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2022 Arkansas Wing Encampment

Arkansas Encampment Information

Operation Diamond Forge - Summer 2022

The Arkansas Wing Summer Encampment, Operation DIAMOND FORGE, is currently scheduled for July 8th - 15th at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock Arkansas. We will be touring the Little Rock Air Force Base and Camp Robinson during the encampment week and we are working on some exciting tours and activities at both military installations.  We will share more details as we finalize the activities.

Location: Camp Robinson (Little Rock), Arkansas

Dates: July 8th - July 15th

Times (Actual report times will be posted once details are finalized):

  • Staff will report on July 7th for RST

  • Students will report on July 8th for Reception


  • Encampment Commander: Capt Michael Probus, AR Wing Director of Cadet Programs

  • Encampment Deputy Commander of Support: Capt Don Bruecks, OK Wing

  • Commandant of Cadets: Capt Randy Vest, AR Wing

  • Cadet Commander: C/Maj Madeline Thompson, AR Wing

First Time Encampment Students:

Deadline for Online Student Intent Form: Saturday, 30 April 2022

Please use the following link to fill out the Online Intent to Attend our Encampment.

Please understand this is NOT your Final Encampment Registration. There are required CAP Forms and Military Installation Forms that must be filled out and provided before you can attend Encampment. This Registration Packet will be sent to you at a later date using the contact information you provide when completing the Online Student Intent Form. More information will be posted to this site as details are finalized so please check back often.

Cadet Encampment Assistance Program (CEAP)

Cadets, please make sure you apply for CEAP.  If you qualify, this will help pay for your tuition to Encampment as well as offset uniform costs. CEAP is currently open and will close 20 days prior to our Encampment Start date.  To find out more about the CEAP process and how to apply go to:

Cadet CADRE Online Applications

There are two deadlines for these applications:

  • Friday, 25 March 2022
    Squadron Commanders & Support OIC Positions

  • Thursday, 31 March 2022
    All other Cadet Cadre Positions

Please submit your Cadre Application and intent using the following Google form link.

Senior Staff Applications

Deadline for Senior Staff Applications: Saturday, 30 April 2022

If you are interested in joining us this summer on the Senior Staff to help facilitate the best experience possible for our cadets please fill out the following online application.

Senior Staff Application:

Encampment Senior Position Descriptions: Arkansas Wing Summer Encampment Senior Staff Position Descriptions

Contact the Arkansas Wing Director of Cadet Programs, Capt Michael Probus, via email at for questions.

Updated 5 MAR 2022
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