Welcome to Van Meter Lexington Cadet Squadron.
Every Thursday at 6:00 pm at National Guard Amory 4301 Airport Rd, Lexington, KY 40510
Through their experiences as CAP cadets, young people develop into responsible citizens and become tomorrow’s aerospace leaders. CAP is the volunteer, nonprofit auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. Its three missions are to develop its cadets, educate Americans on the importance of aviation and space, and perform life-saving, humanitarian missions.
|Outcomes Youth Achieve as Cadets|
|Leadership Training: a thoughtful approach to problem solving & practical skills for leading in a diverse world|
|Aerospace Education: familiarity with aerospace sciences and cyber, plus awareness of career options|
|Fitness Education: lifelong habit of regular exercise and a commitment to a drug-free lifestyle|
|Character Education: a personal code of honor and the moral reasoning skills to make tough decisions|
|82% of cadets earn B’s or better at school|
|76% “strongly believe” in community service|
|72% interested in military service|
|65% interested in aviation careers|