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Category: TCA New London

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.

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 …