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September 12, 2012

As we transition to a new fiscal year, please be aware that the Cadet Uniform Program that provides new cadets with a “Blues” uniform will be on hold from (roughly) September 20th until late October, depending upon when CAP receives its FY13 funding from the Air Force. Cadets and commanders...

August 21, 2012

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's AV8RS program was created to help develop a new generation of pilots and members and to raise awareness of aviation and flight through education, engagement and cultivation. For more information, go to Membership is free to teens ages 13 to 18, and, if you...

July 25, 2012

On Saturday 04 August, all CAP members are invited to participate in a list of 1-hour webinars. You can join in from your home, office, or squadron during any of 5 different times. For more information, please check out the DDR Webpage at

July 13, 2012

HOT!  Seeking CAP Cadets for CyberPatriot V Beta Test 20 July The AFA CyberPatriot office is conducting  a remote Beta testing of the new software to be used in CyberPatriot V and is seeking CAP cadets to participate.  The testing will take place on Friday, 20 July, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT...

June 14, 2012

The National Commander is looking for a qualified member to fill an important National Staff volunteer position -- National Cadet Advisory Council Liaison.  The National Cadet Advisory Council Liaison position was established to assist the National Leadership with the planning and successful implementation of their goals and vision for the National Cadet...

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  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

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...

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 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, For 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  You will need to create an account to take the quiz.  The...

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