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Hanover Composite Squadron

Hanover Composite Squadron, MAR-VA-094 (Hanover, VA) 


Who We Are

Hanover Composite Squadron consists of over 50 adult and youth members from the surrounding area volunteering to actively support Cadet Programs, Aerospace Education, and Emergency Services operations. 

This is a great program for youth 12-21 as well as adults who are interested in mentoring this valuable group of leaders. 

If you are passionate about esprit de corps, camaraderie, leadership, and community service, we invite you to join us. If you have a passion for aviation and aerospace education, cybersecurity, are considering a career in the military, or want to serve your community and enhance your leadership skills, consider joining our squadron.  


Where We Meet

Meeting Location:   Fairfield Presbyterian Church, 6930 Cold Harbor Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Meetings are each Thursday night from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  This aligns with the Hanover County School Schedule. 

We will not meet over major holidays or over winter break. Please contact us if you are unsure if we are meeting on a specific Thursday 




Contact Us / Join

Have further questions? Want to visit or contact us? Contact our personnel below and we will be in touch with you as soon as we can.  

Recruiting Officer: SM, Jessica Carneal <>

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Our Mission & Core Values

To serve the Hanover community as the auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, by performing disaster relief, search and rescue, Homeland Security and aerial and ground reconnaissance and communication missions; cultivating youth through career development, leadership opportunities, community service, and fitness; and promoting public education and awareness on the importance of air and space power. In carrying out this mission, we envision both adult and cadet leaders proud of their community and impacting our fellow citizens in a very positive way in both the greatest times and at times of the greatest need. 

  • The Core Values of the Civil Air Patrol are Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect.  

  • We carry out our responsibilities with Integrity by conducting all of our missions in a responsible, conscientious, ethical, and professional manner.  

  • We demonstrate our commitment to excellence by striving for the continual improvement through the professional development of our adult leaders, and the development of responsible cadet leaders through a cadet program emphasizing character development, leadership, aerospace education, and a healthy lifestyle.  

  • We demonstrate a Volunteer Spirit by working and supporting one another to achieve the organization's goals while recognizing the value of our volunteers’ time among their other responsibilities.  

  • We demonstrate Respect for others and our environment by treating our members and community citizens with courtesy, politeness, and consideration, by treating all people equally and without prejudice, and by protecting our environment by the conscientious execution of our primary missions.  

  • We are committed to maintaining the highest degree of efficiency by using our time wisely and our resources in a cost-effective manner. 

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