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News and Events

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 Salemburg 25th Anniversary Celebration

Congratulations on 25 years of Excellence Service On March 28, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy celebrated a significant anniversary for service to North Carolina and their employees. Clearly, reaching this milestone was a very special occasion for all of us. It is also a very special occasion for our North Carolina youth since it is a …

TCA Salemburg Raleigh Capitol Tour

On March 22, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy traveled to Raleigh to visit the State Capitol. They toured the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Legislative Building, State Capitol and North Carolina Museum of History. The Cadets enjoyed a fun-filled day of learning the History of North Carolina. They even had the opportunity to milk cows!

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 Salemburg Class 52 Cap & Gown Pictures and Class 52 year Book Forms

Class 52 Cap & Gown Pictures Cap & Gown Pictures will be taken of your cadet and will be available for purchase for $40.00. The photo packet will consist of : 1 – 8 x 10, 2 – 5 x 7, 16 – wallets, 1 –Team Picture, & 1 – Academy Picture. Additional sheets may …

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 …

TCA Salemburg Assists With Kramden Institute Mission

On Friday, April 5th, TCA Salemburg cadets assisted the Kramden Institute with their Tech Scholar Program installing 100 computers at Union Elementary and Middle Schools. The Kramden Institute, a nonprofit, distributes computers from donated materials. With the help of volunteers, the computers are refurbished before they’re sent to students across North Carolina. The visit was …

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 …