October 23, 2020

United States Naval Sea Cadets Corps accepting new recruits

(Franklin) — The Pathfinder Excursion Squadron of Heard County has openings for a limited number of young men and women ages 11-18 to join our ranks.

Interviews will be held at the Heard County Middle School on 11 March, and 25 March from 0900-1500. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling (706) 957-8966.

Fleet Week 2007 embarked aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1)The USNSCC is composed of young people who have an interest in the military, seamanship, aviation, medical, technology, SCUBA, small arms, color guard, and many other fun activities.

Cadet applicants must have a drive to excel, be physically fit, and keep good grades. Scholarships and appointments to a Service Academy are a strong possibility.

Adult volunteers, with or without military experience, are also needed. Former Scouts, 4H, fund-raising, or other youth organization experience is a plus. Those interested adults are encouraged to visit.

To set an appointment, contact Inst. Peter Ochabauer at (901) 230-8027 or email Ochabauer@comcast.net.  For further information, visit www.seacadets.org.

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