Air Academy Cadet Squadron
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado
Not for self, but for all.
Prospective Member Information

Information for Prospective Cadets

Cadet Eligibility

  • Must be between 12 and 18 years old.
  • Good Character
  • Maintain Good Grades in School.

New cadets at AACS will attend a tailored orientation program, the Basic Training Flight (BTF). The purpose of BTF is to foster a strong foundation and teamwork and increase the success of cadets in the CAP Cadet Program. The BTF will cover all CAP Cadet orientation information, leadership, character development, aerospace, drill, and physical fitness curriculum to take a new cadet from novice through their Hap Arnold Achievement which is Cadet Airman First Class, earning them their second stripe.

 This BTF program will meet each Monday evening for 16 weeks, Prospective cadets must have application submitted before the start date as determined by the BTF and Squadron Leadership

Visitors are encouraged to attend the AACS visitor's night, held the second Monday of each month, to get the most up-to-date information on the cadet program.  Arrive NLT 1745 at South Gate parking lot for van escort. (NOTE: June 2019 schedule change - visitor's night is the 3rd Monday, 17 June)


Please contact our BTF Leaders at for more information