As a Cadet and Officer Candidate at The United States Air Force Academy, Lelyand Cathey knows a lot about discipline, rigor, and hard work. These are qualities he has always valued, even as a young person growing up in Charlotte. He was surprised, however, to find their value not only in physical strength and academics, but in music as well. You can read more about Lelyand through our “25 Seasons 25 Lives” series, which you can find here.