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Jesse Jones Composite Squadron 304 meets each Monday night at 7 p.m. on the northwest corner of Lancaster Municipal Airport (corner of Lititz Pike and Millport Road). Visitors are always welcome.

The squadron has been in Lancaster since World War II when Major Jesse Jones and his two daughters, Helen and Jesse Jr., operated the Lancaster CAP Squadron out of his airport on the Manheim Pike.  From that venue they trained CAP cadets to fly and participated in some of the wartime missions of the Civil Air Patrol.

Today, Jesse Jones Composite Squadron 304 is active in all three congressionally mandated missions:  Emergency Services, Aerospace Education and Cadet Programs.

Membership is open in a variety of programs to the majority of citizens over the age of 11:

  • Cadet Members are 12 through 20 years old with parental permission.
  • Senior Members are 18 and up with FBI and youth protection clearance.
  • Cadet Sponsors are relatives of cadets who wish to provide limited support.
  • Aerospace Education members are professional educators supporting the Aerospace mission.
  • Patron Members support the missions without active participation.
  • Retired Members have been members for 20 or more years and are no longer active.
  • Legislative Members are national and state legislators who support the CAP missions.

We’d love to talk with you about where you fit into the Civil Air Patrol membership.  Stop by and chat with us at any Monday night meeting—7 p.m. at northwest corner of Lancaster Municipal Airport, just off East Millport Road in the Venture Jets hangar (GPS address is 110 E. Millport Road, Lititz, PA 17543).

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