The Ellijay Lions club hosted the 507 Ellijay Composite Squadron, led by Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Jacob Engstrom. The event presented a report of cadet activities, education and training programs.
Programs included Emergency services, such as search and rescue, disaster relief, and humanitarian services, and also Aerospace education, which covered all aspects of aviation including flight physics, dynamics, history, and application.
The Cadet Program has a mandatory aerospace education program; in order to progress, a cadet must take a number of courses and tests relating to aviation. Cadets also have educational opportunities through museum tours, National Cadet Special Activities, military and civilian orientation rides, and guest speakers.