Cultivating Agile and Transformational Air Guard Leaders through Inspiring and Structured Training (CATALIST) marks a significant step toward the New Jersey Air National Guard commander’s goal of strengthening the development of future military leaders.

One principal goal of CATALIST is to stretch your minds by getting you out of your typical routines and orbits. You will learn practical, real-world leadership lessons from the successes and failures of people who confronted problems unlike any you have faced in your careers. That learning will be enhanced through the engagement of classmates from diverse backgrounds.

Another principal goal of CATALIST is to build and strengthen professional relationships across our organizations and ranks. By the time you complete CATALIST, you are expected to have a “go to” list of subject matter experts within your class who can help solve your problems. You will have a broader view of potential career paths, which may include opportunities outside your current Wing or specialty.