Five Cadets Promote in Gallatin Composite Squadron!
4/23/2019- Two Cadets have just advanced to Achievement 8 and another three advanced to
Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Baldwin and Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Hogenson both
earned Achievement 8. This achievement is right before the coveted Billy Mitchell Award.
Achievement 8 or the Neil Armstrong Achievement, it is also the second to last step in Phase II:
The Leadership Phase. Neil Armstong was the first man to set foot on the moon. And was
famous for saying: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." In order to earn
this achievement, the cadets had to learn more about leadership, aerospace, drill and ceremonies
and character development, they also had to present a speech and write an essay about a
Cadet Airman J. Almeria, Cadet Airman A. Almeria, and Cadet Airman R. Wallace have
been both promoted to Cadet Airman First Class and earned Achievement 2. Achievement 2 or
the Hap Arnold Achievement is the second step in Phase I: The Learning Phase. Hap Arnold
himself was a World War II aviator. He one of the few generals who achieved the rank of five-
star general. And in May 1949, he was named General of the Air Force, the first such
commission ever made. In order to earn this achievement, the cadets had to learn more about
leadership, aerospace, basic drill, character development, and proper wear of the uniform.
For More Information:
1st Lt Austin Troth, CAP
Gallatin Composite Squadron