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Category: TCA New London

TCA New London Inaugural Military Ball

On Friday, March 8, 2019, TCA New London held their inaugural military ball for Class 51 cadets at Carolinas Healthcare – Stanly Education Center. The TCA ball follows the traditional military ball guidelines with formal dress required for all attendees, a receiving line with dignitaries, “grog” bowl and challenges, formal dinner, recognition of our lost …

TCA New London Cadets Participate in Governor’s Page Program

During the week of February 4, 2019, select cadets participated in the North Carolina Governor’s Page program which culminates with a meeting of the current governor. Established in 1973, the Governor’s Page Program gives high school students from all over North Carolina the opportunity to come to Raleigh for a week of hands-on participation in …

TCA New London Visits Camp Barnhardt

During the second week of January, Class 51 cadets traveled to Camp John J. Barnhardt located on the William C. Cannon Scout Reservation in Stanly County to participate in confidence building activities and perform service to community duties. Cadets engaged in rappelling exercises on the rappelling/zip lining tower located on the 1000 acre reservation after …

TCA New London Thanks Pastor Andy Jung

During these first years at TCA New London, one of our strongest supporters has been 1st Baptist Church of Albemarle and its pastor, Andy Jung. Whenever a need arose at the academy for the cadets, Pastor Jung and his congregation stepped up with not only financial support but the giving of their time as well. …

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the TCA New London Staff

Cadets and staff were treated to a special Christmas luncheon today served by none other than director, LTC (Ret) Williams and the rest of the dining facility staff. At this joyous time of year, relish the time you spend with your cadet and families. We at TCA New London wish all of you a Merry …

TCA New London Home Pass

On Friday, December 21, the TCA New London cadets will have their first home pass.  Individuals signing out cadets will be required to attend a short 10 – 15 minute brief in the auditorium beginning at 1:30pm.  As we approach the midpoint of the class session, we want our cadets to be safe and return …

TCA New London Experiences Adverse Weather Conditions

Parents and caregivers of TCA New London Class 51 cadets, over the past 24 hours the academy has experienced multiple inclement weather situations to include snow, freezing rain, downed trees,power lines and a power outage.  We would like to thank the TCA staff for ensuring cadets remained safe during this time.  We would also like to thank the …

Mentor Training at TCA New London

TCA New London will be conducting mentor training for Class 51 cadet mentors this Saturday, December 1st from 8:30am to 4:30pm and again on Saturday, December 8th in the gymnasium.  If you have not signed up for a mentor training session, please contact the RPM department at 704-961-9662.   Mentors are a key component in the …

TCA New London Completes Phase I of AMAP

This past weekend New London Class 51 cadets participated in the first “Animate My Action Plan” exercise held at the academy by Royer Studios.  All cadets at the academy engage in the first phase of the three phase curriculum creating short stop-action animated videos about their “action plan.”  During Phase I, cadets work in teams …

TCA New London Class 51 Drill & Ceremony Competition

TCA New London conducted the Drill & Ceremony competition for Class 51 on Saturday, November 10.  Teams showed off their new marching skills by performing regulation moves during an 8-10 minute drill led by cadets calling the marching commands.  All three teams were proud to show their families what they have learned and accomplished during …