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Military Maintenance Units Can't Afford One Day to Combat White Supremacy

  Photo courtesy of Sarah Sicard Note: Readers should fully read this article, as the narration and explanation will expand through the course of the article. Insinuations at the start are not necessarily conclusions at the end. Public Affairs responses are compiled at the end of the article. On January 6, 2021 there was a  riot  at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C.. That riot coincided with Presidential electoral votes being counted and debated by both chambers of Congress. It is estimated  20% of the participants of the riot were veterans, active duty, national guard, or reservists. That number stands in stark contrast to veteran makeup among the general population which sits at only  7% of the total U.S. population. Photo courtesy of On January 22, 2021 retired Army Four-Star General Lloyd Austin  was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 93-2 vote making him the first Black Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) in U.S. history. On February 5, 2021 SECDEF Austin issued a 

Episode 34 - Leadership with Kurtis Ott

 In this episode I'm joined by CMSgt(ret) Kurtis Ott to discuss his thoughts on WAPS testing, apprenticeships, retention, and ending with my thoughts on how the Air Force places quantity over quality whenever it is forced to choose between the two. See the episode below. If you have thoughts, I'd be interested in reading your comments here or on the 20 Years Done Facebook Page 20 Years Done · Episode 34 - Leadership With Kurtis Ott