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MajorPayne
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« on: March 15, 2012, 10:56:54 PM »

Hello everyone. I just figured I would start a thread about your fondest memory from CAP. This may be hit or miss but here it goes.

My fondest memory from CAP was probably my first colorguard competition. It was a truely amazing experience and showed me how all of our hard work had payed off. I will never forget that experience of a lifetime!
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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2012, 11:20:39 PM »

My best memory was looking at what we did to our escort's hotel room, at color guard competition. >:D

From then would probably be either doing an O-course with my Ultimate Cadet Challenge team or the O-course at encampment.
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2012, 03:14:03 PM »

My fondest memory? I have two.

The first one, an accident, which could have went horrible, but luckily I didn't get hurt. It was late night, and my squadron just finished up providing crowd control at an event for a local town. After being on our feet for basically the whole day, and having to tell people no, along with some thinking CAP was some military cover up for something they didn't know, we were all tired. Now, we had John Deer Gator's, borrowed from a Local ANG unit that a member was a part of. I was sitting in the back, after we crammed the back with has many cadets has "safely" possible. We are driving back to our little command post, and a buddy of mine said "Wow, if you drag your feet, you leave tracks!" I got the brilliant idea of trying it. Our driver, another ANG member, sped up after we got in a open field. Me feet got enough traction, and there I was sliding out of the back of a Gator. I hit the ground, rolled over to my side, and got up all within two seconds, because there was a truck driving behind us a good distance away. I start dying laughing, and when everyone sees I am okay, they all laugh.

Another fond memory is much more recent, but I have had a good time getting selected for positions. It is like a CAP "high". I was recently appointed to primary wing CAC and recently appointed to Flight Sgt. It is a CAP dream come true for me.
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2012, 04:25:21 PM »

It is hard to choose which memory is my fondest one from CAP.  I've been doing this for a while.  When I first returned to regular uniform wearing senior member status, I was wearing every piece of flair allowable on my service dress uniform at a wing level activity.  A cadet looked at my uniform and asked me why I was wearing a Curry ribbon as my highest ribbon if I had the Mitchell Award and several PD awards.  This confused cadet then asked why the white stripes were on the edges of the ribbon and didn't look like his Curry ribbon. 

I was impressed a Cadet NCO took him aside informed him that it was not a Curry ribbon.    It took about 30 seconds for the cadet to realize the mistake he had made as the other cadet was correcting him and went into a short class on the order of prescidence for ribbons. The offending cadet turned bright red and could have been confused for a stop light at the time.

It's been about 18 months since the event occurred.  I ran into the cadet at the Wing/CC's Call last month.  That cadet NCO (now a cadet officer) who corrected him had been mentoring him through E-Mail and at events they were at together ever since about uniforms, even though they are from opposite ends of NC.  Now he is probably one of the most knowledgeable (and tactful) people I've seen on uniform wear and appearance.  Seeing a person turn an embarrassing moment into a learning experience and then into motivation to improve their knowledge to the point of being a subject matter expert is rewarding enough.  Hearing that the cadet who corrected him continued to mentor him and help him develop his knowledge in that area after the event is one of the reasons I am still working with the Cadet Program.
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 06:56:15 PM »

Wow! These are some great stories!
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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2012, 09:42:08 PM »

Too many stories from encampment staff training weekends...
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2012, 09:13:14 PM »

I have three! They are funny, and some to people can be touching :)

My first is CPC. It was my first time. I LOVED playing Khajabi, I flipped in midair, so fun :P Met a lot of new people and made a lot of new friends!

Wing Comp. for CG 2012. We went bowling the last night of it. We messed around with our CG commander and then he wouldn't talk to any of us, haha :) But that was short lived. We watched Karate Kid, everyone loved that movie!

My encampment at camp Pendleton. My favorite part was Friday...such good times.

I don't know what I would do without CAP!
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« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2012, 05:53:56 PM »

I miss the last night of Encampment... Grogging everyone....  ;) Watching the skits... and watching the CC, the DCC and the DCD singing love songs to one of the flight sergeants...  ;) :P I miss everything about encmapment...  ;)
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« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2012, 08:32:04 PM »

"Senior Staff Meetings" at Jim & Kathy's(J&Ks) in Camp Douglas, WI about 1/2 mi. from the gate at Volk ANGB after a day of wrangling cadets at the ILWG Summer Encampments. Unfortunately, we don't go to Volk anymore and Jim sold the bar the year before our last year there.
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2012, 02:24:22 PM »

My favorite memory would be from encampment. There was this cadet in my flight, I will call him cadet A, every time that our flight sergeant told our flight to fall in, Cadet A would scream out Cadet B's name looking for him so cadet a would know where to fall in. The Funny part is that he would be looking around and jumping, so nervous it would be like gunshots were going off at the same time looking for cadet B. Along with this every time that the flight sergeant told our flight to go to Parade Rest. He would scream out NO windows. It was really funny.
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« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2012, 06:21:04 PM »

"Senior Staff Meetings" at Jim & Kathy's(J&Ks) in Camp Douglas, WI about 1/2 mi. from the gate at Volk ANGB after a day of wrangling cadets at the ILWG Summer Encampments. Unfortunately, we don't go to Volk anymore and Jim sold the bar the year before our last year there.
Good News!! Heard at encampment this year(in Springfield, IL) that Jim & Kathy's is back! Apparently, the new guy fell too far behind in the rent and Jim took it back over. Have to get back up to Camp Douglas again.
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« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2012, 08:04:13 PM »

"Senior Staff Meetings" at Jim & Kathy's(J&Ks) in Camp Douglas, WI about 1/2 mi. from the gate at Volk ANGB after a day of wrangling cadets at the ILWG Summer Encampments. Unfortunately, we don't go to Volk anymore and Jim sold the bar the year before our last year there.
Good News!! Heard at encampment this year(in Springfield, IL) that Jim & Kathy's is back! Apparently, the new guy fell too far behind in the rent and Jim took it back over. Have to get back up to Camp Douglas again.

Is that the place right across the highway from the front gate?
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« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2012, 09:39:36 PM »

No. That is the Target Bluff Hauser Haus. It is a German resteraunt, bar, and gift shop. To get to J & Ks you have to go into Camp Douglas itself. There is also the Runway's Edge which is on Volk itself down near where the old theater used to be. It is at the end of the 400 series of buildings north of the hotel/guest house they built several years ago.
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« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2012, 12:16:29 AM »

Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

-I had the awesome opportunity to watch an A-10 live fire demonstration (REAL AMMO!) from the top of a cliff.

-My little brother was trampled during PT and sent to the post hospital.

-The Army ROTC came through our encampment area in full cammo and gear doing low crawls while we sat on the steps and watched.

-Tank simulators.

-The Patton Museum.

Way too much more to mention on here but it was probably the best experience I had in CAP thus far!
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« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2012, 11:02:48 AM »

Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

-I had the awesome opportunity to watch an A-10 live fire demonstration (REAL AMMO!) from the top of a cliff.

-My little brother was trampled during PT and sent to the post hospital.

-The Army ROTC came through our encampment area in full cammo and gear doing low crawls while we sat on the steps and watched.

-Tank simulators.

-The Patton Museum.

Way too much more to mention on here but it was probably the best experience I had in CAP thus far!


Whoa! Tank sims?? Where did you do that?
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« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2012, 11:48:11 AM »



Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.




Whoa! Tank sims?? Where did you do that?

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« Reply #16 on: August 22, 2012, 11:48:25 AM »

Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

-I had the awesome opportunity to watch an A-10 live fire demonstration (REAL AMMO!) from the top of a cliff.

-My little brother was trampled during PT and sent to the post hospital.

-The Army ROTC came through our encampment area in full cammo and gear doing low crawls while we sat on the steps and watched.

-Tank simulators.

-The Patton Museum.

Way too much more to mention on here but it was probably the best experience I had in CAP thus far!


Whoa! Tank sims?? Where did you do that?

Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.
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« Reply #17 on: August 22, 2012, 11:53:34 AM »

Mine are somewhat disjointed and spread over many activities over the last 30 years or so. In no particular order:

1. Firing an M-16 for the first time (Fort Gordon, April 1981)
2. Buddy-seat parachute drop (Fort Benning, July 1981)
3. Huey ride (again Fort Benning)
4. Visiting the 24th Mech and playing with their tracks (Travis ANGB 1983)
5. Watching a C-130 do a live equipment drop, then doing a short landing and short power takeoff (FT Benning, 1982)
6. Watching Airborne graduation drop (FT Benning, 81 or 82)
7. Finding Ranger droppings (a belt of unused M-60 blanks, an M-16 magazine, and a map case) on various FTXs in the North Georgia mountains
8. Rappelling
9. Ascending out of a sinkhole
10. C-130 rides, especially the one to Wright-Patterson to visit the Air Force museum
11. Watching an F-16 do a live-fire pass at Hardwood Range, WI (1994 encampment, Volk ANGB) followed by a B-52 pass (no bombs, sadly)
12. The Leadership Reaction Course at FT Benning, 81 and 82
13. Winter FTXs at Armpit, AL (The stories from there alone make DI look tame)
14. Visiting Fort Rucker and the Army Aviation facility
15. My first o-flight where a cadet jerked the yoke around and nearly crashed us
16. Airshows airshows airshows!
17. Being finally promoted to Sergeant (now Senior Airman)
18. Getting stuck on the Armpit Highway (too many times to mention)
19. Never having an FTX called due to weather or equipment failure
20. AE Weekend at Oshkosh, WI
21. EAA Precautionary
22. The time at RCLS when some cadets broke into the tank park and accidentally started an M-60.
23. Flying the Delta simulators at Hartsfield Airport.
24. Getting a tour of Fifi, the only flying B-29
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« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2012, 04:20:06 PM »

Let's see here...1992 Joint Indiana & Kentucky Wing Encampment at Ft. Knox, KY.  I was 16.

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

-I had the awesome opportunity to watch an A-10 live fire demonstration (REAL AMMO!) from the top of a cliff.

-My little brother was trampled during PT and sent to the post hospital.

-The Army ROTC came through our encampment area in full cammo and gear doing low crawls while we sat on the steps and watched.

-Tank simulators.

-The Patton Museum.

Way too much more to mention on here but it was probably the best experience I had in CAP thus far!

I was there as well and still have the Tshirt! I have a ton of photos from that encampment!
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« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2012, 08:35:14 PM »

There are so many that I could easily throw one out there, but I don't know if it would truly be my fondest memory.  Honestly, EVERY TIME I put on my uniform as a cadet, whether it was for a trek to the group CAC meeting 2 hours away, or headed to the Air Traffic Control center in Hilliard, FL, I simply loved it!
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« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2013, 10:05:21 AM »

We had a SAR training day at Mountain Home AFB, and during lunch some of the Base Honor Guard guys let us mess with their nice drill M-1's. Needless to say I enjoyed the opportunity.

Only thing that caused a hiccup in the day was the fact that I was a dual CAP and JROTC guy, who was on the exhibition drill team of the latter, and as such, thought I knew the 'Cool Moves'. I knew that if you smacked the bolt release inside the M-1 quickly enough, you could make it out without getting your finger slammed.

It only took one shot of NOT being quick enough to make me realize it was a bad idea, as the end of my thumb ended up chambered in the rifle.   :-[
I ended up in base medical, had my hand wrapped up, and eventually everything grew back, but It was a very valuable life lesson.

Don't be stupid.  ::)
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« Reply #21 on: March 14, 2013, 09:36:28 PM »

My fondest CAP memory,so far, (I've only been in the program for four months.) would have to be my first O-Flight. Actually, it was my first airplane ride EVER (I've never flown commercially or anything.Talk about sheltered.) so I was very excited. It was that day I knew for sure I wanted to be a pilot. It was an amazing experience.

Another fond memory I have is our squadron banquet. I got to hang out with my CAP friend and the food was delicious. Especially the pie. Yummy pie. ;)
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« Reply #22 on: March 14, 2013, 09:38:14 PM »

 
 Yup. Squadron banquet. Good times. Good pie.

 
 
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« Reply #23 on: March 14, 2013, 09:39:12 PM »

 Another good memory would be the night i made color guard as junior flagholder, but we haven't even started practice yet. :-\
 
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« Reply #24 on: March 14, 2013, 09:42:30 PM »

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

How did that work out??  :clap: :clap:
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« Reply #25 on: March 15, 2013, 03:44:06 PM »

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

How did that work out??  :clap: :clap:

Long story short...

She passed away while we were still cadets...ended up marrying her best friend who was also a cadet with us...been 17 years and 4 kids now!
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« Reply #26 on: April 12, 2013, 06:57:21 PM »

My favorite memory would be from encampment. There was this cadet in my flight, I will call him cadet A, every time that our flight sergeant told our flight to fall in, Cadet A would scream out Cadet B's name looking for him so cadet a would know where to fall in. The Funny part is that he would be looking around and jumping, so nervous it would be like gunshots were going off at the same time looking for cadet B. Along with this every time that the flight sergeant told our flight to go to Parade Rest. He would scream out NO windows. It was really funny.
What flight were you in? I was in Charlie
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« Reply #27 on: October 10, 2013, 03:58:40 AM »

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« Reply #28 on: October 10, 2013, 09:45:00 AM »



So you were there?
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« Reply #29 on: October 13, 2013, 03:17:55 PM »

1.EVERYTHING at PAWG encampment- except maybe the yelling. :'( 
My favorite memory at enc 2013 was probably the one I posted somewhere else:

Hairspray
I went to PA wing encampment. TD01 Our flight commanders were constantly bellowing at us, "YOUR HAIR LOOKS ATROCIOUS!!, you should use so much hairspray, if you bump your head on your bunk, it won't hurt because you have a HELMET HEAD!  ...Training Day 03, the carbon monoxide detectors were going off. We found out it was from all the hairspray we were using. After that, no hairspray use was aloud inside the barracks.  ::)

anyway, - you know PAWG ENC [  >:D >:D ] (or maybe some of you)

2.Another was shooting the M9s and M16s with laser pointers on the ends.
 
3. and...probably another: The social on Friday night at the end of PAWG encampment. After all the stress the whole week, the social is a great high point before it ends.
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« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2013, 03:18:33 PM »



So you were there?

 :o :o :o  :angel:
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« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2013, 03:33:31 PM »

My favorite memory would be from encampment. There was this cadet in my flight, I will call him cadet A, every time that our flight sergeant told our flight to fall in, Cadet A would scream out Cadet B's name looking for him so cadet a would know where to fall in. The Funny part is that he would be looking around and jumping, so nervous it would be like gunshots were going off at the same time looking for cadet B. Along with this every time that the flight sergeant told our flight to go to Parade Rest. He would scream out NO windows. It was really funny.
:clap: :clap:


at pa wing enc this year, there was a cadet the staff called "duff man". His last name was Duff and he was LOUD! All of us would be eating in the chow hall...

(we weren't aloud to talk or look at anything but our food; If we did, it would be yelled in our faces:  "HI!!!,--YEAH I SAW THAT!!"  >:( or "WHY ARE YOU LOOKING AROUND!!?!--WHY--WHY?--IS THERE SOMTHING OVER THERE I SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?!!!" )

... and suddenly one of the staff would call out: "DUFF MAN---SOUND OFF!" and duff would stand at attention and yell, "DUFF MAN!!" , the staff would reply: "OH WHAT?!!!"    ---then he went:  "OHHHH YEAHHHH!

the staff would initiate this when no one was expecting. 
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« Reply #32 on: October 13, 2013, 03:34:23 PM »

-A female cadet I liked said yes to being my girlfriend.

How did that work out??  :clap: :clap:

Long story short...

She passed away while we were still cadets...ended up marrying her best friend who was also a cadet with us...been 17 years and 4 kids now!

awhhhhhhh  :)
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« Reply #33 on: October 13, 2013, 09:30:15 PM »

The best memories I have are as follows, in no particular order:

1. A ride in a Huey at my first encampment.
2. A ride in a C-130 at my 3rd-5th encampment
3. The time I was joined at breakfast by several girls who were attending cheerleading camp at my second encampment
4. My future stepmother finding 3 newborn kittens behind the mess hall at my first encampment, in 1981. They lived well into the late 90s.
5. Firing an M-16
6. The Ranger demonstration at Fort Benning, 1982
7. Watching the Airborne students do their graduation drop
8. The 150' drop tower in 1982. This is where I first met Colonel Jack
9. Rappelling at the 1982 Benning encampment
10. The Leadership Reaction Course, 1982
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« Reply #34 on: October 13, 2013, 10:39:12 PM »

As Squadron CC, getting to also fly the F-15 Strike Eagle simulator at Seymour Johnson AFB with the cadets.  The Sim view was of eastern NC and I was able to do a fly by of our Squadron building at W03 and to lob a few Eagle eggs into it.
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« Reply #35 on: April 03, 2014, 03:17:34 AM »

Too many to mention them all, but here's a couple:

First encampment - Tornado, International Space Station, Full Metal Jacket jelly donut scene on then C/FO Pyle, space camp cadets can't drill.

Most recent - Former chairman of the JCoS presenting my BMoV.
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« Reply #36 on: April 04, 2014, 08:19:18 AM »

Twenty years of them, but I'll try to keep it short....

1. First day of command. Nothing like the excitement and fear.
2. Last day of command.
3. Being an honor grad at NJ Wing's GSAR School.
4. The humbling feeling of receiving the Torch Award in 2 consecutive years.
5. Seeing young men and women go from being clueless cadets to today being NCOIC of a CST in the west, an accomplished skycop, 4 police officers, three career firefighters/EMTs, a couple teachers, and all around good citizens.
6. Meeting people who would mean more to me than family or friends.
7. Being invited to sit in on a Thunderbirds hot wash.
8. Joint Defender

Unitl now, I was actually considering retirement. I've done beaucoup stuff, and there isn't much more that I really wanted to do. Except to do it all over again...
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« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2014, 11:08:49 AM »

Fondest memories from CAP...

1)doing disaster relief work for Hurricane Hugo in 1989
2)sitting with the boom operator during a KC-135 flight at my first encampment
3)being in the Honor Flight at my second encampment
4)being able to have dinner with the USAF Thunderbirds after an airshow
5)being able to ride in a C-130 and C-141
6)seeing my MTI and his supervisor at BMT pick up my Mitchell Award and comment on it during our first inspection
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« Reply #38 on: June 25, 2014, 11:48:49 PM »

I want to add to mine:

"The day after giving up Squadron CC" as a great memory.
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« Reply #39 on: June 26, 2014, 06:14:30 PM »

I've got million priceless memories and I don't even have my Red Service yet! Here are a few:

Grogging my C/CC at encampment,
Being on Color Guard in a pass in-review in front of a one-star,
meeting my best friends,
watching a movie with the other cadre on the last night of encampment,
being accepted as a flight sergeant at encampment,
being at encampment with my friends,
joing the world of senior NCOs,
helping introduce new cadets to the CAP Cadet Program,

I could go on, but I'd never shut up.
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« Reply #40 on: June 26, 2014, 06:40:55 PM »

It's encouraging to see that enthusiasm from a young cadet.  Don't ever let anyone change that.
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« Reply #41 on: June 26, 2014, 08:50:41 PM »

It's encouraging to see that enthusiasm from a young cadet.  Don't ever let anyone change that.

 :) Thanks. CAP is my life, every one of my best memories comes from it!
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« Reply #42 on: July 12, 2014, 03:05:20 AM »

I've got million priceless memories and I don't even have my Red Service yet! Here are a few:

Grogging my C/CC at encampment,
Being on Color Guard in a pass in-review in front of a one-star,
meeting my best friends,
watching a movie with the other cadre on the last night of encampment,
being accepted as a flight sergeant at encampment,
being at encampment with my friends,
joing the world of senior NCOs,
helping introduce new cadets to the CAP Cadet Program,

I could go on, but I'd never shut up.

Oh yeah. It was really funny when you grogged your C/CC.
I'm sure she'll remember it vividly come staff interviews for the new term.

 ;)
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« Reply #43 on: July 12, 2014, 04:32:15 PM »

Some of my favorite memories (and I've only been in CAP 18-19 months), in no particular order:

Swearing in, when my cadet commander forgot parts of the cadet oath  :o
Getting soaked at a fundraiser (no, it wasn't raining)
Singing in the barracks at my basic encampment (I'm talking about songs, not jodies, and not when marching)
Dancing during aerospace presentations at encampment
Being on color guard for the cadet ball (wing conference)
Taking the grog at the cadet ball - it was actually sort of tasty :)
Doing impromptu skits the last night of encampment - they were so funny!
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« Reply #44 on: July 12, 2014, 11:33:40 PM »

I've got million priceless memories and I don't even have my Red Service yet! Here are a few:

Grogging my C/CC at encampment,
Being on Color Guard in a pass in-review in front of a one-star,
meeting my best friends,
watching a movie with the other cadre on the last night of encampment,
being accepted as a flight sergeant at encampment,
being at encampment with my friends,
joing the world of senior NCOs,
helping introduce new cadets to the CAP Cadet Program,

I could go on, but I'd never shut up.

Oh yeah. It was really funny when you grogged your C/CC.
I'm sure she'll remember it vividly come staff interviews for the new term.

 ;)

I thought it was actually quite hilarious, and so did everyone from our squadron >:D  ;D But yeah, I'm kinda not holding my breath on first shirt...  I have a feeling that I'll be paying for that grog sometime in the near future.  :o  I would also like to point out that I was advised to grog by a certain cadet Airman who was also about to grog that C/CC, before the encampment C/CC called her out anyway....
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