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C/Capt Willis Promotion

Willis Family with Eaker Award
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Willis Family with Eaker Award : L to R 1st Lt Willis, NC-301, C/Capt Willis, NC-007, Capt Willis, Commander Apex Cadet Squadron, NC-301. Photo credit: CMSgt Holmes, Fayettville Composite Squadron, NC-007. (click image to view full size)
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C/Capt Willis Presented with Eaker by Col Kenneth Moss, Commander, 440th Airlift Group at Pope Army Airfield

4/1/2015–– C/Capt Kyra Willis, Flight Officer with Fayetteville Composite Squadron, NC-007 received Amelia Earhart award after completing the following requirements: 

“The Amelia Earhart Award is the third Milestone in the cadet program and marks the completion of Phase III, the Command Phase.  To earn the Amelia Earhart Award and the grade of Cadet Captain a cadet must complete the promotion eligibility requirements.  This cadet has passed two comprehensive exams covering leadership theory and aerospace topics, written a Staff Duty Analysis, completed the Cadet Physical Fitness Test, served as a staff member and met specific leadership expectations. 

Within Civil Air Patrol, they are now eligible to participate in the International Air Cadet Exchange Program.  Any cadet who has earned this award, and who later enters CAP's Senior Member program, is eligible for immediate promotion to CAP First Lieutenant at age 21 and credited with the technician rating in the Cadet Programs Officer Specialty Track.

Only 5% of Civil Air Patrol cadets will obtain the Amelia Earhart Award.  Be sure to congratulate them on their achievement!” Source: