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News and Events

TCA-NL Military Ball

On Thursday evening, September 9, the class military ball was held at Atrium Health Stanly events 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 cadets and dance. For photographic coverage, visit …

The Tarheel Challenge Academy-Salemburg is monitoring Hurricane Dorian.

The Tarheel Challenge Academy-Salemburg is monitoring Hurricane Dorian. There are no plans to evacuate at this time. Please continue to monitor our website. The Academy will have Public Service Announcements regarding our opening/closing/evacuation on WRAL, WTVD, and WECT. All will be updated daily we will keep you informed.

Picture Orders Due

If you would like to order portraits of your TCA New London cadet, order forms and payments are due by Friday, August 16th. This will ensure that your order will be received with all of your cadet’s graduation materials. For the first time, we are offering a chance to purchase the right to download photographs …

TCA Salemburg Class 53 Justice Academy-Team Building

TCA Salemburg Class 53 Justice Academy-Team Building Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success. Henry Ford The cadets thought the first day was rough; however, the Justice Academy awaits! The cadets started off with a trust fall. Then they jumped through windows and repelled down walls as they …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Class 53 Candidates transition to Cadet Status.

Over the past four weeks, TCA candidates have worked very hard to overcome obstacles and hardship during the tough “Acclimation Phase” portion of the program.  Accepting the 5:30 am wake ups and the frequent and often grueling “PT”, not to mention sore muscles, was not easy.  For many, it seemed impossible.  The candidates participated in …

TCA Salemburg Class 53 In-Processing

Before they became cadets, they are surrounded by the smiling arms of their families, large and small. Then the cadets step into our Tarheel Challenge family, where their uniform for today is gray and comfortable. Their steps continue through the processing as their hair is cut, equipment is distributed, and they say goodbye to their …

New London Class 52 Visits Samarcand

July 17 and 18, TCA New London class 52 cadets visited NC DPS training facility, Samarcand located in Moore County. This two day session was held to allow cadets a chance for more confidence building, team exercises and service to community. Another benefit of the training is the chance to relieve the stress and anxiety …

TCA NL Blood Drive

As part of the service to community requirement, TCA New London Class 52 cadets will hold the semi-annual Red Cross blood drive Saturday, July 20 from 9am to 2:30pm. The blood drive will be held in the academy gymnasium and donors can sign up for appointments ahead of time by visiting the Red Cross site …