook Become a fan on Facebookfacebook.com/overlakesquadron Lake Washington School District Resource Center NE 74th Street Redmond, WA


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