Welcome to the United States Air Force Academy's
Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD)


The CCLD serves an integrating focal point of USAFA's commitment to developing leaders of character. Since character and leadership are complementary and inseparable concepts, in a military context synergies result from integrating character and leadership considerations into the common effort. of the Academy's academic, military and athletic elements. The focus of the CCLD is on the development of cadet character and leadership through high quality, daily interactions with faculty and staff. The Center's three areas of commitment are:

1) To elevate and integrate character and leadership development,
      both conceptually and structurally throughout the entire
      USAFA experience

2) To advance the scholarship of character and leadership

3) To facilitate education and experiences for USAFA cadets and
      staff that develops their identities as servants of the nation,
      warrior professionals, and leaders of character.

Mission: Advance the understanding, practice, and integration of character and leadership development in preparation for service to the nation in the profession of arms

Vision: The Air Force's premier Center for integrating the development of character and leadership; the Academy's catalyst for achieving its highest purpose

Leaders Live Honorably Leaders Lift Others Leaders Elevate Performance
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