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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 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 8, 2016

  Extension: Youth Preparedness Council Applications Due March 20 Due to numerous requests, the deadline for Youth Preparedness Council applications has been extended to Sunday, March 20, 11:59 p.m. PDT. In addition, FEMA will accept applications for students currently in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade that are engaged in individual and...

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 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 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/

July 29, 2015

  What's new and in development for the CAP Cadet Program? The Cadet News + Innovations booklet provides a summary. Inside you'll find cadet news -- information about projects that are already underway that we'd like you to know about. You'll also find cadet innovations -- information about projects in...

June 19, 2014

    The June 2014 edition of CAPR 52-16, Cadet Program Management, is now available.  What’s in the new version? Mostly just housekeeping edits along these lines: -        References the new encampment curriculum that is already in operation this summer -        Introduces the “Cadet Wingman Course,” wrapping the Curry’s introduction...

May 29, 2014

Since the publication of the April 2014 CAPR 52-10, some of the most frequent questions coming in about the changes have been regarding the new CAPF 32 Cadet Activity Permission Slip.  We have put many of the questions with their answers on a new page in the Library.  If you...

May 29, 2014

Starting this week when a cadet's promotion is approved in eServices their notification email will include a link to share the good news on Facebook.  If a cadet chooses to share the information a picture of their new grade insignia will post on their Wall.  Friends and family who follow...

March 31, 2014

   CADET BLOG SPECIAL BULLETIN for REGION & WING DCPs    31 March 2014       Good news. More than $950,000 is available to support cadet programs during FY 14, with the majority of the funds directed at the region and wing levels. This money is aimed primarily at programs supporting the...

December 17, 2012

  A special message for the Honor Guard Academy and overall CAP cadet communities   The Honor Guard Academy has successfully introduced hundreds of cadets to honor guard principles and the drug-free message over the past several years, thanks to a dedicated staff who’ve done a superb job. Many have...

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....

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 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 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...

October 31, 2011

Because the Congress has not yet passed the 2012 budget, CAP is having to put a temporary hold on cadet flying and the shipment of textbooks and uniforms that normally follows soon after a cadet joins CAP. The budget situation does not affect Vanguard purchases. We are sorry for the...

June 7, 2011

Cadet Programs has revised the online test banks for Learn to Lead Chapters 1-8. We are currently making revisions to the hard-copy tests associated with these online tests.

May 16, 2011

Cadet Programs has revised the online test banks for Learn to Lead Chapters 1-3 and is currently editing the test banks for Chapters 4-8. We believe these revisions will greatly assist cadets taking online tests.

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...

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...

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