He was a commanding figure that exuded charisma. Even without the uniform, that would have been recognizable. He spoke very well and mentioned the Administration's ongoing engagements.
One thing that he brought up with some vigor was Don't Ask Don't Tell, the policy that disallows discussion of homosexuality. They're looking to possibly repeal the policy. I hope they get traction with the repeal. Although discussions of a sexual matter should be tempered, they shouldn't be more so because of the participants. Should the Profession of Arms consist of people that are seen as professionals?
Some time ago we contracted a vendor to develop a small application for us. After multiple setbacks throughout the project, I received a phone call.Read More >
Within the Air Force, uniformed personnel are appraised through Enlisted (or Officer) Performance Reports. The implication of the naming for such documents is that we're measured based upon performance. However, this simply is not the case. Anything less than a perfect rating requires significant documentation. With this being the case, it is difficult to truly discern who is performing at a higher level. Furthermore, one negative appraisal may negatively impact the next one.Read More >
We graduated from DLI today. This has been a ride and a time I truly appreciated. I lived in the moment and will miss it.Read More >