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Cadet Commander


C/1st Lt. Hunter Hayes is the Cadet Commander for the Lafayette Composite Squadron. In her duties, C/1st Lt. Hayes is responsible for ensuring the Cadet Corps of the squadron remains ready to develop the future leaders of America. She joined Civil Air Patrol as a Cadet at the age of 14 in 2020.

As a member, she has served in multiple leadership roles including Cadet Flight Sergeant, Cadet Flight Commander, and Cadet Commander.

Emergency Services Qualifications

Urban Direction Finding Team Member

Mission Radio Operator

Mission Staff Assistant


CAP Achievement Award

Brig Gen Billy Mitchell Award

AFA Outstanding Cadet

VFW Cadet Officer of the Year

Crisis Service Award

Red Service Award

National Cadet Activities Ribbon

Encampment Ribbon (2 Bronze Clasps)

Special Events

Louisiana Wing Summer Encampment (3 Years, 2 years as Staff)

Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course (AFSUPT FC)

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