Civil Air Patrol cadets are invited to participate in the U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service’s (AFRS) essay contest on “How do the Tuskegee Airmen still influence the Air force today?” in honor of Black History Month.
The contest is also open to AFJROTC cadets. Essays, limited to 500 words, must be submitted to squadron commanders in time for them to pick the best cadet essay and send it to AFRS by Feb. 22.
Grand prizes will be awarded to one CAP cadet and one AFJROTC cadet. The winners will receive a “Pilot for a Day” trip that includes meeting Air Force pilots and taking an orientation flight, as well as receiving a flight logbook and Air Force promotional gear.
Winners will be chosen by the Air Force Recruiting Service’s Detachment 1. CAP cadets should speak to their squadron commanders if they have questions.