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posted Jul 1, 2013, 3:05 PM by Dan Whalen
Deputy Director for Cadet Programs: Curt LaFond –
National Cadet Programs Officer: Col Craig Treadwell –
National Cadet Special Activities (NCSA) Officer: Lt Col Joe Winter –
National Cadet Advisory Council (NCAC) Liaison Officer: Lt Col John Erickson –
Drug Demand Reduction Officer: Lt Col Jett Mayhew –

Summer National Cadet Special Activities (NCSAs): Over 1,000 cadets have been slotted for 25+ summer NCSAs. Cadets have until 15 April to accept their slot and pay their activity tuition. Cadets may continue to apply for NCSAs up until their activity begins, but applications received will be placed on the alternates’ list. A detailed FAQ is available at
National Cadet Competition: The competition will be held in Dayton, Ohio, from 17-20 July. For more information, please see

College & Flight Scholarships: CAP’s Scholarship Fund totaling $43K, plus more than $100K in scholarships from other sources is ready to be awarded. Award of the scholarships is dependent on the winners’ providing transcripts and other documentation. For a list of scholarship winners and a detailed FAQ, please see
Annual Awards: Regions and wings are asked to inform CAP NHQ/CP of their Squadron of Merit and Squadron of Distinction winners, respectively, as soon as possible. Regions also need to identify the winning wing for the Cadet Program Mission Award, Cadet of the Year Award, and Sorensen Award no later than 15 April. Additionally, for the latest data on the Quality Cadet Unit Award, please see

Cadet Protection Policy: A group of CAP and Air Force officials, joined by experts from outside agencies, is developing recommendations to update the CAP Cadet Protection Policy, particularly in regards to preventing child sexual abuse. A summary of recommendations will be posted on the Cadet Blog in April.

Drug Demand Reduction Regulation: The DDR regulation, CAPR 52-22, is now in effect and available at

Cadet Honor Academy (CHA): An interim curriculum and program guide is available for regions and wings that wish to conduct a Cadet Honor Academy. The CHA prepares cadets to serve on color guards and honor guards. For details, please see

Cadet Uniform Program: We will begin distributing cadet uniforms again as soon as the remainder of CAP’s fiscal year funding has been received.