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Welcome, parents and families. Through their experiences as CAP cadets, young people develop into responsible citizens and become tomorrow's aerospace leaders. CAP is the volunteer, nonprofit auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. Its three missions are to develop its cadets, educate Americans on the importance of aviation and space, and perform life-saving, humanitarian missions.

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Outcomes Youth Achieve as Cadets

● Leadership Training: a thoughtful approach to problem-solving & practical skills for leading in a diverse world

● Aerospace Education: familiarity with aerospace sciences and cyber, plus awareness of career options

● Fitness Education: lifelong habit of regular exercise and a commitment to a drug-free lifestyle

● Character Education: a personal code of honor and the moral reasoning skills to make tough decisions

 - 82% of cadets earn B’s or better at school

 - 76% “strongly believe” in community service

 - 72% interested in military service

 - 65% interested in aviation careers

Cadet Life Video

For a visual overview of the CAP Cadet Program, please watch our Cadet Life video

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For details about the Cadet Program, please see our Parents' Guide to the CAP Cadet Program

Parents' Guide

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● Para mas detalles sobre el Programa de Cadetes, vea nuestra Guia para Padres

● Favor de comunicarse con nuestro reclutador el Capitan Anibal Pacheco para mas información

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