Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Opinion: Navy Needs Intellectual Diversity

Opinion: Navy Needs Intellectual Diversity

Former Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott addresses new sailors in 2006. US Navy Photo

Former Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott addresses new sailors in 2006. US Navy Photo

This past May, the George Washington University Naval ROTC class of 2013 took the oath of commissioning in front of the historic Marine Corps Memorial.

It was a humid day in Arlington, Va., as the midmorning sun rose over the Iwo Jima statue, reflecting off the graduates’ brass on their new choker whites. Hundreds of proud parents and friends were in the audience, taking photographs and cheering when their ensign or second lieutenant received their commission. Read More

Document: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations

Document: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations

The following is from the Department of Defense’s Aug. 7, 2013 Command and Control forJoint Maritime Operations:

Maritime power, in the broadest sense, is military, diplomatic, and economic power or influence exerted through the ability to use the sea. Read More