Welcome To SQUADRON 68

America's Air Force Auxiliary, The Civil Air Patrol, a force multiplier is a highly active force within the local communities of America. Composite Squadron 68 is based out of the U.S. Army Reserve Base in Costa Mesa, located in Orange County California. We perform search and rescue missions by air and land, emergency services, aerospace education, cadet programs, and the promotion of air, space, and cyberspace.

There are abundant opportunities to be part of an outstanding team of leaders that stand together as a positive proactive citizen volunteer force in your community and together in the United States of America.

If you have an interest to learn more about Squadron 68 and the Civil Air Patrol, we would like to invite you to attend one of our weekly meetings. They are held every Thursday evening and begin at 7:00pm until approximately 9:00pm. We look forward to meeting you!

For first time visitors that  are between the ages of 12 and 17, we encourage you to start by coming to our first meeting of the month as our activities build on one another through out the month for our new comers however you are more than welcome to attend any of the meeting dates!


December 16, 2016 | Squadron68 Christmas Party
6:30PM -Squadron 68 Base

December 16, 2016 | Star Wars Movie Rouge1
10:40pm Showing at Triangle Square in Costa Mesa.

December 10, 2016 at 10:00am | Laguna Niguel Christmas Holiday Parade
Also Celebrating The Civil Air Patrol's 75th Anniversary
Squadron 68 Will participate in the parade featuring a Float, Color Guard, and Fly-by


December 10-11, 2016 | SAREX at Fullerton

November 12-13, 2016 | Rockstock!
Launching rockets at Mach Speeds in Lucerne Valley. Meeting point at Squadron 68 Base Saturday at 5:00AM.

November 4-6, 2016 | California Wing 2016 Education Conference
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Bakersfield. 3100 Camino Del Rio, Ct, Bakersfield, CA. 93308, USA

October 22, 2016 | Cyberpatriot IX Team Practice Round 1
Location: Team HQ

October 21-23 | Hungtington Beach Surf City Air Show
Featuring The United States Thunderbirds, Breitling Jets, and additional exciting aerospace performers. Squadron 68 to provide on site security.


Headquarters: U.S. Army Reserve Base
2651 Newport Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA  92627-4627

Click on Directions link up top for detailed coordinates and the best travel route.

Weekly Meetings:  Thursday @ 7pm

Squadron Commander: Capt. Joel Jones
(949) 378-7393