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April 11, 2012

Please take a minute to read the latest article from Major Donna Bracken, DDRA NM Wing. In this article she tells us all about the wing's successful National Character Day. It is filled with many ideas and suggestions to get your creative thoughts flowing on hosting your own National Character Day....

April 11, 2012

After a 2nd National All Service Division CyberPatriot Championship for CAP, and much pride for our entire organization, Gen Carr is sending CAP’s leadership a “Call for CyberPatriot Support” letter.   Please share this letter with all squadron commanders to encourage them to organize a team for the 2013 CyberPatriot competition.  We hope that CAP...

March 22, 2012

http://www.vitalvoices.org/annpower  The Vital Voices Global Partnership is offering fellowships for young women in the 10th & 11th grades (rising high school juniors & seniors) through a leadership forum. This is a limited opportunity and applications must be received by March 31! Apply at their website!

March 8, 2012

The Testing Officer Quick Reference has been updated so unit testing officers will have the most recent guidance. You can view the document in the Cadet Library at capmembers.com/library.

March 8, 2012

Do you row to stay in shape? Now you can log your workouts for CAP's virtual rowing team! Create your free personal rowing logbook, receive inspiration and workout tips, and help Team Civil Air Patrol compete against other virtual teams online: http://log.concept2.com/challenge/univStandings2012.asp?sort=distance

March 8, 2012

The Academy of Model Aeronautics publishes a youth newsletter, which is now available to CAP cadets and volunteers. Visit the AMA Youth Newsletter page (linked from the Cadet Programs Library) to read the latest issue. New issues will be posted as they become available.

March 7, 2012

Do you have a great success story or interesting presentation that would be suitable for delivery at CAP’s annual conference in August? Cadet Programs wants to put you on the stage! Please send proposals for your presentations, or ideas for presentations you’d like to see, to Steven Trupp (strupp@capnhq.gov) by...

March 7, 2012

Civil Air Patrol is proud to offer, along with our partners, academic and flight scholarships to deserving cadets and seniors.  The list of the 2012 scholarship awards is now available.

March 6, 2012

Each year, Civil Air Patrol is required to provide a compiled report of Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) Program activities and spending to the Air Force Surgeon General. The report outlines the DDR initiatives for the past year, gives an overview of funds spent, and highlights program successes. The 2011 annual report...

March 1, 2012

Are you feeling left out because you don’t have an Air Force installation nearby? Are you hosting drug-free outreach activities or events? Are you looking for drug-free education resources and promotional items? These funds are for you! Cadet Programs has received extra funds this year that are specifically dedicated to...

February 6, 2012

CAPP 52-12, Required Staff Training, has been updated and is available in draft form on the Cadet Proving Grounds. This training is required for all staff, cadets and senior members alike, at cadet activities lasting 4 days or longer. The new materials include an instructor guide, student guide, and PowerPoint...

February 3, 2012

Do you consider yourself an encampment expert? Are you skilled in curriculum development, including lesson plans and learning objectives? The Cadet Programs team needs your help! We are looking for 3 volunteers to travel to Maxwell AFB over the weekend of April 27-29, 2012, to participate in an all-day encampment curriculum planning...

February 1, 2012

CAP Pamphlet 52-23, Cadet Protection Policy Implementation Guide, has been approved and published for use in the field. Download your copy of this valuable resource from the CAP Publications page or the Cadet Programs Resource Library. CAPP 52-23 describes the advantages of the Cadet Program’s military training, defines military intensity levels,...

January 30, 2012

209 units earned the title "Quality Cadet Unit" for 2011, up from 118 units in 2010! A total of 60 units were repeat winners, appearing on both the 2010 and 2011 winners' lists. The updated criteria to earn the 2012 award have been posted, and certificates for 2011 awards will be...

January 27, 2012

http://www.capvolunteernow.com/todays-features/?fiscal_2012_budget_fully_restored&show=news&newsID=12397 There will be money available for cadet o-flights and our other programs for 2012!

January 24, 2012

CAP picked up the two wildcard positions and will have four teams at the CyberPatriot Finals in National Harbor, MD!This is the second year that CAP teams have picked up the wildcard positions.The four squadrons representing CAP this year at the finals are Big Sioux Composite, SD; Colorado Springs Cadet,...

January 11, 2012

Imagine you are in an elevator. The door opens, and guess who’s there? It’s the National Commander. Or perhaps it’s your state’s governor, or a pro athlete whom you admire. You’ll have a minute or two with this VIP until he gets off on his floor. What do you do?...

January 9, 2012

Drug Demand Reduction Program Introduces a Speech Contest. This week, look for the details of the NEW Cadets Leading the Way to Your Future Speech Competition. We will be sending the details via email to all wing DDRA, Region DDRC, and DCP. It will also be posted on the DDR resource...

January 9, 2012

On March 21, 2012, thousands of youth in every state and around the world will STAND OUT … SPEAK UP … and SEIZE CONTROL AGAINST BIG TOBACCO. Kick Butts Day is a nationwide event targeting tobacco use and youth. Your unit can qualify for a mini grant of $500 or $1,000...

January 6, 2012

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...

January 6, 2012

Drugs: What is the Answer? Read the recent article written by Major Donna Bracken, New Mexico Wing DDR Administrator, concerning DDR and the role of making responsible choices. Here is a link to the article.

January 3, 2012

Pre-press versions of Learn to Lead Volumes 3 and 4 have been posted. These temporary files, containing all text but without photos and sidebars, can be used by cadets to study for online leadership exams (available after 10 January). Full-color drafts with photos and formatting will be posted as soon as they are...

December 21, 2011

It’s the season for awards! Grab a blank CAPF 58 or CAPF 120 and submit your nominations for the following awards: Cadet of the Year, Brewer Aerospace Award, Air Force Association Award, Air Force Association AE Cadet of the Year, DDR Member of the Year, Outstanding DDR Wing of the...

December 11, 2011

In response to more organizations (not limited to cadet activities at NHQ) wanting to use an online capability to track applications and reporting you will see a couple of changes to the NCSA Main Menu in the near future: 1. The name will change to Registration And Payment System 2....

December 5, 2011

Funds for cadet orientation flights, new cadet kits, and cadet uniforms have been turned back on! - O-rides can commence (starting 28 November, 2011) - Backlogged AE modules are now being shipped (2,500 packets total) - New cadet kits are being shipped, starting with backlogs (800 binders total) - Limited...

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