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AFA's CAP Outstanding Squadron Cadet Recognition



The Air Force Association Awards Outstanding CAP Cadets with the “Civil Air Patrol Outstanding Squadron Cadet of the Year Award”

The AFA is proud to support the accomplishments of cadets at the grassroots level with a CAP cadet award package that includes a silver medal accompanied by a sky-blue ribbon and a downloadable certificate. The AFA requests the certificate be inscribed by the unit commander before the presentation ceremony.  
Each year, between 1 December and 15 January, each squadron may request an award package to present to one outstanding cadet from
For award information, click HERE

For award order form, click HERE. (Please submit to only.)

For downloadable and fillable certificate, click HERE. (The AFA has changed to a downloadable form. CAP has made it fillable for typing the information for the cadet's award.)

     * Please contact the closest AFA chapter (chapter locator HERE) and request a representative for the presentation. 

For the after-action report form, click HERE. (Please submit photos of presentation with AFA representative with report, if possible.)

***NOTE: CAPR 39-3 (page 24) still has old, incorrect info, so, please follow the guidance herein to send all requests via e-mail to and NOT to the AFA National address. A request for 39-3 change has been submitted.
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