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The Weekly Lead: AF Academy gets MTIs, a cadet helps children in the court system & more

1.  Welcome Back, MTIs


Military Training Instructors return to the Air Force Academy after a 10-year absence. The Cadet Wing will add five NCOs who served as basic training instructors at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, to the Cadet Wing by the end of February. Read more at
https://www.usafa.edu/news/academy-brings-back-mtis-as-cw-refocuses-on-training-fundamentals

2.  Definition of Character


Cadet Candidates select their 2020 exemplar, Capt. Victoria A. “Tori” Pinckney, Jan. 24, and honored her for her service and sacrifice. https://www.usafa.edu/news/usafa-prep-school-inducts-shell-77-pilot-capt-tori-pinckney-as-2020-exemplar

3.  Cadets Go to Court

Cadets pursuing law degrees competed in a national-level collegiate mock trial event. https://www.usafa.edu/news/academy-cadets-make-playoffs-at-national-moot-court-competition/

4.  Moving Forward


A cadet helps children in the Texas court system move on from their mistakes … just like he did. https://www.usafa.edu/news/moving-beyond-a-mistake-academy-cadet-mentors-troubled-teens-in-his-hometown

5.  How’s That for Diversity?

A security forces Airman who was born in Panama, grew up in the U.K., and learned Chinese, assists foreign language cadets absorb the language.  https://www.usafa.edu/news/learning-the-language-enlisted-airman-improves-chinese-language-skills-with-cadets

The Weekly Lead is a U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs staff report.