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Welcome to Bakersfield Composite Squadron 121

Squadron 121 , proudly located in Bakersfield, California, is a local unit of Civil Air Patrol. We are part of Central Valley Group 6 and California Wing.

Currently comprised of  92 Senior, Cadet, and Patron volunteer members, we perform the missions of CAP right here in our community. Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees.

CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and 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 78 lives annually.

Civil Air Patrol’s 56,000 members nationwide also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Its members additionally play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. Performing missions for America for the past 75 years, CAP received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2014 in honor of the heroic efforts of its World War II veterans. CAP also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Learn more about our history and what we do at our About Us and Missions pages.

Located at Meadows Field Airport

1975 Airport Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: 661.399.3505
Web: sq121.cawgcap.org

Meetings held each week

Tuesday 1830 hours (6:30 PM) for Cadets, 1900 hours (7:00 PM) for Senior Members

Check our calendar for special events and schedule updates

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Volunteer Positions Available

  • Public Affairs Officer

  • Administrative Officer

  • Chaplain

  • External Aerospace Education Officer

  • Emergency Services Training Officer

View all position descriptions here. Contact us to learn more about these, or any other positions available with our squadron.

Upcoming Activites

Check out the latest activities and training opportunities for both Seniors and Cadets!

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