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Squadron 36, proudly located in San Jose, California, San Francisco Bay Area, is a local unit of the Civil Air Patrol. We are part of San Francisco Bay Group 2 and California Wing.  We are located at the Reid-Hillview Airport.

We meet every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at 2490 Cunningham Ave, Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jose, CA.  If you are interested in more information please complete our Contact Form.

Squadron 36, consists of both senior members 18 years of age and older and cadet members between 12 and 21 years of age. As a Cadet squadron, our members contribute to all three of the core Civil Air Patrol missions: Emergency Services, Aerospace Education and the Cadet Program. To learn more about our missions please follow the links above. Our members wear uniforms while performing their duties.

Squadron 36 is named after John Joseph Montgomery, a professor at Santa Clara University and an early glider pioneer. His flights in the 1880s are considered to be the first controlled flights of a heavier than air machine in the Western Hemisphere. 

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