The Cadet Series: Young Marines

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It’s no secret, to be a Marine you must have the will to do so. But what about at the cadet level? The Young Marines are special too. Some people would have you think that the young Marines organization is out to completely militarize America’s youth. I find that hard to believe. Let’s take a look at the Young Marine …

The Cadet Series: US Navy Sea Cadets

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From their website: Since 1958 the Naval Sea Cadet Corps has been committed to providing American youth with a drug and alcohol free environment to foster their leadership abilities, broaden their horizons through hands-on training and guide them to becoming mature young adults. Sea Cadet organizations exist in most of the maritime nations of the world. Recognizing the value of …

The Cadet Series: American Military Cadets

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A little-known program, but quickly gaining more and more exposure, is the American Military Cadet Corps (AMCC). It is just like US Navy Sea Cadets or Civil Air Patrol, but for the Army and like Sea Cadets, USAC offers hands-on real-world training just like Soldiers get. Pardon the expression but, USAC is Army JROTC on steroids. Strength and Honor! This motto …

The Cadet Series: Civil Air Patrol

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The US Air Force’s Auxiliary is known as the Civil Air Patrol. From the CAP website: In the late 1930s, more than 150,000 volunteers with a love for aviation argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country.  As a result, the Civil Air Patrol was born one week prior to …