Air Force Leadership Laboratory Curriculum

Description

The AS 100 and AS 200 Leadership Laboratory courses (LLABs) include a study of Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and military commands. The LLAB also includes studying the environment of an Air Force officer and learning about areas of opportunity available to commissioned officers. The AS 300 and AS 400 LLABs consist of activities classified as leadership and management experiences. They involve the planning and controlling of military activities of the cadet corps, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications. LLABs also include interviews, guidance, and information which will increase the understanding, motivation, and performance of other cadets.

Course Objectives

The AS 100 cadet in the LLAB program should know the principles of the AFROTC Training Guide, Air Force customs and courtesies, dress and grooming standards, and grade structure and insignia as well as the chain of command. The individual should know the AFROTC Honor Code. The individual should know effective time management skills, the benefits of exercise and nutrition, as well as the AFROTC weight and fitness standards. The individuals will know the courtesies and procedures associated with the United States flag and know and demonstrate individual and flight drill positions and movements. Finally, they will begin to know the environment of the Air Force officer by participating in a unit formal dinner, retreat, parade and awards ceremony.

The AS 200 cadet will continue their learning by focusing on the aspects of Field Training. The cadet will apply the AFROTC Training Guide philosophy in instructing drill and ceremonies to the AS 100 cadets. They will know and demonstrate road guard procedures, flag raising procedures for reveille and retreat, as well as flight commander commands, positions, and movements. The cadet will know the procedures and requirements of Field Training. The cadet will participate in the same events as the AS 100 cadet while applying Air Force customs and courtesies and dress and grooming standards.

The AS 300 and AS 400 cadet will apply the AFROTC Training Guide philosophy in supervising the cadet corps. The cadet will demonstrate leadership and management skills in supervising the cadet corps or through advanced leadership experiences. The cadet will comprehend the importance of adhering to Air Force Core Values. The cadet will participate in the same events as the AS 100 cadet while applying Air Force customs and courtesies and dress and grooming standards.