Tactical Pause: Temporary Meeting Hold

Northshore Squadron Open House Sept 10 2019

The Northshore Composite Squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house for visitors from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, 130 228th Street SW, Bothell, WA. on Nike Hill.

CAP was established in December 1941 and Northshore Squadron was founded in October 1967.

Members of the squadron will be present to greet visitors and explain CAP’s missions for America – in the air and on the ground. 

For the last eight years the squadron has been honored to receive the Quality Cadet Unit Award and Aerospace Excellence Awards from CAP National Headquarters.

Lt. Col. Mike Murray, Squadron Commander, invites anyone interested in CAP to attend. 

Prospective Cadets must be 12-18 years of age and prospective adult members must be 18 or older.

The Squadron meets on a government facility.  Visitors should be prepared to provide photo identification to enter the grounds.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes prior to 6:30 to allow for gated entry.

Visit the Northshore Composite Squadron Facebook page to have your questions answered and to see the wide variety of activities and missions available: www.facebook.com/pg/capnorthshore.org.

Northshore Composite Squadron supports CAP’s Core Values of Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect.

Join us Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:30pm and find out what CAP is all about!

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Cadets Begin Building Drone

Northshore cadets, led by Aerospace Education Officer 2Lt Anthony Eaton, begin building a drone.

The drone, built from wood, plastic, and the cardboard box in which it came, will be completed and flown at the next Aerospace Education session, in July.

Squadron Open House Oct 18 2016

The Northshore Composite Squadron is pleased to invite family, friends, and members of the public to attend its Open House Event. Continue reading

Article in HeraldNet

Northshore is proud to announce that it has earned its fourth Aerospace Excellence Award (AEX) in a row. We are also proud to have our success written in a local paper. Read about our accomplishment at HeraldNet:



The Holiday Dining Out

On January 24th, 2015, Northshore Composite Squadron hosted its fourth annual Holiday Dining Out. The Holiday Dining Out is a treasured United States Air Force (USAF) tradition that brings together the members of the squadron to a formal dinner and dance to celebrate its own achievements and those of its members over the past year. As the Auxiliary of the USAF, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) squadrons are also able to follow in this valued tradition.

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