Ventura County Supervisor Kelly Long, 3rd District, toured the Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) Camarillo Composite Squadron 61 facilities
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Camarillo Composite Squadron 61
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22nd 2019
Ventura County Supervisor Kelly Long, 3rd District, toured the Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) Camarillo Composite Squadron 61 facilities:
Tuesday March 19th 2019, was the composite members meeting attended by a number of special guests, including Ventura County Supervisor Long. Supervisor Long toured the Camarillo Civil Air Patrol facilities and addressed the joint members; expressing her appreciation for volunteer organizations and dedication of the members of the Civil Air Patrol. The Supervisor also offered her congratulations on the recent Group 4 Search and Rescue (SAREX) training in Santa Maria and to all of Tuesday’s award and recognition recipients.
The Camarillo Composite Squadron 61, under the Command of Maj. Julius Gonzales is made up of Senior and Cadet Members participating in Cadet Programs, Aerospace Education and performing Emergency Services missions. Located at: 55 Durley Ave. Camarillo, CA 93010
Cadet Members: Meet Every Thursday night, 6:30pm to 9:00pm, Senior Members: Meet second and fourth Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
For more information on the Camarillo Composite Squadron 61 visit: http://sq61.cawgcap.org/
Civil Air Patrol (CAP), was founded Dec1st 1941. CAP is a Congressionally chartered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually. CAP’s 61,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. In addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 26,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. Visit: www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com or www.CAP.news for more information.
For More Information:
2d Lt. Timothy R. Flynn
CAP Public Affairs Officer
CA-204 Sq 61
U.S. Air Force Auxiliary