The High-top Sneakers Mandate

The new America: Government:  You must buy high top sneakers. Individual:  I don’t want high top sneakers. Government:  We have passed a law – you must buy high top sneakers. Individual:  I have rights – I don’t want to buy high top sneakers and you cannot make me.  I am free. Judge:  Excuse me.  I…

Can we (please) fix the Air Force evaluation system?

I’ve been in the Air Force for 18 years.  I’ve seen, reviewed, edited, and written myriad performance reports for both enlisted members and officers.  During those 18 years, I’ve discussed the Air Force evaluation system with young Airmen, old colonels, smart sergeants, confused captains, angry majors, and exhausted commanders. I’ve taken an informal poll and…