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TCA New London Assistant Commandant Recognized

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, TCA New London Assistant Commandant Desmond Fletcher was recognized by Joe Maus Dodge as one of May, 2022’s Hometown Heroes. The Joe Maus Foundation is committed to improving the lives of the citizens of Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Stanly Counties by raising funds and donating to local charities as well as …

TCA New London to Host Job Fair

TCA New London will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, May 19 from 11am to 3pm for those interested in applying for our TCA Team. The fair will be held at 215 N. Main Street, New London, NC. Please contact the academy at 704-961-9662 with any questions.

TCA – NL Class 58 Drill and Ceremony/Family Day

This Saturday, May 21, TCA New London will host Class 58 Drill and Ceremony/Family Day Visit with the D&C competition starting promptly at 10am. This event will be held outside on the athletic field weather permitting. Seating is limited and we invite you to bring your outdoor lawn chairs. If you have any questions, please …

TCA NL Class 58 Visits Camp Butner

Each class of the ChalleNGe program gets the opportunity to spend multiple days at the North Carolina National Guard training center for team building and physical endurance exercises. Class 58 from New London recently completed their Camp Butner training days. Candidates work with current NC National Guard members on the obstacle course, orienteering classes, physical …

TCA NL Class 58 Visits Samarcand Training Center

During week 1 of TCA New London’s Class 58, the candidates visited the Samarcand Training Center. While at Samarcand Training Academy, candidates participate in numerous exercises to test their physical fitness, boost their self-confidence, and demonstrate the benefits of teamwork while the new candidates adjust to the quasi-military structure of the ChalleNGe program. For photographic …

TCA NL Class 58 Candidate Orientation

At the beginning of each class, candidates are introduced to staff and department heads. Candidates learn what the responsibilities are for each department as well as hearing encouraging words about the journey they are undertaking. Candidates learn about the process for working with case managers for placement, about education and what they can expect as …

TCA NL Class 58 Inprocessing

On Saturday, April 23, 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London welcomed candidates to the campus to kick off Class 58. We would like to thank the parents and caregivers of our candidates for entrusting their children to us. There were tears and hugs as families said goodbye to their candidates as they finished up …

TCA NL Staff Members Participate in Staff Training

TCA New London staff members participated in a two day training seminar conducted by the Spectrum Group titled “The Whys of Challenge Workshop.” Staff trained in topics such as “Who’s the Right Kid for Challenge?” and “Staff Communication” among other topics. It was a very informative and interesting two days and the staff learned new …

TCA NL Appoints Assistant Commandant

We would like to congratulate Desmond Fletcher for being chosen as Assistant Commandant at TCA New London. Mr. Fletcher began his career with TCA New London in 2015 when the academy opened to the first cadets and has done an outstanding job in both his assistant team leader and team leader positions. Again, we would …

TCA New London Class 57 Military Ball

On Thursday night, March 10, 2022, TCA New London held their first class military ball since the onset of COVID-19. The cadets have been excitedly awaiting this event for the past several months. The TCA Military Ball closely resembles the standard military ball where cadets meet high ranking officers and dignitaries in a greeting line. …