Winter Encampment Cadre (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Basic/Student Applications are currently now CLOSED to be received.
Maj Baker, Lt Col Trull, Capt Reed, C/Maj Logan O"Brien
Addition (28 Oct 2018) 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/Maj Logan O'Brien
|Cadet Deputy Commander of Operations (CTG-CDO)||C/Maj Samuel Goldfarb|
|Cadet Dep Commander of Mission Support (CTG-CDS)||C/Col J Andrew Fuller|
|Cadet Chief of Staff (CTG/CS)||C/Lt Col Jackson Baker|
|Cadet Superintendent (CTG/SUPT)||C/CMSgt James Pryor|
|Cadet Curriculum Planning Officer (CTG/XP)||C/Col Chuck Baker|
|Cadet Safety Officer (CTG/SE)||C/Lt Col Joshua Reed|
|Cadet Training Sqd Commander 116th ("X" CTS / CC)||C/1Lt Calvin Castillo|
|First Sergeant 116th ("X" CTS / CCF)||C/CMSgt Matthew MeGee|
|Flight Commander Alpha ("X" Flt/CC)||C/1Lt Justin Compton|
|Flight Sergeant Alpha ("X" CTS / CF)||C/MSgt Bracy Brazil|
|Flight Commander Bravo ("X" Flt/CC)||C/2Lt Jaden Garrison|
|Flight Sergeant Bravo ("X" CTS / CF)||C/TSgt Logan Williams|
|Flight Commander Charlie ("X" Flt/CC)||C/2Lt Colt Cameron|
|Flight Sergeant Charlie ("X" CTS / CF)||C/MSgt Noah Clampett|
|Cadet Training Sqd Commander 117th ("X" CTS / CC)||C/Capt Melina Peters|
|First Sergeant 117th ("X" CTS / CCF)||C/CMSgt Cody Hohertz|
|Flight Commander Delta ("X" Flt/CC)||C/CMSgt Emma Herrington|
|Flight Sergeant Delta ("X" CTS / CF)||C/TSgt Noah Compton|
|Flight Commander Echo ("X" Flt/CC)||C/2Lt Noah Kelley|
|Flight Sergeant Echo ("X" CTS / CF)||C/MSgt Skylar Henry|
|Flight Commander Foxtrot ("X" Flt/CC||C/2Lt Joseph Moon|
|Flight Sergeant Foxtrot ("X" CTS / CF)||C/MSgt John Hurd|
|Cadet Training Sqd Commander 118th ("X" CTS / CC)||C/1Lt Daniel Sosa|
|First Sergeant 118th ("X" CTS / CCF)||C/SMSgt Walter Costello|
|Flight Commander Golf ("X" Flt/CC)||C/1Lt Aiden White|
|Flight Sergeant Golf ("X" CTS / CF)|
|Flight Commander Hotel ("X" Flt/CC)||C/2Lt Trevor Pawley|
|Flight Sergeant Hotel ("X" CTS / CF)||C/CMSgt Sarunas Budreckis|
|Flight Commander India ("X" Flt/CC)||C/2Lt Samantha Castrejon|
| Flight Sergeant India ("X" CTS / CF)||C/CMSgt Ryan Breese|
|Cadet Encampment Instructor||C/Lt Col Joshua Reed|
|Cadet Encampment instructor||C/Lt Col Jackson Baker|
|Cadet Encampment Instructor|
|Director of Administration (CSS/DA)||C/Capt Alyssa Kohler|
|Personnel NCO / Officer||C/MSgt Hannah Van Cise|
|Scheduling NCO / Officer|
|Admin Assist||C/TSgt Anari Stubbs-Guerra|
|Admin Assist||C/TSgt Matthew Threadgill|
|Admin Assist||C/SSgt Ian Urquiola|
|Director of Logistics (CSS/LG)||C/Capt Matthew Koenig|
|Logistics NCO / Officer||C/2Lt Noah Shepson|
|Logistics Assist||C/SSgt Logan Cabrera|
|Logistics Assist (Transport)||C/TSgt Shelby Williams|
|Logistics Assist (Transport)||n/a|
|Logistics Assist||C/SSgt Greyson Craig|
|Logistics Assist||C/TSgt Zorin Stubbs-Guerra|
|Director of Public Affairs (CSS/PA)||C/Capt Christopher Schramko|
|Public Affairs NCO / Officer||C/SMSgt Nathaniel Melito|
|Historian NCO / Officer||C/TSgt Connor Westphal|
|PAO Assist||C/TSgt Garret Chapman|
|PAO Assist||C/2Lt Isabel Castrejon|
|PAO Assist||C/SSgt Jack Badder|
|Safety||C/2Lt Lee McDonald|
|Safety||C/SSgt Justin Ryan|
|Director Of Communications (CSS/COM)||C/Capt Kyle Clemet|
|COMM NCO / Officer||C/MSgt Joshua Smith|
|COMM Assist||C/TSgt Charles Westphal|
|COMM Assist||C/CMSgt Zeb Wright|
|Director of Medical (CSS/MED)||C/1Lt Hannah Chandler|
|Medical NCO / Officer||C/SMSgt Isaiah Samuel|
|Medical Assist||C/TSgt Benjamin Kelley|
|Quality Assurance Officer||C/Lt Col Lexi Kintigh|
|Quality Assurance Officer||C/2Lt Alex Thornburg|
|Quality Assurance Officer||C/Lt Col Amanda RIngo|
|Encampment Commander (Enc/CC)||Maj Chris Baker|
|Dep Commander For Mission Support (Enc.CDS)||Capt Roger Reed|
|Commandant of Cadets (Enc/CDC)||Lt Col Stan Trull|
|Deputy Commandant of Cadets||Lt Col Rich Ferguson|
|Chief Training Officer (Enc/CTO)||MSgt Jason Badder|
|Safety (Enc/SO)||1Lt Chris Cardascia|
|Curriculum and Plans Officer (Enc/XP)|
|Chaplain (Enc/CHP)||Capt John Tillery|
|116th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)||Erica Miller, FLO|
|Alpha Flight Training Officer||John Hinch, Capt|
|Bravo Flight Training Officer||Rick Hurst, 2Lt|
|Charlie Flight Training Officer||Nickolas Stanislav, SM|
|117th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)||Jeneal Roland, Capt|
|Delta Flight Training Officer|
Joshua Taylor, 2Lt
|Echo Flight Training Officer||Stuart Moon, 1Lt|
|Foxtrot Flight Training Officer||Maria Sisttani, Capt|
|118th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)||Kim Bemrose, Capt|
|Golf Flight Training Officer||John Woolsey, Maj|
|Hotel Flight Training Officer||David Cavozos, SM|
|India Flight Training Officer||SM Shelby Ellison|
|Floating Training Officer||MSgt Barnes|
|Floating Training Officer|
|Administration Officer (Enc/DA)|
CHoya Shannahan, LtCol
|Admin Assistant||Lisa Smith, 2Lt|
|Logistics Officer (Enc/LG)r||Grover Hayward, SMSgt|
|Transportation Officer (Enc/LGT)||Wendy Cameron, 2Lt|
|Public Affairs Officer (Enc/PA)||vacant|
|PAO Assistant||Tom Roach, 2Lt|
|Medical Officer (Enc/MED)||1Lt Chris Cardascia|
|Mess Officer (Enc/MO)||n/a|
|Firearms Officer (Enc/FIR)||n/a|
|Historian Officer (Enc/HIS)||n/a|
|Communications Officer (Enc/COM)||Leo Deckelmann, Maj|
|Encampment Instructor||Shana Cullum, C CMSgt|
|Encampment Instructor||Rosalin Rider-Page, SMSgt|
|Encampment Instructor||James Peace, Lt Col|
|Encampment Instructor||Eric Boe, Col|
|Encampment Instructor||Chris Baker, Maj|
|Encampment Instructor||Rick Wolfolk, Col|
|Encampment Instructor||Roger Reed, Capt|
|Encampment Instructor||Stan Trull, Lt Col|
|VIP||Maria J. Orlikoski, Lt Col, USAFR|
|VIP||Donald W Callan, ALO, USAFA|