Over the hills and through the woods: Civil Air Patrol cadets go camping

Civil Air Patrol cadets march in formation after conducting basic navigation training in the forest near Landstuhl, Germany, Aug. 14, 2014, during a weeklong encampment that's a requirement to become an officer in the CAP cadet program.

Nine Civil Air Patrol cadets from around Europe attended a weeklong encampment at Ramstein Air Base to fulfill a requirement before becoming officers in the CAP cadet program, a U.S. Air Force auxiliary for youth aged 12-21.

This photo gallery shows the cadets learning basic navigation skills with instruction from Master Sgt. Toby Stolz, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape instructor. The cadets had to find different points in the forest near Landstuhl Aug. 14, 2014, using various navigation techniques.


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