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Vision - Mission

Vision:  Shape today’s continuum of officer development to best prepare tomorrow’s senior  USAF leaders to lead in an ever increasing VUCA environment 

Mission:  Answer the primary research question - What are the critical knowledge, skills, and attributes (KSA) required of USAF General Officers to serve as strategic leaders in a complex world?  

Issues and Initiatives


  • USAF GOs have significant and long-term impact on the Service. Both internal and external stakeholders inform the requirements for and gaps in GO preparedness.
  • Will utilize USAWC methodology; however, intend to provide additional research analysis 


  • Analyzing USAWC research information 
  • Current ACSC Leadership elective students providing input to USAWC survey and interview questions