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Cadet Leader Training

Cadet Leader Training (CLT) is a two track program (CTLT, DCLT). Most positions are linked to a specific regiment of the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). As a result, attendance to the specific regiment is mandatory. The assigned regiment will not be changed to accommodate personal situations.

Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT)
The Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) track provides Cadets the opportunity to experience leadership in Army Table of Organization and Equipment (TO&asp;E) units over a three to four week period. Cadets serve in lieutenant-level leadership positions in active-duty units. Platoon Leader positions have a 3-4 week duration depending on the hosting unit and location. Assignments include units that are located CONUS and OCONUS. Cadets are assigned a unit mentor, and are provided on-post lodging and meals via a Dining Facility. This program is exclusively designed for MS III Cadets before and after completion of LDAC. Learn more.

Drill Cadet Leadership Training (DCLT)
The four-week Drill Cadet Leadership Training (DCLT) track provides Cadets the opportunity to serve in a platoon leader or executive officer position in Initial Military Training companies and work closely with Drill Sergeants and other cadre. Cadets experience leadership training with Initial Military Training (IMT) Companies. Positions lengths vary in duration depending on the host unit and location. Cadets an opportunity to apply leadership skills, interact with highly skilled and experienced Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) and drill sergeants, and improves common task skill proficiency in an Army training environment. Cadets must attend a Staff Cadre Training Course (SCTC) prior to training in IMT units. This program is exclusively designed for MS III Cadets. Learn more.