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 7 -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).

To join the Cornelius R. Coffey Composite specifically you may do so online at

( State: Illinois,  Unit: 332)

(We also charge a one-time uniform and ribbon fee of $25 that should be cash or check.)


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