The awards and decorations of the civil air patrol are designed to recognize heroism, service, and program achievements of members of the civil air patrol (cap) of the united states of america the cap is the official auxiliary of the united states air force, and these awards are made to improve the esprit de corps of members these awards are all worn in the form of medals or ribbons and.
General ira c eaker award the general ira eaker award is the fourth milestone in the cadet program and marks the completion of phase iv, the executive phase to earn the general ira eaker award and the grade of cadet lieutenant colonel a cadet must complete the promotion eligibility requirements. Virginia wing apps cadets who need to test sooner (immediately after eaker) may submit a request prior to completion of eaker award and explain their desire/need to test immediately this will allow approval conditional upon award of the eaker and allow coordinating with the proctor character development essay (written or typed) cadet.
General ira c eaker was one of the forefathers of an independent air force with general (then major) spaatz, in 1929 eaker remained aloft aboard the question mark , a modified atlantic-fokker c-2a, for nearly a week, to demonstrate a newfound capability of aerial refueling. Components of the spaatz award exam the spaatz award exam contains four portions cadets must pass each to earn the spaatz award.
Cadet staff sergeant (c/ssgt) is the fifth enlisted grade in the civil air patrol cadet program it is granted alongside the wright brothers award, which is the first of 5 milestone awards given in the cadet program formerly the wright brothers achievement (which accompanied c/sra prior to april 2003), it was made an award to mark the completion of the first phase of the cap cadet program. Civil air patrol hands out awards to alaskans news home more from news of the north friday, october 27th, 2017 7:17am an essay exam testing their moral reasoning, a comprehensive written exam on leadership, and a comprehensive written exam on aerospace education - general ira c eaker award: cadet c/col garrett o anderson -.
Re: eaker essay « reply #3 on: june 28, 2018, 11:19:58 am » i know this essay is for your eaker, and is not a controlled closed book exam, however i would suggest removing your work from this thread, and going thru more appropriate channels.
The 2018 essay contest is open to both us and international applicants, including those from programs outside the us prizes first-place award is $10,000 and an expense-paid trip (economy class travel and one-night hotel stay) to new york city to meet the 2018 lasker award winners (on september 21, 2018.
For the eaker award alone, a cadet must attend a leadership school, pass a physical training test, write an essay on one of the topics given to choose from, and present a speech on the topic of his essay i had the honor of being handed my award certificate by cap colonel john knowles, civil air patrol middle east region commander. Gen ira c eaker award position statement the spaatz association, inc the board of the directors, representing nearly 1,700 members of the spaatz association, inc, is concerned about the current status of the gen ira c eaker award (“eaker award”) and the impact of this award on the cap cadet program. Cadet ribbons senior member ribbons civil air patrol ranks cadet ranks senior member ranks emergency services encampment a graded essay and a physical fitness test the spaatz award is arguably the most difficult honor to earn in the cap cadet program general ira c eaker award ira c eaker ribbon.