The mission of the Civil Air Patrol is supporting America’s communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

To achieve that mission, the Civil Air Patrol has a vision: Civil Air Patrol, America’s Air Force Auxiliary, building the nation’s finest force of citizen volunteers performing Missions for America.

Our Core Values: Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, Respect

Our Motto: Semper Vigilans

Thunderbird Composite Squadron is one of many squadrons serving under the command Texas Wing Civil Air Patrol.  As a composite squadron the unit’s membership consist of both cadet (12-21 years old) and senior members (18 years old and older). This squadron performs the tactical application of all three of Civil Air Patrol’s Congressionally mandated missions: Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services.