Rickenbacker ANGB Composite Squadron (OH-121)
Rickenbacker Airport FBO
7250 Star Check Dr., Columbus, OH 43217
Meeting Day/Time: Monday, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Squadron Commander: 1st Lt Jason Burks
The Rickenbacker ANGB Composite Squadron is comprised of both senior and cadet members, conducting both the senior program and cadet program.
The standard weekly meeting schedule is as follows. Please check the unit website calendar for any updates.
|1st||Character Development Instruction/Promotions||Blues|
|3rd||Aerospace Education/Drill and Ceremony||ABU|
|4th||Physical Training (PT)/Drill and Ceremony||Athletic Apparel (tennis shoes, black shorts, tan shirt)|
The focus of OH-121 is to teach the CAP core values of Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect in conjunction with Character Development, Leadership, Emergency Services, Physical Fitness, and Aerospace activities. As our cadets participate in CAP, they advance through a series of achievements, earning honors and increased responsibilities along the way. We offer opportunities for cadets to experience orientation flights in CAP aircraft, earn their pilot’s license or learn to fly a non-powered glider.
Squadron Point of Contact:
Capt Elizabeth A. Saunders
1st Lt Jason B. Burks
Squadron Commander Bio
Lt Burks has been with the Civil Air Patrol (civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force) as local squadron commander since April 2023, a Squadron Commander in Alabama Since 2021, and is a former Cadet since 2017.
Lt Burks oversees all aspects of the program; ensuring compliance to regulations, adherence to providing quality cadet programs, ensuring members are receiving adequate education/training, as well as coordination of day to day operations for the squadron. His passions for CAP include Cadet Programs, Aerospace Education, and flying.
Lt Burks was instrumental in growing the Auburn Composite Squadron in Alabama.
As a cadet, Lt Burks was a part of the Eagle Composite and Weir Cook Squadron's both based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
OH-115 as a squadron has taken part in Honor Flight Columbus each year with our cadets interacting with the many veterans who are taking their flights.