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OOM'NATED BY THE DEVHOPM

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U~DERSTAND Tl4A1 A~VT~IN6 WOJl1'H DOING REQUI~ES DESI~E ANO THE WILL TO DO'" PLUS A LOT OF WORK OVfR A LONG P~~IOD OFllME! THE rolNT IS. IF YOU GET 5TARTfD RIGHT. THE REST WILL AVTOMATICAL V FOLLOW _I

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•.• LOCATE YOUR LOCAL CIVIL AIR PATROL SQUADRON, O~ WRITE TO NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, CIVil AIR PATROL. MA)(W lL AIR FORCE BASE., ALAeAMA 3G 112., FOR I1ELP OR \tJFORMATION.

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BESIDES. ALL THOSE 15 ACHIEVEMENTS HAVE BEEN SPREAD OUT THROUG~ FOUR PHASES!

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PHASE. IT TAKES 4 ACJ.t I EVEM ENTS' AND YOU GET TO BE A PLANNERSUPERVlSOR. •

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