Recent Examples of cadet from the Web
The Newport Beach Council of the Navy League recently award $1,800 in scholarships to six Pacifica High School NJROTC cadets.
At West Point, the soft-spoken cadet from Florida gravitated to theater and liked listening to Tchaikovsky.
The IOCT is a requirement for all cadets every year at West Point.
The headstones of 11 British cadets and one American who served in the Royal Flying Corps are pictured at he Royal Flying Corps Cemetery at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is scheduled to address graduating cadets at West Point.
One of the pictures was of Mitch Winey, 21, a 2014 Chesterton High School graduate and West Point cadet who was one of eight soldiers to lose his life during a June 2, 2016, military training accident at Fort Hood, Texas.
Nearly six years later, Nattiel will graduate Saturday from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., as a Rhodes Scholar recognized by Army officials for his efforts to help fellow cadets graduate.
If any cadets at the Air Force Academy joined up in the hopes of dogfighting enemy jets or going on big bombing runs, Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ lecture on Friday probably came as a disappointment.
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Origin and Etymology of cadet
French, from Gascon capdet chief, from Late Latin capitellum, diminutive of Latin capit-, caput head — more at head
First Known Use: 1610
CADET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cadet for English Language Learners
: a student at a military school who is preparing to be an officer
: a person who is being trained to be a police officer
CADET Defined for Kids
Definition of cadet for Students
: a student in a military school or college
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