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April 20, 2011

Gen Courter would like to ensure that you are aware of the opportunity our cadets have with the Academy of Model Aeronautics – a FREE membership.  Yes, FREE.   When cadets join, what does this mean for us?  That they will receive discounts and will be available for scholarships from the AMA....

April 15, 2011

Additional Funding for Training and CAP Cadet Orientation Flights: Congress has finally funded CAP to a level in Fiscal Year 2011 that will allow us to conduct a lot more AF mission and proficiency training as well as cadet orientation flights. The additional money will be provided to CAP in...

April 8, 2011

  If you missed the CyberPatriot National Finals Competition last week (along with AFA's first ever CyberFutures symposium) you missed a great event.  The nearly 100 high school students competing in the final rounds of the National High School Cyber Defense Competition were energetic, focused, and on the top of...

March 16, 2011

Five cadets from the Orlando Cadet squadron are headed to Washington, D.C. this month to test their skills in a national cybersecurity competition. CyberPatriot III started three years ago by the Air Force Association and defense industry-related partners. In Washington DC, the cadets will compete against 11 teams in not only...

March 15, 2011

Civil Air Patrol and our partners provide academic and flight scholarships to deserving cadets and seniors.  The list of the 2011 recipients is now available.  

March 11, 2011

We just sent out the announcements for the summer NCSAs.  Please note that there is a change in the dates for COS to 9-19 July.  You can check your status in eServices by selecting NCSA Main Menu and then select Activity Status.  If you are listed as an alternate, there...

March 10, 2011

We have seen an increase in the number of injuries when the cadets perform the shuttle run portion of the CPFT.  Please review the shuttle run guidelines to help ensure that the cadets remain safe while participating in this activity. Also, we have added video demonstrations on our fitness page. ...

February 25, 2011

The Cadet Drill Test booklet includes two minor changes, as explained on inside front cover.   Cadet Drill Tests can be found on the pages for Learn To Lead and Drill & Ceremonies in the Cadet Library.

February 16, 2011

In the past couple of years the Cadet Blog has become your source for what's new in the Cadet Program and for furthering discussion between members but we have not used it as a Q & A forum. Until Now. Beginning March 1 we will post the mailbag once per...

January 31, 2011

We’ve added a new feature to the Cadet Promotions module in eServices. The Multi-Entry function allows quick entry for Character Development classes, Physical Fitness Test completions and the Intro to Safety Course. 

January 28, 2011

Effective February 1, all cadets are required to complete the Introduction to CAP Safety for New Members course via a classroom-administered paper test or an online test accessed through eServices. Please see capmembers.com/character for more information.

January 27, 2011

Drug Demand Reduction’s Fit  for Flying Book and Instructor’s Guide are complete!  Geared for upper level cadets and high school students, this learning module focuses on the human element of flying, explaining how drugs, alcohol and over-the-counter medications seriously affect flight performance in the three-dimensional world of flight.  Copies of...

January 19, 2011

1,670 cadet applications were successfully received for this summer's National Cadet Special Activities. Units and Wings now have until 15 February to do approvals.  The approvals are located in eServices under the NCSA Main Menu, 1 each for units and wings. Once approved, an application will be grayed out but...

January 13, 2011

An interesting story of Gen. Carl "Tooey" Spaatz, from "A Question of Loyalty," Douglas Waller's account of the court-martial of Billy Mitchell.  (Harper-Perennial, 2004, p. 172). "When Spaatz returned to the United States [at the end of World War I], he took command of the West Flying Circus, which staged...

January 11, 2011

Announcing the (draft) “Cadets Take-Off” booklet. This 18-page handbook is designed to meet two needs that local leaders in the field have identified and been asking for help with.   First, “Cadets Take-Off” is a “tier 2” recruiting resource that can bridge the gap between the 1-page “Learn, Lead, &...

January 4, 2011

The Air Force Association is offering the Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship to minor dependents of active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard enlisted airmen graduating this spring. It is for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering...

December 20, 2010

  The 2011 edition of CAPR 52-16, Cadet Program Management, is now available online. This is the main document governing the Cadet Program. Although this regulation was just approved, it does not take effect until 1 February 2011 so that cadet program leaders will have time to review it and...

December 17, 2010

The 823rd Civil Engineering Squadron at Tyndall AFB has set the dates for the Civil Engineering Academy at 17-23 July.  The 342nd Training Squadron and Pararescue Schoolhouse at Kirtland AFB have agreed to host PJOC from 23-30 July. You may begin applying for both activities (or their staff events if...

December 13, 2010

Cadets hooked Treadwell into service A rated mission pilot, scanner, and observer, Maine Wing’s Col Craig Treadwell could have slipped the surly bonds on a daily basis, performing life-saving CAP missions and enjoying the independence that can come from sailing aloft. Instead, the new National Cadet Advisor has committed more...

December 8, 2010

Cadets can receive certificates for passing aerospace and leadership tests online. After successfully completing an online test, cadets can find their certificates at the "Certificates" link under "Modules" on the left-hand side of the Cadet Online Testing module.

November 16, 2010

Let's celebrate those squadrons that have strong program fundamentals... Let's get even more squadrons pointed in the right direction... What's measured tends to be what gets done:  Enter the Quality Cadet Unit Award. Any cadet unit that displays strong program fundamentals can earnthe Quality Cadet Unit Award. This new award...

November 10, 2010

The Outstanding Sq Cadet Award is available for each squadron and is one way to recognize a top performer.  AFA provides each CAP squadron or unit a unique medal, ribbon and certificate to present to the most outstanding CAP cadet in each squadron each year. AFA is proud to support these accomplished...

October 18, 2010

Wreaths Across America is an as annual community service event that CAP supports. Their motto reflects CAP’s own feelings about America and its veterans: Remember the fallen. Honor .........those who serve. Teach .............our children the value of freedom. This great event gives CAP members the opportunity to honor America’s veterans...

October 13, 2010

The Cadet Programs has now created a facebook page to help our members.  This will make it easier to keep up with the latest information affecting cadets. The name of the fan page is simply CAP Cadet Programs.  Each blog post we write will now also be on the fan...

October 4, 2010

  A second edition of the Aerospace Dimensions textbook series of six modules is now available. The “Dimensions” are the texts cadets use to study aerospace during Phases I and II of the Cadet Program. We have added new content to each of the six modules. The second edition offers...

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