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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

 

 

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