31 Jul '18, 8pm

Commentary: The Air Force is not designed to produce good leaders

Fellowship programs are even worse. Fellows don’t get a single assigned reading on leadership, let alone discuss it. Once again let’s look at the evidence: How many fired commanders were “distinguished graduates” or fellows in prestigious programs? Nearly all. Don’t believe me? Please, fact check my assertion. This is not to say all distinguished graduates are bad leaders. What I’m saying is the Air Force draws from the distinguished graduate pool for its commanders, but there’s nothing about being a distinguished graduate that makes an individual a good leader.

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/opinion/commentary/2018/07/...

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