AFIT ACE program develops cadets into the next-generation of cyberspace leaders through education, problem-solving, military operations and advanced Air Force specific academics. Formal education components cover information warfare, cryptography, network security, digital forensics, wireless security and formal security concepts. In addition, the ACE program provides military focused discussions and Staff Rides, which incorporate the importance of lessons learned from recent cyber conflicts and historic battlefields. The program is held at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.