Who are the Sea Cadets?
The Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) are American youths, ages 13-17 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.
The Navy League Cadet Corps (NLCC) is for boys and girls, at least 10 but not yet 14 years old, who are interested in the sea and ships, and our nations seagoing services. The Navy League program is designed to introduce young people to maritime and military life, and to prepare them for later entrance into the Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
The Grey Ghost Division is the only Sea Cadet unit permanently assigned aboard a US Naval vessel, the USS Hornet, Located at Pier 3, Alameda Point, California. Our monthly drills are held aboard the Hornet. Advanced Trainings are held at various military installations throughout California, the United States, and overseas.
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