Cadet Corporal

C/CPL - Cadet Corporal


   – (Addressed as "Corporal")

   – CFCs are advanced to this level after their third semester of CACC (or earlier) and passing their PTA. Carries out orders issued to them to the best of his/her ability.

   – Squad member. However, now as a non-commissioned officer may have to fill in for the squad leader or may be tasked to lead small work details.


Promotion Requirements to this Rank

  • Minimum Time In Grade: 6 weeks
  • PTAs:
    • a. Recite the Chain of Command through State level
    • b. Recite the six Cadet Corps Objectives
    • c. Recite the second and third General Orders
    • d. Name the Cadet Officer Ranks and Insignia
    • e. Perform the following commands properly as a member of a squad or platoon:
      • i. Route Step, MARCH; At Ease, MARCH
      • ii. Backward, MARCH
      • iii. Count, OFF
      • iv. Counter Column, MARCH
      • v. Column of twos (threes, etc.) to the Left/Right, MARCH
      • vi. The Manual of the Guidon
      • vii. The Manual of the Colors (color guard minus the Manual of Arms)
  • Commandant Approval