I just got the letter from SecDef Carter about promoting diversity and providing support to Lean in Circles. I'm not buying into this whole "we need more diversity" program. Diversity has never provided anything more than diversity itself. Somehow people got into their minds that diversity increases productivity, competency, excellence, or something. Creativity comes out of exercised minds...not because your skin tone is different or because what sex you are or anything else we like to classify people on through demographics. Let's get our eyes back on the goal rather than focusing on being this ever changing mantra called political correctness.
I always did, do a good job and work your butt off or I would diversify your butt right out the door and I didn't care what age, sex, race, or religion you were. If you are a good NCO focus on your people and the job, quite being a hand wringing liberal and worrying about diversity. I never saw black, women or other religions, I saw airmen who needed to be trained and mentored; end of story.
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