Civil Air Patrol

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United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ProgramBenevolent Auxiliary of the US Air Force.
Services include:

Search and Rescue
- Civil Air Patrol volunteers conduct more than 90% of all search and rescue missions assigned by the US Air Force saving an average of 150 lives each year.
- Civil Air Patrol participates in Disaster Relief operations along with FEMA, PEMA, Red Cross, Coast Guard, local first responders and more.
- Members receive training in wilderness survival, first aid, field transportation and communications.
- Civil Air Patrol has the largest civilian single-engine aircraft fleet in the world.

Cadet Program (age 12 through 20)
- Cadets learn leadership, character development and aviation subjects.
- Cadets participate in Search and Rescue training and missions.
- Orientation flights are offered to each cadet.
- National and international special activities include pilot (powered, glider and balloon) training, leadership schools and exchanges.
- Qualifying cadets receive promotions on enlistment in the Air Force.

Aerospace Education
- STEM training kits for teachers.
- State, Regional and National training and competition.
- Speakers Bureau.
Geographic AreaLancaster
Hours of OperationJesse Jones Composite Squadron 304 meets Mondays at 7:00pm at Lancaster Municipal Airport and conducts at lease one week-end per month at various locations
Contact Information
Contact's NameThomas Waltz Jr
Contact's PositionSquadron Commander
Contact's Phone717-847-1751
Physical Site Address 1110 Millport Road
Physical Site Address 2Second Floor
Physical Site City, State, ZipLititz, PA 17543
Mailing Address 1500 Airport Road
Mailing Address 2Suite V
Mailing City, State, ZipLititz, PA 17543
Main Phone717-471-3153
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Civil Air Patrol
This Program: Civil Air Patrol
Affiliated Services: Civil Air Patrol