Welcome to Weir Cook Cadet Squadron (GLR-IN-123). We're a Civil Air Patrol squadron assigned to Group 5, Indiana Wing, Great Lakes Region, Civil Air Patrol - United States Air Force Auxiliary. The squadron serves the Indianapolis, Plainfield, Avon, Browsnburg, Camby, and greater western Indianapolis area through CAP's Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services missions.

Weir Cook Cadet Squadron meets at the Aviation Training Center located on the west side of the Indianapolis International Airport. Meetings are held weekly on Mondays from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. For more information about joining Civil Air Patrol and the Weir Cook Cadet Squadron please view the resources available from under the "Information" menu option above.

Cadet Competition Operation Support to Regions and Wings

To assist region and wing competition directors NHQ provides the following support tools: Question bank for written exam Question bank for Jeopardy! elective Uniform inspection preparation assignment cards An Excel file that computes CPFT percentiles based on the cadet’s age and gender   The CPFT Excel file is posted here and on the NCC page.  The question banks and uniform inspection cards are available only by request of the region or wing director of cadet programs.  They must be secured, and immediately following the competition, the DCP (or designee) must destroy all hard copies.  Region and Wing competition directors are not […]

Indiana Wing Encampment Update


Civil Air Patrol encampments are a unique opportunity for young adults between the ages of 12-20 to expand leadership skills and develop into mature young men and women capable of facing challenges of life successfully. Over the course of a week, cadets are introduced to a variety of mental and physical challenges designed to build and embody the Civil Air Patrol Core Values: Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect. Successful completion of an encampment is required for the Billy Mitchell Award, opens up many new and exciting opportunities for CAP cadets including numerous college and flight scholarships, National Cadet Special […]

Squadron Website Revamped


Welcome to the revamped Weir Cook Cadet Squadron website.  The site has been updated to provide a more complete informative site for information pertaining to the squadron.  Stories about squadron events and activities will be posted here in the future.  Additional features will be added soon to provide a better experience and better accessibility of information about the unit.  If you have any suggestions or requests for capabilities for this site please submit that feedback.

How to Sew on Cadet Officer Grades

Laurie Twibell came across a way to ensure that the cadet officer grades look great when sewn onto the BDUs. She is the mother of a Spaatz cadet, so she has a lot of experience with sewing on cadet grade.  https://enjolivure.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/sewing-civil-air-patrol-officer-patches-the-easy-way/ Source: CAP Cadet Blog

Michael Foster, 1954-2015

    With great sadness, the National Cadet Team announces the passing of one of its own, Lt Col Michael Foster, CAP, our national college and flight scholarships manager. Michael died suddenly at his home on March 6th. He was 59 years old. While Michael was an instructor at Air Command and Staff College here at Maxwell in the late 1990s, he had a chance encounter with my predecessor, Col. Ray Bean USAF (Ret.), which lead to Michael taking an active role in the Cadet Officer School program that Col. Bean was rebuilding. For a dozen years or more, Michael […]

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