9 - 17 July 2022


Complete the Special Activities Application:  Go to E-Services and click Cadet Programs button then “Registration and Payment System” link on the left hand side of the screen.  As you follow the instructions for entering your request, you will also get to check (and correct if necessary) your address, contact information, and personal characteristics that National Headquarters (NHQ) has on file.   If you need to make changes please follow the directions on this page. The computer process takes member data and puts it in the forms where appropriate so it's important that your data is accurate.  ONLY applications sent through the National Cadet Special Activities website will be accepted. 


  • Personal:  Check to make sure all the information is correct, especially your email address.  The HMRS Staff uses email to communicate with you.  

  • Medical:  It is essential that you explain any medical condition that you have.  For example, if you have been hospitalized or been in an accident, you must give details.  All medications must be listed.

  • Click on the Preferences tab:  Choose the ONE HMRS course you would like to attend.  Please be aware of any prerequisites for the course you are selecting.

    • Select - HMRS All other course -317 if applying for:
        Basic Ranger School - Cadet or Senior
        Field Communicators Course
        Cadet Advanced Ranger Course
        Ranger Team Commander Course
        Incident Leadership Course

    • Select HMRS Aircrew Survival Course-318 if applying to this course

    • Select HMRS Ranger Field Medic Course-319 if applying to Ranger Field Medic Course

    • Staff is only for pre-selected HMRS Staff and prior Alpha, Tango, or Mike graduates applying for first-time staff

  • Review Tab: When you hit "Submit", your application will be transmitted to NHQ electronically.  Your Squadron Commander and Wing Commander must then approve your application, also electronically.  Only then will the Hawk Mountain Staff review your application for slotting.  You may be contacted for additional information if needed. 

  • After you have completed your registration via E-Services you must submit a Supplemental Application.



If you have been selected for Hawk Mountain Ranger School, you will receive an e-mail by the Ranger Staff with additional instructions. 

  • Print the online application by going to the "Online Payment" tab in the "Registration and Payment System" section of eServices.  To the right of the invoice, choose, "Print Form 31".

  • The application needs to be signed by the applicant.  Squadron and Wing Commanders have already approved this electronically, so their signatures are not required.

  • If you are a cadet, the application must be signed by parent or guardian and their respective witness.  

  • Scan and e-mail the signed application to hawkmountain@cap.gov  or mail to PAWG Headquarters at the address below.

  • The non-refundable school fee must be paid online at the NCSA website by 27 June 2022.

  • Email travel arrangements to hawkmountain@cap.gov.



PAWG Headquarters

Attn: Hawk Mountain Ranger School

Building 3-108

Fort Indiantown Gap

Annville, PA 17003


Detailed questions should be e-mailed to hawkmountain@cap.gov and they will be directed to the proper staff member.

(Please provide your contact information, including the student’s name)