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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...

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 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 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.

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...

December 1, 2011

The Application Modules for NCSAs and Scholarships are now available in eServices. Make sure you apply before the 15 January Deadline! For more information, you can go to our web sites: For NCSAs, www.ncsas.com For Scholarships, www.capmembers.com/scholarships

November 10, 2011

As we close in on the release of Learn To Lead modules III and IV, Curt wanted everyone to have the latest information about timelines and implementation. Please see his attached memo.

August 30, 2011

"Follow your dream & stay clean" Congratulations to Cadet Spencer Graham, NM wing, for his winning entry in the DDR slogan contest. His slogan was chosen out of 74 entries by a vote at the Annual Conference & National Board meeting in Louisville earlier this month. This slogan will be...

August 22, 2011

The current CAPR 51-1 Drug Demand Reduction Program, now 7 years old, has been updated and is available for field review in a working draft form. Its new number, 52-22, is a tangible statement that DDR is fully a part of the Cadet Program. The Cadet Program includes a character...

August 12, 2011

Every year as we head to the National Board Meeting we like to provide an update from Cadet World about what's new and what's on the horizon. Curt's brief is attached and you can take the quiz online at http://www.trainingsupportgroup.com/cp/login/index.php.  You will need to create an account to take the quiz.  The...

August 9, 2011

It gives me great pleasure to announce that General Courter has selected C/Col John Brennan  (MER-MD-042) to serve as Chair of the 2011 / 2012 National Cadet Advisory Council and C/Lt Col Arielle Weeks (RMR-UT-067) to serve as Vice Chair. Both cadets should be proud of their accomplishments that set...

August 9, 2011

National Flight Academies are some of our most popular activities.  This year the Glider Avademy in Rome, GA got great press coverage including video. We plan to expand our use of social media in our programs for the 2012 activities, stay tuned!

August 9, 2011

Lead..Fly..Explore The next frontier is… ROBOTICS! Our AE Team has launched a new STEM related program that provides beginning robotics activities that are low-cost and high-interest. The activities progress into challenges that will require more resources and ingenuity to perform. The Introduction to Robotics can be found in eServices with...

August 9, 2011

The Spaatz Association is accpting applications for the 2012 Aerospace Leadership Scholarships that will advance a cadet from their solo license to their actual pilot certification. Perhaps you may know a cadet who is deserving of this scholarship. Please pass the flyer on to those who may be interested in...

August 2, 2011

Joe, Steven, Neil, and I are pleased to welcome two newcomers to the NHQ Cadet Team. Becci Sundhagen is an over-achiever, a registered nurse, electrical engineer, private pilot, Norwegian speaker, and our newest Education Manager. She’ll be focusing on curriculum, especially character and DDR-related products, as well as fitness and...

July 12, 2011

Congratulations to the Southeast Region Drill team and the Pacific Region Color Guard for winning their divisions in the National Cadet Competition. Drill Team First - South East Region Second -Middle East Region Third - Pacific Coast Region Color Guard First - Pacific Region Second - North Central Region Third...

June 21, 2011

Good news for cadets. The front page story in today's USA Today reports that America is facing a pilot shortage. According to the story, Boeing forecasts a need for 460,000 new pilots over the next 18 years. The demand for pilots will be so great that the industry could face...

June 16, 2011

A new cadet video has been developed and is on CAPChannel for your use.  A thirty second ad will be available soon. Visit CAPChannel.com for more video resources!

June 3, 2011

The approval process for High Adventure Activities has been updated. If you have any questions, please advise safety@capnhq.gov. CAPR 52-16, Change 1, is in regards to Page 8, Paragraph 2-10, High Adventure Activities posted on the publications page at http://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/R052_016_2011_02_BFAB729553AB1.pdf The form referenced in this change is a CAPF 54 that can...

May 12, 2011

Cadet Programs is pleased to announce audio versions of the first three chapters of Learn to Lead. CP thanks CAP Lt Col James Shaw for producing these recordings that will benefit auditory learners and sight-disabled persons as well as many others. Please see the Learn to Lead page in the Cadet...

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