Welcome to Lone Star Squadron
United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC) The Naval Sea Cadet Corps is for American youth ages 10-18 who have a desire to learn about the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. Sea Cadets are authorized by the Secretary of the Navy to wear Navy uniforms appropriately marked with the Sea Cadet Corps insignia. The objectives of the Sea Cadet program are to introduce youth to naval life, to develop in them a sense of pride, patriotism, courage, and self-reliance, and to maintain an environment free of drugs and gangs.
ABOUT THE LONE STAR SQUADRON
- What is the Naval Sea Cadet Corps? – The Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) is a program for young men and women ages 13-17 who are interested in developing their skills in leadership, basic seamanship, courage, self-reliance, military discipline and are committed to being drug and gang free.
- What is the Navy League Cadet Corps? – The Navy League Cadet Corps (NLCC) is the junior cadet program for the NSCC. The NLCC introduces boys and girls ages 10-14 to naval life through instruction in basic seamanship and leadership. What uniforms will I wear? – Cadets are authorized by the Secretary of the Navy to wear Navy enlisted uniforms appropriately marked with NSCC/NLCC insignia.
- What are the requirements of membership? – All prospective cadets must be U.S. Citizens, be drug-free, unmarried, a full-time student with at least a “C” grade point average, have parental consent, and possess good moral character. In addition you must be interested in the program and committed to attending drills (meetings) regularly.
- Can anyone join? – Applicants meeting the NSCC’s minimum age requirement will not be denied membership in, benefit of, discriminated by, or excluded from participating in NSCC activities on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, or disability.