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SC Wing Conference and Change of Command
March 17 - 19

The 2017 SC Wing Conference and Change of Command will be held in the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center at Greystone in Columbia March 17-19. Join us for a weekend of celebration and learning and also to welcome the next South Carolina Wing Commander!

Detailed information is available on the registration page, including how to register for hotel rooms. Note that the hotel room block has been extended to March 9 only, so NOW is the time to make your reservation, or you will miss out!



   Welcome to the web site of Greenville Composite Squadron, a unit of Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force. Greenville Composite Squadron is based in Greenville, South Carolina, and primarily serves Greenville County, the Upstate and the surrounding region. Greenville Composite Squadron is a component of the South Carolina Wing, under the Middle East Region of Civil Air Patrol.

   Greenville Composite Squadron headquarters are adjacent to the South Ramp of the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), across from The Runway Cafe. Cadets and Senior Members meet weekly on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. If you are interested in becoming a part of this all-volunteer civilian force, please feel free to visit one of our meetings. Further contact information can be found below.

   Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was founded one week before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. It was the vision of more than 150,000 citizens who were concerned about the defense of America's coastline. Under the jurisdiction of the Army Air Forces, CAP pilots flew more than one-half million hours, were credited with sinking two enemy submarines and rescued hundreds of crash survivors during World War II.

On July 1, 1946, President Harry Truman established CAP as a federally chartered benevolent civilian corporation. On May 26, 1948, Congress passed Public Law 557, making CAP the auxiliary of the new United States Air Force (USAF). CAP was then charged with three primary missions aerospace education, cadet programs and emergency services.



To view squadron updates and photos of recent activities, visit us on Facebook! 


To Contact Us:


Greenville Composite Squadron
11 Airport Road Extension
Greenville SC 29607
(864) 271-7726



Squadron Commander: Maj Ronald Hardgrave

Deputy Commander: Maj Charles Morris

Deputy Commander for Cadets: Capt Roger Sayers

Emergency Services Officer: 1st Lt Christopher Chapman 

Recruiting & Retention Officer: Maj Charles Morris

Public Affairs Officer: Capt Orville Eastland III 





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