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Sep 20, 2016

Squadron 44 Receives Quality Cadet Unit Award for 2016


CONCORD - This national award objectively measures all squadrons based on categories that demonstrate strong program fundamentals that lead to having a vibrant and successful Cadet Program.
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This national award objectively measures all squadrons based on categories that demonstrate strong program fundamentals that lead to having a vibrant and successful Cadet Program.

In the California Wing, which has 57 Cadet units, only 10 achieved this award—Squadron 44 being one of them.

The Quality Cadet Unit Award is based on meeting at least 6 of the following 10 challenging metrics and criteria:

  • Adult Leadership: Unit has at least 3 Training Leaders of Cadets graduates on its roster
  • Aerospace: Unit earned the Aerospace Excellence Award (AEX)
  • Cadet Achievement: 40% of cadets on roster have attained the Wright Brothers Award
  • DDR Participation: 20% of cadets on roster have completed DDRx or unit participated in RRLA
  • Encampment: 50% of cadets on roster have completed encampment
  • Enrollment: Unit has at least 35 cadets listed on its roster
  • Growth: Unit’s cadet roster increased by 10%, or 10 cadets
  • Orientation Flights: 70% of cadets on roster have participated in at least 1 flight
  • Retention: Unit retained 40% of first year cadets
  • CyberPatriot: Have one or more teams competing in CyberPatriot

Congratulations to the Senior Members and Cadets who diligently work hard to make Squadron 44 a successful and distinguished unit.


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