Training

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Cadets will receive their star badge upon completion of the training level in June. Cadets will then participate in the next star level beginning in September. For example, first year cadets who receive their green star and certificate in June, and return in September, are considered to be Red Stars and will attend Red Star classes throughout the training year.

Green Star

The Green Star is awarded to a cadet after their first year of participating in as many corps activities as possible. Upon successful completion cadets will advance to Red Star Training.

Red Star

The Red Star is awarded to a cadet after their second year of participating in as many corps activities as possible. This training level provides the cadet greater opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge obtained during the first two years. Upon successful completion cadets will advance to Silver Star Training.

Silver Star

The Silver Star is earned after their third year of participating in as many corps activities as possible. Cadets must also be successful during assessments of selected skills and knowledge. Upon successful completion cadets will advance to Gold Star Training.

Gold Star

The Gold Star is earned after their fourth year of participating in as many corps activities as possible. Cadets must also be successful during assessments of selected skills and knowledge. Upon successful completion cadets will advance to Master Cadet Training.

Master Cadet

Master Cadet is earned after their fifth year in a leadership role in the cadet corps. This program is mainly self-study and requires a great amount of self-discipline to complete.

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National Star of Excellence

The National Star of Excellence can be earned by any Army Cadet who has successfully completed their Gold Star Level. There are four levels in total and each is awarded after the required training and point thresh hold has been met. 

Points are accumulated based on Training results for Gold Star and Master Cadets as well as other achievements such as physical fitness, marksmanship, high attendance, community service, participation and placing at competitions, etc.

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