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Encampment Commander

Lt Colonel Doug Crockett, CAP

Commander, 14th Cadet Training Group

Lt Colonel Doug Crockett is the Commander, 14th Cadet Training Group, Salina, Kansas. The mission of encampment is for cadets to develop leadership skills, investigate the aerospace sciences and related careers, commit to a habit of regular exercise, and solidify their moral character. The encampment also provides an immersion into the full challenges and opportunities of cadet life. Through activities such as rappelling, obstacle courses, firearms training, and the like, encampments encourage safe, calculated risk-taking in a safe environment. Encampment showcases the cadet program’s regimented, military-like training model in a positive, age-appropriate manner consistent with CAP and Air Force traditions. Crockett is responsible for directing the overall encampment program by supervising the selection and training of the staff. He is responsible for the safety, fair treatment, and morale of all participants, while ensuring that the encampment operates in compliance with all CAP policies.


Gill Robb Wilson - 2020

National Staff College - 2020

Region Staff College - 2015

Dates of Rank


  1. Second Lieutenant - March 2010
  2. First Lieutenant - March 2011
  3. Captain - September 2012
  4. Major - September 2015
  5. Lieutenant Colonel - September 2020


  1. Cadet Activities Officer, Kansas Wing 2012-2016
  2. Recruiting and Retention Officer, Kansas Wing 2012-2016
  3. Commander, Heartland Cadet Squadron 2016-2018
  4. Director of Cadet Programs, Kansas Wing 2020-Present
  5. Commander, 14th Cadet Training Group, Kansas Wing 2022-2023


Meritorious Service Award

Commander's Commendation Award with silver triangular clasp

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