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California Wing Commander Announces 2020 Quality Cadet Unit Awards

December 17, 2020

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Dear Fellow California Wing Members,

I am very proud to announce that 15 Cadet Squadrons in California Wing earned the Quality Cadet Unit Award for 2020.  Even in these trying times, these units were able to meet or exceed the criteria for this much sought after award.  Those units are:

CA 015 PCR-CA-015 EAST BAY CADET SQDN 18

CA 096 PCR-CA-096 DIABLO COMPOSITE SQDN 44

CA 146 PCR-CA-146 LT COL ARTHUR KING COMPOSITE SQUADRON 50

CA 169 PCR-CA-169 FRESNO COMPOSITE SQUADRON 112

CA 214 PCR-CA-214 JON E. KRAMER COMPOSITE SQDN 10

CA 240 PCR-CA-240 SANTA BARBARA COMPOSITE SQDN 131

CA 246 PCR-CA-246 SHASTA COMPOSITE SQDN 126

CA 282 PCR-CA-282 BRACKETT COMPOSITE SQDN 64

CA 334 PCR-CA-334 JOHN J. MONTGOMERY CADET SQDN 36

CA 346 PCR-CA-346 TRI-VALLEY COMPOSITE SQUADRON 156

CA 389 PCR-CA-389 MERCED COUNTY COMPOSITE SQDN 147

CA 410 PCR-CA-410 CLOVER FIELD COMPOSITE SQDN 51

CA 414 PCR-CA-414 SAN FRANCISCO CADET SQDN 86

CA 441 PCR-CA-441 SAN DIEGO CADET SQDN 144

CA 473 PCR-CA-473 SOUTH SAN DIEGO CADET SQDN 201

The 2021 criteria upon which this award will be based includes: 

*Cadet Achievement:  40% of cadets on roster have attained the Wright Brothers Award     

Adult Leadership: Unit has at least 3 Training Leaders of Cadets graduates on its roster

*Onboarding:  80% of all new cadets from 31 August 2020 earned Achievement 1 in 8 weeks

Aerospace: Unit earned the Aerospace Excellence Award (AEX) during previous year or unit sent in an AAR after ordering a STEM Kit

*Enrollment: Unit has at least 20 cadets listed on its roster

*Outside Activities: Unit hosted a Red Ribbon Leadership Academy or participated in a STEM competition listed below 

Emergency Services: 60

For more information regarding this award, please go to:  https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/programs/cadets/cpofficer/quality-cadet-unit-award

I would like to congratulate those units that achieved this award and encourage everyone to work towards achieving this award each and every year.



Very respectfully,

Col Ross E. Veta, CAP

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