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The SD Wing is proudly hosting a Color Guard Academy for all SD Cadet members. The Color Guard Academy's objective is to provide leadership training to cadets that will enable them to implement the Color Guard Program within their individual units as well as compete at the Wing level competition. The Color Guard Program contributes to both Civil Air Patrol and SD Wing by providing a highly visible public relations program. It allows cadets, and officers, to become Ambassadors for Civil Air Patrol and assist with both recruiting and retention.
The Color Guard Academy will offer a Basic Course and an Advanced Course. These will provide training in 4 Color Guard Elements; (1) The Indoor Presentation, (2) The Outdoor Presentation, (3) The Inspection, and (4) problem solving . There will also be training in several other l elements that pertain to the National Cadet Competition.
Plan to arrive Friday night the 2nd of December and plan on departing Sunday early afternoon the 4th of December. Travel should be arranged with your Squadron Commander. Registration is free! No charge! Bring your Class B Blues, a couple pairs of civillian clothing, your PT clothes, a sleeping bag and some toiletries. Remember to fill out a CAPF 32 and have it signed by your parents and bring it with you.
What is the cost of this event?
FREE. Food will be covered once you arrive. Feel free to bring some cash for your travel food.
Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
Yes. Your CAP ID is required to get onto the Air Force Base.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Your squadron will arrange transportation for you. Please work through your chain of command to let them know you are coming to the event. Once your Squadron Commander knows you want to come and have signed up, they will arrange a van to take you there.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You should bring your Class B Blues (cadets) or Corporate Uniform (Officers), a change of civilian clothes, youor PT clothes, toiletries, and a sleeping bag. And don't forget a signed CAPF 32
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please send all questions pertaining to the event to Maj. Nicholas Gengler @ email@example.com