RECIPIENTS OF MAJOR NATIONAL AWARDS 2011
Recognized by the Air Force Association, the CAP Cadet of the Year must demonstrate outstanding leadership in CAP as well as academic excellence. The nominee must have earned the Amelia Earhart Award and be a current CAP member. The Cadet of the Year receives a one-year membership in AFA and a commemorative plaque.
JACK SORENSON CADET PROGRAM OFFICER
This award recognizes the Cadet Programs Officer who has contributed most to Civil Air Patrol Cadet Programs. It is named in honor of John V. “Jack” Sorenson, considered by most to be the architect of the revised Cadet Programs in practice in CAP since 1964.
SQUADRON OF DISTINCTION
One Squadron of Distinction is selected for recognition at the Annual Conference Recognition Ceremony each year. The Squadron receives a $500 award sponsored by the family of Brigadier General F. Ward Reilly, former Chairman of the CAP National Board.
CADET PROGRAMS MISSION AWARDS
SPECIAL AWARDS FOR CADETS
Frank G. Brewer, Sr. CAP Memorial Aerospace Award
Air Force Association Award
Air Force Association AE Cadet of the Year Award
Air Force Sergeants' Association
The Presidential Physical Fitness Award
John V. "Jack" Sorenson Cadet Programs Officer of the Year Award
DDR Member of the Year Award
Squadron Physical Fitness Award
Outstanding DDR Wing of the Year
Quality Cadet Unit Award
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