Executive Staff descriptors

The following is considered the Executive Staff.  Other descriptors will be added on the Staff Page as developed.  Thank you for patience.

Cadet Executive Cadre Position Descriptions. The following are position descriptions for executive cadre members of the Cadet Training Group. These descriptions are not intended to limit or restrict action; they are merely presented to give general direction and background for each cadre position. The Executive Cadre consists of the CTG Commander, Deputy Commander for Operations, Deputy Commander for Support, CTG Superintendent, CTS Commanders, the Cadet Curriculum & Planning Officer, and the Advanced Training Squadron (ATS) Commander.

Cadet Training Group Commander. (CTG/CC) Leads the CTG in the implementation of the encampment program. He/she is responsible to the Encampment Commander for the overall encampment program. The Commandant of Cadets is the senior advisor to the Group Commander.

Leads the officers of the CTG, to ensure proper implementation of the encampment program.
The maintenance and consistency of training standards throughout the wing encampment program.
Serve as a role model and example for all the members of the Cadet Training Group.
Provides counseling services when appropriate.
Provide an appropriate forum for feedback and criticism of the encampment program.
Fostering cohesiveness, teamwork 
and unity of purpose within the unit.

Examples of tasks:
In consultation with appropriate senior staff, the selection of the Cadet Deputy Commanders.  Assists in the selection of qualified senior cadets for service at the group cadre level.  Approval of the Cadet SOP and its supplement(s) for each encampment.
Conducts the group inspection at all Texas Wing encampments.  In consultation with appropriate senior staff, supervises the creation and content of the encampment schedule.
Cadet Deputy Commander for Operations. (CTG/CDO) The Cadet Deputy Commander for Operations is primarily responsible for coordinating, controlling and directing the training activities of the CTG. The Deputy Commander for Operations is directly responsible to the Group Commander for the training and performance of all training personnel at the encampment.

Leads the training of all the training personnel at the encampment.
Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of the Cadet Training Squadron Commanders. (Group level encampments only).
Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
Compliance with the established encampment academic, physical fitness and training program.

Examples of Tasks:
Reviewing the schedule with the Squadron Commanders each evening for the following day.
Conduct the Group Training Meeting (GTM) and discusses training progress, the schedule or problems within the squadrons.  Monitors exams, physical fitness, and training events in order to define the level of effectiveness of training. Advises Squadron Commanders on areas needing attention.
Cadet Deputy Commander for Mission Support. (CTG/CDS) (formerly call XO) The Cadet Deputy Commander for Support is primarily responsible for coordinating, controlling and directing the support activities of the Cadet Support Squadron. The Deputy Commander for Support is directly responsible to the Group Commander. He/she works with the senior Deputy Commander for Support to coordinate the efforts of the senior and cadet support staffs.

Leads the support personnel at the encampment.
Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of the Chief of Staff and Cadet Directors leading the support departments.
Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
Compliance with the established encampment logistic, administrative and training program.

Examples of Tasks:
Oversees the encampment registration process for the CTG Commander.  Conducts personnel evaluations providing feedback 
on performance.  Assists in the selection of support personnel.  Supervises and approves production of the encampment newsletter.

(NEW) Cadet Support Squadron Chief of Staff (CTG/COS).  Directly responsible to the CTG/CDS.   The Chief of Staff is primarily responsible for the management and coordination of department operations of the Cadet Support Squadron. He/she works with all department directors to accomplish the support squadron goals.

•Communicates information effectively between support directors and the CTG/CDS.
•Problem solves with support directors as issues arise.
•Ensures the success of tasks of all departments in the Cadet Support Squadron.
•Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of support cadre.
•Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
•Supports the needs of the encampment.
•Reinforces the Cadet Deputy Commander for Support’s vision within the squadron.

Examples of Tasks:
•Acts as the liaison between the CTG/CDS and all directors.
•Manages the support communications hub.
•Oversees department needs/concerns and ensures task progress.
•Conducts conflict resolution when necessary, will include the CTG/CDS and seniors if problematic.
•Takes charge of the support squadron when the CTG/CDS is not readily available.

Group Superintendent. (CTG/SUPT) (formerly known  as a Command Chief) Mentors the cadet noncommissioned officers of the Cadet Training Group and ensures that they are thoroughly familiar with their duties and responsibilities. Addressed appropriate to his/her rank (Sir, Ma’am, Chief, etc.).

The Group Superintendent supports both the Command and the Commander of the CTG.
Purposefully acts in support to all specified and implied duties of the CTG Commander.
Directs the NCO Support Channel within the CTG and provides feedback and counsel to the Squadron First Sergeants regarding their effectiveness and performance as NCOs.
Oversees the welfare, discipline, development, 
and instruction of all individual students within the Cadet Training Group.
The Group Superintendent must maintain and reinforce the finest ideals and performance of the CAP Cadet. Set the example in all he/she does.
Enforces all applicable standards of conduct among students.
Inspects and evaluates all training progress of students.
Supervises the effectiveness of the encampment physical fitness program.
Provides feedback to the Group Staff regarding the effectiveness of the NCOs and advises the CTG Commander regarding all aspects of the training environment and command climate.

Examples of Tasks:
Personally, supervises the execution of the Physical Training Program.  Reinforce the image and performance of the NCO.  Takes notes during Group Inspections.  Ensures meals run efficiently; uses the First Sergeants to supervise students in the dining facility, enforce rules and discipline, and enable students to enjoy nutritious meals and stay hydrated.  Organizes the CTG Volleyball Competition and serves as the Chief Judge.  Is responsible for forming all Group formations; performs with flawless execution all formations and ceremonial duties.
Relieves the Group Executive Staff of any routine administrative or informational tasks.
Is responsible for the training of the Group Color Guard.

 Cadet Curriculum & Planning Officer. (CTG/XP) (formerly  call DOT) Manages the encampment’s instructional content. The CTG/XP works closely with the ENC/
XP, but reports directly to the CTG/CC. This position’s major functional areas include:

Examples of Tasks:
Investigating opportunities for tours, guest speakers, use of training facilities, etc., at the host facility.  Programming the curriculum so that the encampment exceeds the minimum required content.  Developing a plan of instruction for coordinating with the Enc/DO for tours, guest speakers, classroom facilities, etc.  Developing and maintaining the encampment schedule.  Creating a list of instructors (senior staff, cadre, or guests) for the courses; monitoring courses to ensure the students attain the learning objectives.  Facilitating the student, cadre, and staff end of encampment critique process.  Updating the CTG/CC and Enc/CC on the instructional progress.

 Cadet Safety Officer. (CTG/SE) A cadet should be assigned as an assistant to the Encampment Safety Officer. The primary role of the cadet safety officer is to study and mentor under the supervision of the Encampment Safety Officer and assist him/her with those duties. The Cadet Safety Officer will learn the primary functions of the Encampment Safety Officer and be given the opportunity to demonstrate skills in safety leadership, education and presentations. Cadet Safety Officers will provide liaisons between the Encampment Safety Officer and cadet command cadre. This position is limited to cadets in Phases III and IV.

Cadet safety officers will NOT act as the primary safety officer for encampment and will not be held responsible for tasks that are the primary responsibility of the encampment Safety Officer.

Cadet safety officers will be responsible for completing appropriate cadet safety officer training.

Cadet Training Group Commander (CTG-CC)

 C/Col Jackson Baker    

Cadet Deputy Commander of Operations (CTG-CDO)C/Lt Col Joshua Reed  
Cadet Dep Commander of Mission Support (CTG-CDS)C/Major Josh Klopfenstein  
Cadet Chief of Staff (CTG/CS)C/Major Reagan Hess
Cadet Superintendent (CTG/SUPT)C/CMSgt Gabriella Pfang
Cadet Curriculum Planning Officer (CTG/XP)C/Lt Col Melina Peters
Cadet Safety Officer (CTG/SE)C/1st Lt Eleanor Larson

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 122nd ("X" CTS / CC)
C/Capt Justin Compton
First Sergeant 116th ("X" CTS / CCF)
C/CMSgt Harli Woolsey
Flight Commander Alpha ("X" Flt/CC)
C/1st Lt Joel Smith
Flight Sergeant Alpha ("X" CTS / CF)
C/CMSgt Nicholas Williamson
Flight Commander Bravo ("X" Flt/CC)
C/2nd Lt Manning Puska
Flight Sergeant Bravo ("X" CTS / CF)
C/CMSgt Jose Requena
Flight Commander Charlie ("X" Flt/CC)
C/2nd Lt Bethany Larson
Flight Sergeant Charlie ("X" CTS / CF)
C/MSgt Dane Deterding

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 123rd ("X" CTS / CC)
C/Major Anaiya Harris
First Sergeant 117th ("X" CTS / CCF)
C/CMSgt Gad Lieberman
Flight Commander Delta ("X" Flt/CC)
C/Capt Katie Whearley
Flight Sergeant Delta ("X" CTS / CF)
C/SMSgt John Pineiro
Flight Commander Echo ("X" Flt/CC)
C/2nd Lt Carmen Ashburn
Flight Sergeant Echo ("X" CTS / CF)
C/MSgt Kylie Massey
Flight Commander Foxtrot ("X" Flt/CC
C/Major Lee McDonald
Flight Sergeant Foxtrot ("X" CTS / CF)
C/CMSgt Mark Miller

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 124th ("X" CTS / CC)
C/1st Lt Connor Haley
First Sergeant 118th ("X" CTS / CCF)
C/CMSgt Jack Truly
Flight Commander Golf ("X" Flt/CC)
C/2nd Lt John Wilburn
Flight Sergeant Golf ("X" CTS / CF)

C/CMSgt William Walder

Flight Commander Hotel ("X" Flt/CC)
C/2nd Lt Cale Cameron
Flight Sergeant Hotel ("X" CTS / CF)
C/CMSgt Jacob Overbey
Flight Commander India ("X" Flt/CC)C/2nd Lt Dylan Cabrera
Flight Sergeant India ("X" CTS / CF)
C/CMSgt Noah Rodriguez

Cadet Encampment Instructor
C/Capt Jacob Menear
Cadet Encampment Instructor
C/Capt Johnpaul Stolle
Cadet Encampment InstructorC/Major Christopher Schramko

Director of Administration (CSS/DA)
C/Capt David Nutall
Personnel NCO / Officer
C/SMSgt Catherine Olsen
Scheduling NCO / OfficerC/1st Lt Christopher Marshall
Admin AssistC/SMSgt Grantham Craig
Admin AssistC/MSgt Lincoln Brewer

Director of Logistics (CSS/LG)
C/2nd Lt Joshua Smith
Logistics NCO / Officer
C/SMSgt Dylan Lafferty
Logistics Assist
C/SSgt Evelyn Rosenfeld
Logistics Assist
C/SSgt Hannah Henry
Logistics Assist
C/TSgt Donald James
Logistics Assist
C/TSgt Elijah Todd
Logistics Assist
C/MSgt John McCormick

Director of Public Affairs (CSS/PA)
C/Capt Hannah Dennison
Public Affairs NCO / Officer
C/2nd Lt Esther Triebs
Historian NCO / Officer
C/CMSgt Cessabella Astraquillo
PAO AssistC/TSgt Naomi Lieberman
PAO AssistC/2nd Lt Riley Vaughn
PAO AssistC/SMSgt Cayden Lewis
PAO AssistC/SSgt Joshua Keefe
PAO AssistC/MSgt Zachary Smith

SafetyC/2nd Lt Levi Williams
SafetyC/TSgt Corinne Cameron
SafetyC/2nd Lt Lillian Garrett

Curriculum AssistantC/1st Lt Alexis Gonzalez

Director Of Communications (CSS/COM)
C/2nd Lt Eliron Rosin
COMM NCO / Officer
C/MSgt Mylkayla Hall
COMM AssistC/MSgt Carsten Gallini
COMM AssistC/MSgt Hope Cady

Director of Medical (CSS/MED)
C/Capt Allan Kelley
Medical NCO / Officer
C/CMSgt Kyle Melito
Medical AssistC/CMSgt Drew Wanless
Medical AssistC/MSgt Diego Villarreal

Medical Assist

C/MSgt Jacob Cady
Medical AssistC/SrA Katie McCormick

Quality AssuranceC/1st Lt Isabel Castrejon
Quality AssuranceC/Capt Zoe Dennison
Quality AssuranceC/2nd Lt Jaden Garrison

C/Capt Aiden White

Directory GSS SupportC/CMSgt Henry Quekemyer
DeputyC/CMSgt Kathrine Hall
AssistC/SMSgt John Rosenfeld
AssistC/CMSgt Henry Quekemeyer
AssistC/MSgt Shelby Cady
AssistC/SMSgt John Rosenfeld

Senior Staff

Cadet cadre

Encampment Commander (Enc/CC)Lt Col Randy Gibbon
Dep Commander For Mission Support (Enc.CDS)Capt Roger Reed
Commandant of Cadets (Enc/CDC)Lt Col Stan Trull
Chief Training Officer (Enc/CTO)
Safety (Enc/SO)
Curriculum and Plans Officer (Enc/XP)

Major Chris Baker

Chaplain (Enc/CHP)
Wing IG
116th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)
Alpha Flight Training Officer

Bravo Flight Training Officer
Charlie Flight Training Officer

117th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)
Delta Flight Training Officer

Echo Flight Training Officer
Foxtrot Flight Training Officer

118th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)

Golf Flight Training Officer
Hotel Flight Training Officer
India Flight Training Officer

Floating Training Officer
Floating Training Officer
Administration Officer (Enc/DA)

2nd Lt Liza Smith

Admin Assistant
Admin Assistant In processing/Outprocessing
Admin Assistant
Logistics Officer (Enc/LG)
Transportation Officer (Enc/LGT)
Public Affairs Officer (Enc/PA)
PAO Assistant
Medical Officer (Enc/MED)
Communications Officer (Enc/COM)

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