This is from Warrior

The remarks of  Maj. Gen. Michael Keltz while extremely stupid and ill timed are not racist.

I have been known to say someone is acting crazier than a drunk Chinaman.




A 34-year career in the Air Force will come to an end for Maj. Gen. Michael Keltz following a racially-charged remark the general made during a public forum April 9, according to Air Education and Training Command.

“After communicating directly with Major General Michael Keltz, I have accepted his letter of resignation and moved to process appropriate administrative actions and his request to retire,” said Gen. Robin Rand, Air Education and Training Command commander. “Mike Keltz is an extraordinarily dedicated Airman and commander with a highly distinguished service career. He realizes the impact of his actions and has expressed his genuine regret to me, which he extends to all Airmen. As a senior leader, Major General Keltz understands he must be held accountable for this inappropriate comment.”

During an Article 15 hearing he was overseeing, Keltz reportedly told an accused airman and another officer that they appeared to be “drunker than 10,000 Indians.”

Keltz issued a statement in which he called the comment “unfortunate.”

“I inadvertently made an unfortunate comment, I own it, and I hold myself accountable to the same high standards my subordinate commanders are held to,” Keltz said. “As a result, I have tendered my resignation from command and requested to retire from service. [AETC Commander] Gen. [Robin] Rand has graciously accepted that request.”

Keltz received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1981, according to an Air Education and Training Command release. He is a highly decorated combat veteran with three Defense Superior Service medals and two Bronze Star medals. He has flown combat and contingency operations on AC-130H, MC-130E, MC-130H and AC-130U gunships and Combat Talons in Grenada, El Salvador, Panama, Sierra Leone and in Operations Desert Storm, Provide Comfort, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.