1. Good for our Communities
- Cadets perform a variety of types of community service benefiting the surrounding areas of where their unit is located.
- Cadets also provide support to our veterans through outreach programs and honor guard detachments for memorial services.
- Cadets are instilled with the virtues of good citizenship and strong moral principles which form the core of the USNSCC Program.
- Cadets are not required to join the armed services once they graduate the program, but they will enter the adult world having been taught the value of being a responsible and productive member of their community.
2. Good for our Armed Forces
- As an official youth organization of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, USNSCC educates its Cadets in the values of military customs, courtesies, and leadership.
- Training received in the USNSCC helps to shape capable and competent Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Guardsmen, Airmen, and Officers.
- According to the Chief of Naval Operations, each USNSCC Cadet who serves in the armed forces, serve with less attrition rates, and save tax payers more than $14,000 in training costs.
- Each Cadet who enters the armed services is disciplined, well-trained, and more prepared for the rigors of military training than those with no experience.
- Cadets who enlist are eligible to earn an advanced pay grade (up to two grades) upon boot camp graduation. Also, more than 10% of the midshipmen in the freshman class at the U.S. Naval Academy were former USNSCC Cadets.
3. Good for America's Youth
- Cadets experience an atmosphere of teamwork, camaraderie, respect, honor, and acceptance unlike any other youth program.
- Cadets learn to respect themselves and others, while growing self-confidence in their actions.
- Annually, 17 different scholarships (totaling over $500,000) are awarded to over two dozen Cadets who wish to pursue a college education.