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Health Services

CAP health service personnel are responsible for advising CAP commanders and unit personnel on the health, fitness, disease and injury prevention, and environmental protection of CAP members relevant to CAP activities, with special emphasis on those members involved in flying, emergency services and disaster relief activities, field exercises, encampments, and special activities.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

Texas Wing Members. As we continue into this COVID-19 virus situation, below are the most recent information releases pertaining to the virus. Remember that your Health Services officers can help answer any questions you may have.

Useful Information:

CAP Guidelines for Gatherings

CAP Two-Pager for COVID-19

CAP COVID-19 Protection Slides

Fitness

Whether you are a Cadet or a Senior Member, fitness is a key component in a healthy lifestyle.  Stew Smith is a former Navy Seal, and has written numerous articles for Military.com, as well as authoring a number of books.  I’ve linked a few articles below.  I highly recommend going to Military.com’s Fitness section and looking through the many articles that are available.

Beginner Fitness Program –
Looking to start a fitness routine? This article talks about motivation, diet, lifestyle changes, and has a 45 Day beginners plan.  (Stew Smith)

Preparing for Basic Training –
Joining the Military? This program guides you through the different exercises that can prepare you for the service’s Basic Training PFTs.  (Stew Smith)

Navy Seal Fitness Test –
Looking to be part of the 1%?  With attrition rates hovering around the 80% mark, Special Operations is an area that you must be prepared for long before you cross the threshold of the schools.  This article gives advice on preparing for the fitness challenges that await you.  It is centered around the Navy’s BUD/S standards, which is known to be the most difficult of these of schools.  (Stew Smith)

CAPP 52-18 – Cadet Physical Fitness Program

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