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Group 3


Group 3 is the headquarters echelon for Northern Virginia. It runs from our eastern border with National Capital Wing, west to the border with West Virginia, and south to Culpeper County.

County map of Group 3

Group 3 has three aircraft, six vehicles, and over 600 volunteers in six local units:

  • Burke Composite Squadron (Fairfax County)
    • Commander: Capt Sara Demyanovich
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  • Leesburg Composite Squadron (Loudoun County)
    • Commander: 1st Lt Shannon Smith
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  • Minuteman Composite Squadron (Culpeper County)
    • Commander: Capt Adrian Joye
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  • Prince William Composite Squadron (Prince William County)
    • Commander: Maj Arch McCleskey
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  • William P. Knight Composite Squadron (Fairfax County)
    • Commander: 1st Lt Lester Flores
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  • Winchester Composite Squadron (Frederick County)
    • Commander: Maj Jacob Bixler
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Group Staff

Group 3 is led by a dedicated team of volunteer professionals, mostly members in squadrons serving additional duties at the group level. If you are in a squadron and need subject matter expertise in any of CAP's staff areas or specialty tracks, key personnel for the group are listed below:

Commander Lt Col Daniel Brodsky
Deputy Commander Maj Scott Kaplan
Group NCO MSgt Arthur Barker
Aerospace Education Officer Lt Col William Knight
Administrative Officer Capt Sara Demyanovich
Cadet Programs Officer Maj Zoe Morozko
Character Development Instructor Capt Jan Whiteley
Communications Officer Lt Col Bruce Patterson
Education and Training Officer Capt Julie Demyanovich
Emergency Services Officer Capt Stephen Littlewood
Finance Officer vacant
Logistics Officer Lt Col H. Lloyd Harting
Operations Officer (Aircraft) Lt Col Michael Thompson
Operations Officer (sUAS) Lt Col Kevin Bollino
Personnel Officer MSgt Arthur Barker
Public Affairs Officer Capt Christopher Freeze
Safety Officer Maj Scott Kaplan
Stan/Eval Officer Lt Col Dean "Norm" Anderson
Transportation Officer 2d Lt Navin Sitoula














Calendar of Events

Below is a calendar of group-level events.

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