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Fairfax Composite Squadron (DC053) in Va.

Location: American Legion Post 177
3939 Oak St, Fairfax, VA 22030

Meetings: Mondays

Squadron Commander: Capt. Chris Freedlander

Email: dc053@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.

Squadron Motto: "Fairfax Leads the Way!"

The standard weekly meeting schedule is as follows. Please check the Activities Calendar for updates. Squadron events have DC053 in the title.

Monday Activities Planned Uniform of the Day
1st to be determined (TBD) TBD
2nd TBD TBD
3rd TBD TBD
4th TBD TBD
5th TBD TBD

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 is interviewed on a local talk show.
A cadet is interviewed on a local talk show.
Cadets spend the weekend with an Air National Guard F-16 fighter squadron.
Cadets spend the weekend with an Air National Guard F-16 fighter squadron.
Cadets bounce around for physical fitness training.
Cadets bounce around for physical fitness training.
Cadets participate in the National Memorial Day Parade.
Cadets participate in the National Memorial Day Parade.
Cadets march in a City of Fairfax parade.
Cadets march in a City of Fairfax parade.
Cadets learn to play chess.
Cadets learn to play chess.
Cadets in formation with a droid.
Cadets in formation with a droid.
A cadet uses a direction finder to track down a practice ELT.
A cadet uses a direction finder to track down a practice ELT.


Squadron Awards

  • Quality Cadet Unit Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Squadron of Merit (2018)

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Squadron Commander's Bio

Bio coming soon.

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