29 Jan '14, 7pm

IG: Air Force general caused 'mental suffering' to subordinates: Retired Maj. Gen. Stephen Schmidt w... #airforce

Retired Maj. Gen. Stephen Schmidt was an abusive leader who caused his subordinates to suffer “metal suffering” by screaming and swearing at them, an Air Force Inspector General’s Office report found. “Maj. Gen. Schmidt failed to treat his front office subordinates with dignity and respect, and failed to demonstrate the underlying leadership principles that inspire motivation, confidence, enthusiasm and trust in subordinates and foster a healthy command climate,” according to the March 2013 report, which the Air Force provided to Air Force Times. The Washington Post first reported Tuesday about the report’s findings, which also conclude that Schmidt improperly took a part from a NATO aircraft; he did not follow travel procedures when he visited his mother; he did not properly keep track of bottles of wine that he gave as gifts; and he did not provide formal feedback to peo...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140129/NEWS/301290021

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