Help for New Cadets




     Free Cadet Uniform Program


   Uniform Mini  Poster  


   Leadership Volume 1


          FLASH CARDS

            Printable PDF


        Jeopardy !Curry Achievement 


   Cadet Stuff Web Forum



1.  How do I earn my first promotion?
Visit Stripes to Diamonds. It'll tell you exactly what you need to do to become a Cadet Airman. And if your New Cadet Kit hasn't arrived yet, you can download Chapter 1 of the leadership textbook above.

2.  Where's my membership card?
You should receive your CAP ID card in the mail within 2 weeks of joining. If yours hasn't arrived, please contact us.

3.  What is my CAPID?
Your CAPID is a 6-digit identification number. It's found on your membership card and in E-Services.

4.  What is E-Services
E-Services is your online membership record. Be sure to visit E-Services, create your free account, and verify that we have your correct contact information.

5.  How do I get my free cadet uniform?
Please visit our Cadet Uniform Program page for details.

6.  How am I supposed to wear my uniform?
Download the uniform mini-posters above (they're also in your New Cadet Kit).For tips and tricks, visit Cadet Stuff.And for full details, see CAPM39-1, "CAP Uniform Manual."

7.  How do I get insignia and patches for my uniform?
First, check with your squadron -- they might have insignia for you. If not,you can purchase them from our vendor, Vanguard.

8.  How do I get my cadet binder and textbooks?
About 2 weeks after joining, you should receive a New Cadet Kit in the mail. If you haven't received yours yet, please contact us.

9.  What are some general hints that will help me get the most out of CAP?
Check out our Top Ten wallet card, which is included in your New Cadet Kit.

10.  Where do I go if I have more questions?
Talk with local leaders in your squadron, especially your Cadet Element Leader or Cadet Flight Sergeant. Their job is to help you succeed in CAP. You also might want to check out the CAP Knowledgebase and the articles and forums at Cadet Stuff.Moms and dads should visit our Parents' Page.