My brother, Jessy Martin, has been doing a lot of research into this idea and has shown how a lot of our current issues in the Air Force stem from this idea. We have some amazing and talented NCOs in the service, but we maintain the control at the SNCO and officer levels. This creates a culture where SNCOs are overworked and don’t have the time to develop leaders. The current generation wants to do more and have an impact, we need to let them. Push some responsibility to our teammates and provide mentorship. It is a lot of work in the beginning, but completely worth it in the end.

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