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How can a cadet become a leader?
Through careful study and hands-on training
What is the first step in learning to lead?
Learning how to lead yourself
What are the two sources of leadership?
natural talent and leadership education, training and experience
Why are leaders so rare?
because it is hard work and leaders put the team's needs ahead of their own
A good leader leads with what?
their own examplewHAT I
What is a warrior?
someone whose strong character enables them to make sacrifices for the team and achieve long term goals
What do warriors defend?
something valuable - their personal honor
Warrior spirit promises what things?
Not to lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those who do
Freedom from shame and embarrassment means you have a what?
Clear Conscience.
What opens doors closed to people whose sense of honor is questionable?
Good Reputation
An environment that is less stressful and more rewarding, with strong friendships and more success is what?
An Environment of Trust and Respect
Three Benefits of the Warrior Spirit?
Clear Conscience, Good Reputation, Environment of Trust and Respect
What are the "Core Values"
Integrity First, Volunteer Service, Excellence in All We Do and Respect
What is the price of admission to the CAP?
The Core Values
Define "Integrity First"
Willingness to do what is right, even when no one is looking.
Define "Volunteer Service"
Selflessness - the difference between giving and taking. Also mentoring and training new cadets.
Define "Excellence in All We Do"
No matter the challenge, you will give it your best effort. A commitment to continuous self-improvement.
Define "Respect"
Treating others as you would like to be treated.
Who said, "A shoulder broken, a bone in my back broken, a leg broken twice were peanuts compared with destroying the trustworthy, self-respecting, well-behaved man within me."?
Admiral James Bond Stockdale, Medal of Honor winner
Describe the concept of self-awareness
The ability to monitor and judge your own actions
Describe self-discipline
the ability to direct your thoughts, emotions and actions toward a meaninful purpose
How do you develop self-discipline?
with drill and ceremonies and pride in uniform appearance
If you cannot lead yourself,
how can you be trusted to lead others?
Describe the concept of attitude?
The state of mind that lies behind your every action.
What affects how you see the world?
Your ATTITUDE
Attitude is visible to others by what?
Facial expressions, gestures, posture and tone of voice
Does the care in preparing your uniform reflect your attitude?
YES
All attitudes, good and bad are ____________
CONTAGIOUS
Why are attitudes contagious?
Positive people are easier to work with and inspire their team
How can you develop a positive attitude?
It's a choice - choose to be positive or negative
Good attitudes arise from _________
UNDERSTANDING the reason for doing something
With good understanding comes _________
APPRECIATION for what you are doing
With an appreciation for something comes a __________
POSITIVE ATTITUDE
Everyone must answer for their actions, regardless of their ____
RANK
Even the President is accountable to the American people
There are ___________ for those who ignore the Core Values
CONSEQUENCES
What is an oath?
An oath is a solemn promise.
What is on the line when you swear an oath?
Personal Honor and Reputation
Recite the Cadet Oath
I pledge that I will serve faithfully in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program, and that I will attend meetings regularly, participate actively in unit activities, obey my officers, wear my uniform properly, and advnce my education and training rapidly to prepare myself to be of service to my community, state and nation.
What does "being faithful" mean?
Being true and doing what you say you will do.
Good attitudes arise from _________
UNDERSTANDING the reason for doing something
What does regular meeting attendance mean?
You may miss some meetings for other commitments but otherwise you attend regularly
With good understanding comes _________
APPRECIATION for what you are doing
With an appreciation for something comes a __________
POSITIVE ATTITUDE
Everyone must answer for their actions, regardless of their ____
RANK
Even the President is accountable to the American people
There are ___________ for those who ignore the Core Values
CONSEQUENCES
What is an oath?
An oath is a solemn promise.
What is on the line when you swear an oath?
Personal Honor and Reputation
Recite the Cadet Oath
I pledge that I will serve faithfully in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program, and that I will attend meetings regularly, participate actively in unit activities, obey my officers, wear my uniform properly, and advnce my education and training rapidly to prepare myself to be of service to my community, state and nation.
What does "being faithful" mean?
Being true and doing what you say you will do.
What does regular meeting attendance mean?
You may miss some meetings for other commitments but otherwise you attend regularly
What does "participate actively in unit activities mean"?
Enthusiastic participation in unit activities
How do you "obey" your officers?
Listen to your leaders
How do you "wear your uniform properly:?
Right way and a wrong way to wear the uniform.
How do you "advance your education and training rapidly"?
A cadet is a young person in training to be a leader so you must learn to lead.
How do you prepare yourself to be of service?
CAP is a volunteer organization to the community, for the benefit of others.
What is the root of all military customs and courtesies?
Small but important expressions of politeness and mutual respect.
Core Values are reinforced by _______?
Customs and Courtesies
All forms of military customs and courtesies are rooted in _______?
Politeness and Respect
Military customs and courtesies are never a ______?
mark of inferiority or servility
Cadets differ from ordinary youth by using ________
customs and courtesies
Customs and courtesies build ________?
team spirit
The simplest form of military courtesy is ____?
the salute
When in uniform, cadets salute:
military officers, CAP senior members, cadet officers higher in rank
Salutes are normally exhanged _________
outdoors
Offer a ______ when exchanging salutes.
greeting such as good morning, good afternoon, good evening, sir or ma'am
When in formation, who salutes for you?
commander
When in doubt ________?
Salute. Anyone may render a salute any time if they believe it is warranted.
When being addressed by an officer, come to _________
attention
When a higher ranking officer enters a room, first person to notice commands:
"Room ATTENTION"
Position of Honor is on the _______?
right
When walking with another cadet or officer, it is customary for the junior person to walk on the _____?
left
It is polite to offer a firm handshake when _______
being introduced
The uniform is a vehicle for learning:
self-respect, self-discipline and personal responsibility
To learn accuracy and precision, you need to _________?
pay attention to the details
How many ways are there to wear the uniform?
One way - the RIGHT way
One person's conduct reflect on ___________?
everyone else in the group
CAPM 39-1 is _______
CAP Uniform Manual
Cadets develop teamwork through _______?
drill and ceremonies
Drill requires attention to ____?
detail
Drill performance is a measure of cadet _______?
self-discipline
You can tell a lot about a cadet unit by watching them ______?
drill
Drill teaches _______ and _________?
teamwork and precision
Who are the "Ambassadors in Blue"?
The US Air Force Honor Guard
The order of authority is________?
the Chain of Command
Final responsibility for getting a job done should rest with ________?
a Single Individual
The opposite of chain of command?
"Leadership by Committee"
Authority and responsibility are always ________?
Linked
Chain of command re-enforces that everyone is _________
accountable to another leader
Most organizations have some type of ________?
leadership hierarchy
The chain functions best when people resolve issues at the ________level?
lowest possible
"Jumping the Chain" is to be ________
avoided
Taking an issue to a hgh-level w/o consulting immeidate superiors is _______?
Jumping the chain of command
The chain of command works in which direction?
Up and down
Pre-requisite for leadership?
Character
Example is ________
how leaders lead
Core Values require these three things
self-awareness, self-discipline and a positive attitude
A leader wears the uniform with _______?
pride
A leader follows the __________?
chain of command
A leader respects Air Force Leadership ______?
traditions
A leader is proficient in _______?
drill
Leaders habitually and cheerfully render _________?
military customs and courtesies
Jumping the chain is to be __________?
avoided