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Arlington Composite Squadron (DC026) in Va.

Location: Arlington Career Center
816 S Walter Reed Dr, Arlington, VA 22204

Meetings: Wednesdays

Squadron Commander: Lt. Col. Shaun Adams

Email: dc026@natcapwg.cap.gov

As a composite squadron, the membership focus is on cadet, cadet sponsor, and active senior members. Weekly meetings are mainly aimed at advancing cadets through the CAP Cadet Program. A separate meeting may be determined for active senior members as needed.

Unit Charter Number: MAR-DC-026

The standard weekly meeting schedule is as follows. Please check the Activities Calendar for updates. Squadron events have DC026 in the title.

Wednesday Activities Planned Uniform of the Day
1st ALL: Safety Briefing; Aerospace Education Class B / Corporate Service
2nd CADET: Physical Training; Leadership Athletic Apparel
3rd ALL: Aerospace Education; Character Development Class B / Corporate Service
4th CADET: Leadership ABU / Corporate Working
5th ALL: Professional Development ABU / Corporate Working

Note: Due to COVID restrictions, all meetings may be joined virtually. Check the Activities Calendar for updates.


Squadron Photos

Here's an inside look at the squadron:

A cadet takes his first orientation ride in a CAP airplane.
A cadet takes his first orientation ride in a CAP airplane.
Cadets explore an Air Force VIP aircraft.
Cadets explore an Air Force VIP aircraft.
Cadets fold the flag during a ceremony at the Air Force Memorial.
Cadets fold the flag during a ceremony at the Air Force Memorial.
Cadets learn about aerodynamics though paper airplanes.
Cadets learn about aerodynamics though paper airplanes.
Members practice search and rescue skills.
Members practice search and rescue skills.
Members pose in front of an Air Force VIP aircraft.
Members pose in front of an Air Force VIP aircraft.
A member sings the national anthem during a ceremony at the Air Force Memorial.
A member sings the national anthem during a ceremony at the Air Force Memorial.
The former squadron commander assists with a COVID support mission.
The former squadron commander assists with a COVID support mission.


Squadron Awards

  • Quality Cadet Unit Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

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Squadron Commander's Bio

Lt. Col. Shaun Adams has more than 18 years of CAP experience, first serving as a cadet in the New Jersey Wing. He also served in the Georgia and Arizona wings prior to transferring to the National Capital Wing in 2017. Some of his past CAP duties include finance officer, logistics officer, deputy commander, deputy commander for cadets, and director of cadet programs. He currently serves on the National Scholarship Committee.

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