Hours after Defense Secretary Mark Esper called American streets‘the battlespace’ for which the U.S. military should preserve dominance amid protests and riots across the nation, the Air Force's top enlisted leader published an emotional post likening himself to African Americans who died as a result of police brutality, and asked fellow leaders and citizens to work toward‘making things better.’
In a lengthy Twitter thread posted Monday, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright encouraged‘everyone to fight, not just for freedom, justice and equality, but to fight for understanding.’He also called for an‘independent review’ of the military justice system, saying equitable justice was an area in the service where progress has lagged.
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