Encampment graduates:You have now graduated from encampment and are a member of the Cadet Training Group.The encampment training standard is set high, but you met the challenge. Like the 10,000 CTG cadets who went before, you knowthe importance of “attention to detail”, leadership, honor, teamwork and pride in a job well done.We congratulate all the cadets of the 2006 California Wing Encampment. During the past week you advanced your education andtraining and are better cadets and future American leaders for it. We look forward to watching your continued success in the fu-ture.Virginia M. Nelson, Colonel, CAPCommander, California WingAntony M. Upton, Lt Colonel, CAPDirector of Cadet Programs, California Wing
2006 CALIFORNIA WING ENCAMPMENT
Lt Col Christine O. LeeEncampment Commander
I congratulate you on successfullycompleting the 2006 California WingEncampment. You have had an adven-ture at Camp San Luis Obispo. You havehad Helicopter O-Rides, MarksmanshipTraining, the Obstacle Course, competi-tions in Drill and Volleyball, as well as aGroup Run. You have had a variety of classes, activities, and inspections. Youhave learned to work as a team. Youhave been tested physically and men-tally. The standards for success were sethigh and you have met those standardsand succeeded.I hope that your accomplishment herewill give you the condence to try newadventures back in your CAP home unitas well as in your personal life. I alsohope to see you again at a CAP activity. Ilook forward to hearing about your newadventures and your new successes.
Maj Daniel H. NiessenCommandant of Cadets
Now you can call yourself a proudmember of the Cadet TrainingGroup. The cadet staff this pastweek has labored their nest ef-forts to teach you what being aCadet is all about. Now is yourchance to put that knowledge togreat use.Hopefully through this, each of you has learned something aboutyourself and about your fellow ca-dets. The lessons you have learnedabout structure, discipline, and at-tention to detail are now skills youcan put to use at your home unitas well as in life.Your opportunity to show whatyou have learned is now in yourown hands. Lead on.
C/Lt Col Jeffrey D. BuentgenCommander,Cadet Training Group
Congratulations, and welcome tothe Cadet Training Group. I chal-lenge you one last time as yourcommander: take the Encamp-ment Standard and make it yourown. It’s not about making yourbed at home with hospital cor-ners. Have the ambition to aimhigh and the guts to walk throughre to get there. Find success be-cause of both.Take what you have showed methis weekattention to detail todo your best work, discipline to al-low nothing less, and the spirit of teamworkand use it in whatev-er you choose to do with your life.Never forget what you’ve donethis week, and that you can do itwith anything else you dream of.
C/CMSgt Chenny ZhangSergeant Major,Cadet Training Group
Congratulations! You have com-pleted encampment. To me, en-campment was one of the mostmemorable weeks of my life. Ittaught me so many skills likeattention to detail, time manage-ment, and teamwork that havehelped me along the way in myCAP career and life.I encourage all of you to take theskills you’ve learned here at en-campment and apply them. I’mproud of all of you and hope tosee you come back as staff nextyear.