Join Us

Contact the squadron:

Call or email the Squadron Commander – Tim Richardson at 708-439-7378 (text), or just come to a meeting!

We meet every Tuesday night at 6:30 – 9pm at the Thornwood High School South Holland.

Membership Application Process


After a prospective cadet has attended 3 meetings they may apply for membership. Membership application is done online and we can assist with that at the meeting on one of our computers. You will need a credit or debit card to pay dues online. Annual National Dues are $35 (for cadets).


The local CAP squadron can provide you with a membership application and fingerprint card. Annual Dues are $65 (for adults). Mail your completed application, fingerprint card (for adult members) and annual dues (made out to Civil Air Patrol) WITH Squadron Commanders Signature to:

Civil Air Patrol
Membership Services
105 S. Hansell St Bldg 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

Get in touch and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.  We look forward to hearing from you!

1st LT. Tim Richardson, CAP
Cornelius R. Coffey Squadron
Civil Air Patrol