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Episode 37: CSM Carl Holcomb

Over his 33-year Army National Guard career, Command Sergeant Major Carl Holcomb rose to become the State Command Sergeant Major, the highest ranking enlisted soldier in the Virginia National Guard, becoming the first black man to hold the position. He also spent 17 years as a correctional officer, and as you'll hear, had to de-escalate life-threatening situations for himself and the inmates. In. this conversation, Carl tells us stories from both careers, and we end with his thoughts on the current social climate.

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