New Cadet Information

Shortly after joining CAP, you will receive a Welcome Kit in the mail. The Welcome Kit includes a special guide for new cadets, leadership and aerospace textbooks, and other resources to help cadets get started in CAP. For details and links to PDF’s visit CAP National website. HELP FOR NEW CADETS

Want to earn your first stripe? Visit Stripes to Diamonds. It’ll tell you exactly what you need to do to become a Cadet Airman. Keep track of your progress through the Cadet Program using the Personal Cadet Tracker. In a nutshell, the requirements are below…

How to Become Eligible for Promotion? 

1.   General Advancement Pre-Requisites  (Ref: CAPR 60-1, 5.2.3)
Be a current CAP cadet, as shown in eServices.
Possess a CAP uniform and wear it properly.
Be able to recite the Cadet Oath from memory.
Participate actively in unit meetings.

2.   Leadership:
Pass an online test on Learn To Lead chapter 1, with a grade of 80% or higher, open-book.
This test includes multiple-choice questions and a section testing performance in drill and ceremonies.

3.   Aerospace:
There is no requirement for the Curry Achievement.

4.   Fitness:
Attempt the cadet physical fitness test.
See where you are relative to the Healthy Fitness Zone.
Set personal goals and begin working towards them.

5.   Character:
Participate in the Cadet Wingman Course offered at the squadron.