Doolittle Leadership Center

AFA’s Doolittle Leadership Center delivers leadership-training courses, workshops, and resources to Air & Space Force officers, enlisted leaders, cadets, and industry professionals around the world. Founded in 2022, the DLC follows the spirit of AFA’s founding President, Gen. Jimmy Doolittle, to mentor, educate, and inspire the next generation of leaders. 

Our Mission:

Building Better Leaders

Leadership Development Workshops

The DLC’s two-day leader development course can transform how your organization thinks about leadership.

Learn More

Senior Mentorship for Junior Leaders

The DLC connects seniors leaders from the Air and Space Forces with USAFA cadets, ROTC cadets, and Silver Wings students—the leaders of tomorrow.

Learn More


The DLC produces thought-leadership content from discussions with senior Air and Space Force leaders, short films, and more—all available for free on YouTube.

Watch Now

The Doolittle Raiders Toast

Each year on the anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, the DLC raises a glass to their legendary feat along with Airmen, Guardians, and AFA members around the world.

Learn More

The Legends Tour

In 2022, the DLC assembled an amazing group of living legends from the Air and Space Forces who toured eight installations and shared their stories with more than 3,500 Airmen and Guardians.

Learn More

Support the DLC

Our nation urgently needs effective leaders to navigate modern-day conflicts faced by our Air and Space Forces. With your help, we will build tomorrow’s leaders.

Make a Gift

Let’s Get Started!

Contact us to learn more about our workshops, and schedule one for your organization. Building better leaders begins today!

Contact Us

Dr. Patrick Donley, Director
Luke Forister, Operations Manager
(571) 544-7243