Volume 61  |  Fall 2009

Help from the Pentagon - October 22, 2009
The Maintenance Evangelist has a new project going, this time with some help from the Pentagon.

WVTF Radio program "Weekend Virginia" talks with Joel "The Maintenance Evangelist" Leonard about his new program utilizing the Reliability Vortex. Joel explains how he has offered this concept and its practices to Fort Bragg, NC as a way to infuse modern management maintenance strategies and practices. He also encourages young people to go into skilled trades.

Download and listen to the 3-1/2 minute mp3 interview by clicking the link. You may also save the mp3 for later listening by right-clicking the link, selecting 'save target as' and choosing a location on your computer.

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"Weekend Virginia" (Sat 6:00-7 am) is a news and public affairs program, hosted by the WVTF News Department. Their website is

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