Welcome to the local home of the Civil Air Patrol

Akron-Canton Composite Squadron (OH-278).

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes members from all backgrounds.

On behalf of the Men, Women, and Cadets of the 278th Composite Squadron, welcome! If you have any questions about membership, the mission of the Civil Air Patrol, or our Squadron, please reach out to me at christian.hanson@ohwg.cap.gov.  Here is the Facebook Page of our local Squadron!

For more information on what is the Civil Air Patrol, who can join and and how to join, please select one of the below images for the OH-278!

Meetings are held at the MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Pkwy, North Canton, OH 44720 on Sunday from 3-6 PM. The focus of OH-278 is cadet programs, to include Character Development, Leadership, Emergency Services, Physical Fitness, Electives, and Aerospace activities.

Here are the Leadership contacts for the Akron-Canton Composite Squadron (OH-278):

Captain Christian Hanson, Squadron Commander – 812.369.3399 – Christian.hanson@ohwg.cap.gov

Captain Emma Kanning, Deputy Commander – 330.402.5739 – Emma.kanning@ohwg.cap.gov

Captain Michael Reitz, Aerospace Education Officer – 330.264.7101 – Michael.reitz@ohwg.cap.gov