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Welcome to Ellington Composite Squadron

Ellington Composite is a Houston, Texas based squadron of Civil Air Patrol.

This website is designed to serve as a resource for visitors and existing Civil Air Patrol members. Weekly meetings take place from 6:30pm to 9:00pm on Mondays. 

About Ellington Composite Squadron

Our Mission

Civil Air Patrol is a federally chartered non-profit corporation that is also the Air Force auxiliary. CAP’s mission is supporting America’s communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development and promotion of air, space and cyber power through aerospace education.


Ellington Composite Squadron is led by our Squadron Commander, Captain Brandon Hartman who has more than ten years of experience in Civil Air Patrol. He understands what it takes to be successful in CAP and works with a world-class team of volunteers to promote leadership in all three of CAP's core missions.

Commander Priorities

  • Take Care of our People – Taking care of one another in and outside of CAP, be respectful making sure they have the tools needed to help them progress in their CAP career.

  • Mentor – All of us should help mentor junior squadron members, new members, and members that may take over your position in the future.

  • Engaged – Staying engaged in Civil Air Patrols three core missions Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services.

  • Partnership – Partner with fellow CAP Squadrons within Texas Wing and throughout the Nation, also continue to partner with our local community, and base organizations.

  • LETS HAVE FUN – Last HAVE FUN, we are an all-volunteer organization I want you to look back fondly on your time in CAP, the friends you made, the activities, encampments, SAREX’s, and emergency services you helped perform.

Squadron Location and Meeting Time

Our weekly meetings take place on Monday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at Ellington Joint Reserve Base, on the southern end of Houston. Due to security restrictions please let us know when you plan to visit by sending us a message in advance..

Contact Us:

Click contact us to send a message. 

Physical Address:

Ellington Composite Squadron

Building 1357

Ellington Joint Reserve Base

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IMPORTANT: Ellington Composite Squadron is located on an active military base with security checkpoint(s) in place. All personnel (visitors and members) must provide photo identification in advance to be permitted into the restricted area. Please approach the security checkpoints slowly and have documentation ready to show to the gate guards when you stop. The security forces are authorized to conduct any inspections deemed necessary and/or deny access to the facility at their discretion.

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