Open Forum: Putting the airport issue to rest
When I was a senior officer in the Air Force, we received periodic ethics briefings that included extensive discussions and guidance on conflicts of interest. The bottom line was we were expected to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest. There is definitely the appearance of an actual or potential conflict in this case — even though the conflict is through no action taken by the individual.
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