Civil Air Patrol, Squadron 10, Palo Alto CA


The Jon E. Kramer Composite Squadron 10 is a local unit of the Civil Air Patrol based in Palo Alto, California. We are part of San Francisco Bay Group 2 and California Wing.

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a Congressionally chartered civilian volunteer organization that acts as the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. The three missions of CAP are Emergency Services, Cadet Programs, and Aerospace Education. To learn more about CAP, visit the national website at

As a composite squadron, Squadron 10 consists of adults (CAP officers) and youths aged 12-21 (CAP cadets). Our officer and cadet members volunteer countless hours of their time to serve the Bay Area community through both the emergency services and aerospace education programs. Nearly all of our members hold emergency services qualifications, participating in dozens of actual search and rescue missions each year.