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Military Day

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 58 Cadets participated in Military Day on April 11, 2022.  Class 58 Cadets were able to speak directly with recruiters from each branch of the Armed Forces and get questions answered relevant to specific military occupational specialties, career progression, and the numerous benefits that accompany military service. 

TCA Salemburg Blood Drive

TCA-S Class 58 contributed several new pints of blood to the local Red Cross supply in a recent blood drive held on campus. TCA-S Staff and cadets are encouraged to participate!

TCA-Salemburg CPR Training

TCA-S Class 58 Cadets recently completed training in Basic First Aid, Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and the proper steps to follow in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  All Cadets in Class 58 received certification in CPR.

TCA NL Class 58 Candidate Orientation

At the beginning of each class, candidates are introduced to staff and department heads. Candidates learn what the responsibilities are for each department as well as hearing encouraging words about the journey they are undertaking. Candidates learn about the process for working with case managers for placement, about education and what they can expect as …

TCA NL Class 58 Inprocessing

On Saturday, April 23, 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London welcomed candidates to the campus to kick off Class 58. We would like to thank the parents and caregivers of our candidates for entrusting their children to us. There were tears and hugs as families said goodbye to their candidates as they finished up …

TCA NL Staff Members Participate in Staff Training

TCA New London staff members participated in a two day training seminar conducted by the Spectrum Group titled “The Whys of Challenge Workshop.” Staff trained in topics such as “Who’s the Right Kid for Challenge?” and “Staff Communication” among other topics. It was a very informative and interesting two days and the staff learned new …

TCA NL Appoints Assistant Commandant

We would like to congratulate Desmond Fletcher for being chosen as Assistant Commandant at TCA New London. Mr. Fletcher began his career with TCA New London in 2015 when the academy opened to the first cadets and has done an outstanding job in both his assistant team leader and team leader positions. Again, we would …

TCA New London Class 57 Military Ball

On Thursday night, March 10, 2022, TCA New London held their first class military ball since the onset of COVID-19. The cadets have been excitedly awaiting this event for the past several months. The TCA Military Ball closely resembles the standard military ball where cadets meet high ranking officers and dignitaries in a greeting line. …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 58 Family Day February 5, 2022

Family Day was a big day for our cadets and their families.  It was the first time they have seen each other since In-processing.  Their only means of communication has been by US mail. You can only imagine the excitement on their faces as they embraced each other for the first time in four weeks. 

TCA NL Class 58 Orientation

On Saturday, February 19, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London held their first in-person orientation since the onset of the COVID pandemic. We would like to thank all parents/caregivers and their potential candidates for coming out on Saturday and making this a huge success for us. We look forward to seeing all of you on …