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Category: TCA New London

TCA NL Class 52 Visits the State Capitol

On Thursday, July 11, TCA New London cadets visited the state capitol and toured the various museums, legislative building as well as the historic capitol building. For some cadets, this was their first trip to a museum and for all cadets, it was a learning experience affording them the opportunity to learn more about their …

TCA New London Observes Memorial Day

Cadets at TCA New London observed Memorial Day participating in a service-to-community project assisting Stanly County DAV Chapter 12 in placing US flags on the graves of deceased service members at Fairview Cemetery and Stanly Gardens of Memory. The youth challenge program requires cadets to complete 8 core components in order to graduate. One of …

TCA New London AMAP Premier

On Monday, May 20, Royer Studios held the premier for the Class 52 “Animate My Action Plan” videos. During the prior weekend, each team spent 6 hours creating their own short animated films about the goals they are striving to achieve after graduation, the obstacles they face and what they can change about their previous …

TCA New London Drill & Ceremony

On Saturday, May 11th, Class 52 candidates participated in the class drill and ceremony exhibition. The drill and ceremony competition is a special day in the session because candidates not only advance to cadet status, they also have their first visit with their family after entering the program. Cadets start preparing for the drill and …

TCA NL Cadets Visit Camp Butner

During the second week of acclimation for a new class, candidates visit Camp Butner, the training center for the North Carolina National Guard. Candidates participate in team building exercises, confidence boosting skills, etc. through participation in maneuvering through various obstacle courses, climbs, rope skills and road marches led by active NC National Guard members and …

TCA NL Employee Gives Back

On February 1st, 2019, TCA New London logistics manager, SMS (Ret) Melvin Barnes, USAF, was honored by Bank of America and the Charlotte Hornets as the third Yellow Ribbon recipient for 2018-2019 season. In partnership with Bank of America, the Hornets honor military service members and veterans for their unwavering service to our country and …

TCA NL Candidates Visit Justice Academy

Last week during their first week on campus, the new candidates of TCA New London Class 52 visited the Justice Academy located in Salemburg, Sampson County. During Week One of the program, candidates participate in various drills designed to promote teamwork and unity between the new candidates. Various drills completed include timed runs, situps and …

Recent TCA NL Graduate Enlists

We would like to congratulate a recent graduate of the New London program for enlisting in the US Army. Cadet Henry, Team 1 Red Arrows graduated on Friday, March 15th, 2019 and took her oath to serve the country in the US Army on Friday, April 5th, 2019. Ms. Henry’s MOS or job category will …

TCA New London Graduates 109

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London graduated 109 cadets from the ChalleNGe program. These cadets were a part of Class 51 which began on Saturday, October 13th. These cadets set record numbers for academics earning a record number of academic awards for their HiSET testing as well as setting a …

TCA Salemburg Director Highlighted in Sampson Independent News

Ronnie McNeill, TCA Salemburg director and former director of TCA New London was recently highlighted in the Sampson Independent News. Please see below for the full story.