Welcome and thank you for stopping by our webpage. We are the Mid-Eastern Group of New York Wing, comprised of 6 squadrons located in the towns and cities of Albany, Schenectady, Ballston Lake, Durham, and Plattsburgh. The Civil Air Patrol has three main missions: Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education. If you are interested in joining the Civil Air Patrol, please visit the squadrons section of our website to fond a unit near you!

  • Emergency Services

    This includes air and ground search and rescue, disaster relief, aerial reconnaissance, homeland security, assistance to law enforcement, and Air Force operational support. CAP flies the majority of the Defense Support to Civil Authorities [DSCA] missions tasked by AF North.

  • Cadet Programs

    Young men and women, ages 12 to 21, participate in the cadet program to develop their leadership skills in preparation to become tomorrow's leaders in an aerospace-oriented world.

  • Aerospace Eduation

    CAP educates the public, as well as CAP cadets and adult members in a variety of topics related to aerospace. CAP also supports school teachers, helping them incorporate aerospace education into their classes.