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The Navy Email User’s Guide

This post originally appeared on the USNI Blog here. Email is great. I love it so much! It has everything . . . laughter, tears, blinding rage, mind-numbing boredom, utter confusion . . . everything! You can spend all day reading and writing emails, then when you come back in the morning, you have a… Keep Reading

Posted on in Leadership/Rants

Let Them Keep Their Participation Trophies!

This post first appeared on the USNI Blog here. Dear Mr. President, I am writing to request that you let the JAG Corps officers who prosecuted Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher keep the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals (NAM) that you so uncharitably stripped from them last week. True, they didn’t technically “earn” those awards but… Keep Reading

Posted on in Navy Stuff/Rants

This ‘Tired Sailor’ Narrative is Killing my Watchbill

This post first appeared on the USNI Blog here. A couple months ago, retired Army Lieutenant General, and former National Security Advisor, H.R. McMaster argued that the American people are being fed a narrative of “war weariness” and its hindering our brilliant strategy in Afghanistan. He told the story of a young student—a millennial, no… Keep Reading

Posted on in Announcements/Epiphanies/Leadership/Navy Stuff

Shipmates, Lend Me Your Ears…

This post originally appeared on the USNI Blog here. Dear Navy, I am formally announcing my candidacy for the 32nd Chief of Naval Operations. I know, I know. I hear what you’re saying. Holy cow, would this guy just PLEASE STOP?!? Yeah, well that’s what the master of this merchant said in Canada, so deal with… Keep Reading

Posted on in Voices from the Fleet

La Cosa Nostra in Khakis

Editor’s Note: From time to time, we will publish anonymous content from the Fleet, which we believe adds value to the conversation on making the Navy better. We still believe the best way to publicly offer criticism of your own team is to stand proudly and put your name on the line, but we acknowledge… Keep Reading

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