We hold an open house for prospective new Cadets quarterly.  Our open house originally scheduled for February 11th, 2019 was rescheduled due to weather.  It will be March 11, 2019.

If you registered for the original February date, it is NOT NECESSARY to register again.

If you still need to register to attend, please click below:


The Renton Composite Squadron a proud local charter of the Civil Air Patrol/CAP: United States Air Force Auxiliary. The dedicated members of our squadron have worked hard in recent years to become one of the largest and most dynamic CAP Squadrons in Washington State, nearly 100 members strong.

To learn more about CAP, visit the national CAP website here: https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com  If you have any questions about the CAP program, email our squadron commander, Capt Villaluz.

Our meeting times are on the upper left side of this webpage.


Our 2 Weekly Meeting Places

Location #1: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1000 Oakesdale Ave SW Ste 110, Renton, WA 98057.
We are proud to be at the Renton/Seattle campus of this world-renown university with approximately 37,000 students worldwide, founded in 1926. (see events below)
Location #2: Renton Municipal Airport, Quonset Hut
790 West Perimeter Road, Renton, WA 98057 (a few buildings north of the control tower).  Civil Air Patrol’s door is on the second floor through the upper level observation deck.  We are proud to be in Renton on the historic Clayton Scott Field! (see events below)

weekly meetings are always held at Location #1, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in the Yeager Classroom
CADET COLOR GUARD PRACTICE (for Squadron Color Guard members and trainees only): is at Location #2, the classic Quonset Hut building

SENIOR MEMBERS WEEKLY MEETINGS can vary locations between Embry-Riddle and the Quonset Hut (both addresses directly above). See the left-hand sidebar for current Seniors’ location.
SQUADRON RADIONET OPERATORS – WA VHF Net: meet most Tuesday and Thursday nights at 1930 HRS (7:30 PM) at the Quonset Hut at the Renton Airport. To confirm this week’s schedule and location, or get more information, please contact Maj Phil VanHorn.




In 2016 we celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol, founded 1 December, 1941.  In 2017, we celebrate the 75th year of the Cadet Program, created 1 October, 1942.








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