Civil Air Patrol, Beale Composite Squadron 19 is based at Sutter County Airport in Yuba City, and is made up of both Senior (adult) members and Cadets. Cadets range from 12 through 18 years old, and range in rank form Cadet Airman Basic and can rise as high as Cadet Colonel. Senior Members perform such duties and Aerial and Ground Search and Rescue, Counterdrug Operations, Homeland Security and other administrative duties.
The mission of Beale Composite Squadron 19 is to conduct Emergency Services, Disaster Relief and Homeland Security missions in Northern California and to serve our local community with a robust cadet program for youth to develop leadership skills and aerospace knowledge.
Our Cadet Program provides a structured program to introduce youth to aerospace and leadership in a disciplined military setting focused on achievement. Our operational capabilities include well-trained aircrews who can conduct missions using CAP and member-provided aircraft for search and rescue missions as well as photo-reconnaissance missions using our SDIS (Satellite Digital Imagery System) equipment to transmit images in near real-time to our customers.
If you would like to find out more about Squadron 19 you can send us an email or just drop by on a meeting. Unit members meet every Monday from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at Sutter County Airport.