Publications‎ > ‎News‎ > ‎

Local Cadets At Basic Training This Week

posted Jul 27, 2013, 10:16 AM by John Hughes   [ updated Jul 27, 2013, 10:21 AM by John Hughes ]
By Mike Holliday
August 18, 2011

Almost 100 cadets aged 12 to 16 from across Washington are rising to the challenge of a week of basic training at Cascade Falcon XVI, the Civil Air Patrol cadet summer encampment. Basic training is designed to be highly intense and challenging.  
Cadets at Cascade Falcon XVI Encampment

The challenge comes as much from the difficulty of the physical fitness training as it does from the required psychological adjustment to an unfamiliar way of life.