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July 19, 2016

   Cadet Day National Conference AF Rapid Strike Simulator Experience! Saturday, August 13, 2016-Nashville, TN   Cadets are invited to join in hands-on activities from key tracts of Cadet Life.  Activities include DDRx, Aerospace, STEM (Robotics), and Cyber.   We will showcase the day with the US Air Force Rapid...

July 14, 2016

   AFROTC Cadets Support CAP Encampments    

July 14, 2016

The Cadet Advisory Council term begins anew on 1 October, so we’re approaching the time when wings and regions are getting ready to select their officers (chair and vice chair) and the cadets who will represent their peers at the next higher echelon. Here’s a quick note asking DCPs to...

July 13, 2016

  1st Place- C/CMSgt Seung Won Lee, PCR-CA-096   2nd Place- C/TSgt Paige Jones, MER-MD-013   3rd Place- C/MSgt James Upmeyer, MER-MD-071       Congratulations to the winners of the 2015/2016 DDR Speech Contest!  Thanks to the cadets who participated in the contest and also to the mentors who...

July 13, 2016

 All Qualified Cadets:  All Cadets who have earned the Eaker Award AND who will NOT turn twenty-one (21) years old by September 30, 2017 are invited to apply for the position of National Cadet Advisory Council (NCAC) Chair and/or Vice-Chair. Applicants need NOT be appointed as incoming Regional Representatives to...

June 22, 2016

 National Character Day.  It's time to start planning for National Character Day!  National Character Day is a wing-sponsored, half-day activity consisting of an academic element with exciting guest speakers and a hands-on Character Challenge.  National Character Day is an opportunity for CAP to showcase our pro-character and anti-drug messages to...

June 21, 2016

  The Training Leaders of Cadets program is under revision, transitioning from a single, 2-day seminar to a suite of three 1-day courses: TLC Basic, TLC Intermediate, and TLC Advanced.    Course materials are online at capmembers.com/TLC. Participants will complete two brief webinars via the Learning Management System in eServices...

May 23, 2016

 CAP Learn to Lead has now added audio files up to Chapter 5.  Check them out at www.capmembers.com/library.

May 5, 2016

     http://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/CAP_Transition_to_ABUs_06DC64FB17483.pdf

May 2, 2016

2016 Scholarship Announcements 

April 12, 2016

The purpose of leadership education in the Cadet Program is to develop in cadets the ability to think independently and lead others in an atmosphere of teamwork and mutual respect.  As cadets advance through the program they study progressively more complex leadership principles.  New cadets start with a foundation in...

March 24, 2016

Our national commander and our CAP-USAF commander released a joint letter today calling for CAP members everywhere -- and that includes member of our cadet community -- to join in their commitment to incorporate safety into all facets of CAP. For the first time, safety is part of CAP's strategic...

March 9, 2016

    Where will you find the biggest cadet and composite squadrons in CAP? Manhattan? L.A.? On a massive Air Force base? Nope. One of our biggest cadet units is located in Concord, NH, (pop. 42,695). For years, I've watched this squadron thrive, despite it being located in a small...

March 7, 2016

The National Cadet Team is delighted to announce that the Wright Brothers, Mitchell, and Earhart milestone exams are now available online. As of today cadets may now take these exams online with the supervision of a testing officer.  Cadets have been able to take their leadership and aerospace achievement tests...

March 3, 2016

 In order to align with flight scholarship recipient announcement, we are postponing the deadline for cadets to accept their primary slot to attend an NCSA with the exception of IACE.  Cadets have until 30 April to accept their primary slot by paying their $150 deposit through eServices "Registration and Payment"...

February 29, 2016

Spotlight Oscar’s Best Picture Illuminates the Risks of Youth Sexual Abuse and Suggests Strategies for Keeping Kids Safe   If you want to understand why cadet protection is such an urgent matter, watch Spotlight, this year’s Oscar winner for Best Picture, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams.  ...

February 5, 2016

  Read the first blog post on CAPM 36-2203 for context.   Okay, drill fans.  I’ve taken a lot of the feedback you’ve sent me or blogged.  I appreciate the opinions of those who don’t believe we need a CAP D&C Manual, but I’ve made my argument to NHQ and...

January 29, 2016

FEMA Summer Internships Available...Limited Slots...Don't delay, apply today! Remember, to qualify for FEMA internships, applicants must be CURRENT students, at least half-time, and meet the minimum GPA requirement (2.0 for high school or undergrad, 3.0 for graduate). Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support) GS-399-2/5 (Grade varies by location) DC:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427846600...

January 25, 2016

In December 2015 the National Cadet Team published a draft CAPP 52-18 with a new model of fitness program for cadets.  This has generated a great deal of feedback which has been read with great interest.  We are now opening the program to interested units for beta testing.  We invite...

January 19, 2016

  CAP Members: A year ago, I was asked how we can improve drill in CAP, since it’s such a great leadership tool.  I asked to be allowed to put together a drill manual for CAP.  AFMAN 36-2203 works all right for the Air Force, but with the importance of drill...

December 22, 2015

  National Cadet Special Activity Timeline 2016 Most deadlines pushed back 2-3 weeks 1. NCSA Announcement. Applications for National Cadet Special Activities have traditionally opened on 15 December. This year that timeline is being adjusted slightly. All NCSAs will be announced on www.ncsas.com by Saturday 9 January. 2. Application Window....

December 8, 2015

NOTE: Registration is now OPEN UNTIL 31 JANUARY to be considered for primary status.  Late applications are accepted and will be placed in the alternate list.      

December 4, 2015

  A draft version of the proposed CAPP 52-18, Cadet Physical Fitness Program, has been published to the Proving Grounds.   The stated goal of the cadet physical fitness program is “to make you physically fit and to motivate you to develop a lifelong habit of exercising regularly.” Squadrons have been...

December 2, 2015

!! HOT HOT HOT!!!  !! HOT HOT HOT!!   NCSA Approved Winter Honor Guard Academy- KSWG - Applications now being accepted!  Apply now!  Late fees waived!    Kansas Wing Ceremonies School  December 27, 2015 - January 3rd, 2016 Salina, Kansas  CeremoniesSchool@KSWG.CAP.Gov   http://www.kswg.cap.gov/cadet-programs/ceremonies-school/student-applications  https://www.facebook.com/KansasWingCeremoniesSchool/

October 20, 2015

The shuttle run exercise from the Cadet Physical Fitness Test is discontinued effective 1 November 2015.  CAPR 52-16 and CAPP 52-18 have been updated to reflect this change.  Reports and other materials which reference the shuttle run will be updated over time. The National Cadet Team is in the middle...

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