Cadet Basic Knowledge
Cadet Oath: “I pledge that I will serve faithfully in the Civil Air Patrol
cadet program, and that I will attend meetings regularly, participate
actively in unit activities, obey my officers, wear my uniform properly,
and advance my education and training rapidly to prepare myself to be
of service to my community, state and nation.”
Civil Air Patrol Motto: “Semper Vigilans” – Latin for „Always Vigilant‟.
The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Honor Code: “We will not
lie, steal, or cheat, nor tolerate among us anyone who does.”
The primary purpose of drill in CAP is to Learn Teamwork.
The Missions of Civil Air Patrol are Emergency Services, Aerospace
Education, and Cadet Programs.
The Chain of Command is: The succession of commanding officers
through which command is exercised.
Leadership requires Respect for Authority, Attitude, Integrity, self-
discipline, and Listening.
Self-discipline: “Doing what needs to be done without being told to do
Squadron Motto: “ABOVE HONOR”