About New Jersey Wing
ABOUT NEW JERSEY WING
New Jersey was the
"Birthplace of Civil Air Patrol" in 1941, with CAP's
"Coast Patrol Base 1" located at
Bader Field, in Atlantic City.
Today, New Jersey Wing has over 1,580 members, consisting of cadets, who are between the ages of 12 and 21, and senior members, who must be over 18 years of age.
Our members come from all walks of life, and most of them have an interest in aviation or the space program and enjoy helping our cadets grow into the next leaders of America.