About Us

Welcome to Our Squadron

The Civil Air Patrol Columbus Composite Squadron is a member of the Ohio Wing 

of the Great Lakes Region
Civil Air Patrol
CAP is a non-profit organization and the
official auxiliary of the United States Air Force whose three missions are Cadet Programs, Emergency Services, and Aerospace Education.  

Members of the squadron consist of both Cadets (members ages 12-21) and Senior Members (members ages 18+). The Commanding Officer is Capt Mark Holtzclaw CAP.

The Columbus Composite Squadron meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:45pm to 9:15pm at the Beightler National Guard Armory, located off of State Route 161 in Linworth, Ohio. Please enter in through the rear entrance, the third driveway on the left on Brookdown Drive. Please use the following address for GPS directions, or link to Google Maps for turn-by-turn directions: 

Guests are always welcome, however it is requested that you plan your visit on the first Tuesday of any month. This allows us to better orient visitors to CAP and our squadron.

If you would like to attend a meeting, please fill out the following information and you will be contacted.  Because we meet on a military installation, you must be on the base access list prior to attending one of our meetings.  You can request to be added once you have been contacted or you may email our squadron commander at kyle.yanak@ohwg.cap.gov.

Civil Air Patrol Visitor Information


Please see our 'Visitor Informationpage for additional information. We invite you to browse our site. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us

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