Join ALERT Cadet



Cost: $45

When you enlist, you’ll receive one copy of the ALERT Cadet Basic Training Manual (view sample) for each participating family member, including Dad. Completion of the BTM takes 2 to 4 weeks, and is a prerequisite for membership as an ALERT Cadet. For details on how ALERT Cadet works, view the Welcome to ALERT Cadet” Booklet.


Advance to ALERT Cadet Membership

Cost: $59 (+$30/each for any chambrays)
Renewal: $20/year

Upon completion of each Basic Training Manual, a father and son may submit the ALERT Cadet Advancement Application to earn their first ALERT Cadet rank and receive their membership card and Phase 1 Handbooks. Additional sons may advance for a one-time cost of $24.99.


The purposes of the ALERT Cadet uniform are identification, recognition, and motivation, but they are not not required to be an ALERT Cadet.


Duty Uniform

The Duty Uniform may be purchased when enlisting in Basic Training for $49. The Duty Uniform is required before the purchase of the Chambray.



The Chambray may be purchased when advancing to ALERT Cadet Membership for $30 (or at a later date for $42).

visual uniform 

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