Florida Wing Cadet Programs News

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Florida Cadets Participate in a KC135 Orientation Flight at MacDill AFB
By Capt. David Taylor
February 6, 2019
Cadets from Group 3 take an orientation flight on a U.S. Air Force KC-135 from MacDill Air Force Base
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Florida Wing 2019 Special Acts and Selection Boards
By Capt. Sybrian Castleman
February 4, 2019
Florida Wing Special Acts and Selection Board Award Winners for 2019
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FLWG Group 7 Supports Miami-Dade 2019 STEAM Expo
By Lt Col Trevor Stewart
January 26, 2019
FLWG Group 7 seniors and cadets participate in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2019 STEAM Exposition
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Student Leadership Academy Cadet Squadron's Rocketry Day a Blast!
By Major Madeline Kirsten
December 3, 2018
Student Leadership Academy Cadets successfully launch rockets from their Rocketry STEM kit.

75th Cadet Year

Even before the Civil Air Patrol completed its first year of service to the nation, CAP leaders recognized that to truly fulfill its mission, it needed to “extend the opportunities for service . . . to the young people of the United States.” And so on 1 October 1942, CAP created a Cadet Program. National Commander Earle Johnson urged every squadron and flight to “take prompt action in organizing a counterpart (cadet) unit for the young people of its community.”