Attendance Policy

Unit personnel must attend a minimum of 75 percent of all scheduled drills to maintain “satisfactory attendance.”  Members who fail to maintain satisfactory attendance, and who do not respond to counseling and other measures to improve attendance, may be dropped from the program at the discretion of the unit commanding officer.  For reasons beyond their control – illness, family plans, etc. – members will miss drills.  Absence for valid reasons, as determined by the unit commanding officer, are excused drill and will not be counted as missed drills in determining satisfactory attendance.

Cadet Expectations


  • Being completely truthful
  • Being polite and considerate to all people
  • Showing proper military bearing


  • Maintain proper grooming
  • Wear the uniform properly
  • Engaging in service to community


  • Saying “Yes, sir/ma’am,” “No, sir/ma’am,” etc.
  • Obeying those placed in authority over them whether young or old
  • Following military courtesies

Cadets will act responsibly by

  • Being on-time to all events
  • Reading the Plan of the Day in advance and preparing for drill
  • Using chain of command to answer questions and deal with concerns
  • Coming to drill properly hydrated
  • Safeguarding their Sea Cadet ID cards
Cadets will take advantage of the education offered through the program
  • Attend all drills, work days, community service, and fundraisers
  • Complete advancement course work and exams assigned in a timely manner
  • Exercise regularly to improve physical fitness
  • Attend advanced trainings per year