Warriors in their Own Words

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CW2 Jim White Part II: From Behind Bars

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CW2 Jim White Part II: From Behind Bars

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jim White, callsign Sneaky White, served in the Marine Corps before transferring to the Army to become a helicopter pilot.

In this second part of his interview, White talks about returning home, and why he was sent to prison. While in prison, he created a veterans group with Geronimo Pratt an influential and high-ranking member of the Black Panther Party who was wrongfully convicted. With the help of that vet group, he went on to raise over $350,000 dollars for various causes during his time in prison.

He also received national attention for creating a program that helped inmates earn college degrees while incarcerated. Over 1500 earned degrees through the program

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