Leadership Evaluation and Development (LEAD)

During the summer after your sophomore year, you will participate in LEAD (it is required for all cadets who wish to continue into the Professional Officer Course). This rigorous program involves physical conditioning, weapons training and survival training. LEAD offers you the opportunity to develop your skills as both a leader and team member.

LEAD activities include:

  • Physical conditioning
  • Marksmanship training
  • Survival training
  • Air Force specialty orientation
  • Confidence course
  • Aircraft and crew orientation
  • Human relations
  • Drill and ceremonies
  • Leadership study
  • Group and expeditionary leadership activities