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TCA Salemburg Class 58 Graduation

June 10, 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy celebrated the graduation of 47 cadets on June 10, 2022.  This raises the graduate total for the Salemburg campus to 5460. Video of the graduation can be viewed via Facebook and Youtube through the following links:  NC Tarheel Challenge Academy – Home | Facebook

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – Salemburg, Class 58 Military Ball

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy -Salemburg, Class 58 Held their Military Ball on June 8, 2022.  Cadets uphold military tradition in their participation of the Military Ball.   This is a semi-formal celebration that includes several military traditions which introduces cadets to a basic tenet of military customs and courtesies.  The Military Ball allows cadets and Staff Members …

Josten’s at TCA New London

A representative from Josten’s will be on campus on Saturday, June 18 to speak with families interested in purchasing a class ring for their cadet. The representative will also do ring sizing during this visit. Parents can have their ring ordering questions answered during this visit as well.

TCA NL Class 58 Drill and Ceremony

On Saturday, May 21. TCA New London’s Class 58 held their Drill and Ceremony competition being judged on regulation moves and their “fancy” drill which is a routine developed by the cadets themselves. Each team did a fantastic job with only 4 weeks to learn marching moves most have never been exposed to as well …

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 …