How to Join
For students 12 years old and above interested in becoming a member:
Attend a minimum of 3 meetings and sign-in on the attendance/guest log.
On or after the 3rd meeting, an interview will be scheduled with the parent/guardian and the cadet program staff.
Register online here to fill out an application. Our Wing is the South Dakota Wing (SD) and our unit number (for the Sioux Falls Composite Squadron) is 050. You'll need to know your SSN and credit card number for payment.
For adults interested in becoming a member:
Attend a meeting or two. If you are interested in becoming a member, set up an interview with the squadron commander or staff.
Complete the Membership Application and FD 258 Fingerprint Card (can be done at the local police department).
Download the Application for Senior Membership (download F12 on the linked page)
Submit your application, fingerprint card and dues through one of the following ways:
Checks (made payable to Civil Air Patrol) or money orders are accepted for dues payment.
If paying by credit card, include the information listed below to process the application. The required information includes:
Type of Card - Visa, MasterCard or Discover
3 Digit Security Code on the Back of the Card
Name on Card
Mail your completed application, fingerprint card and dues payment to:
Civil Air Patrol/DP
105 S. Hansell St. Bldg 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
FedEx and UPS are both delivered directly to the National Headquarters building. Priority Mail from the United States Postal Service may be delayed several days while it is routed through the Air Force base mail system.
When your application is received at National Headquarters, it is date stamped and processed in order by the date it arrived. You will receive an automated welcome email when the membership is processed.