Anna Granville

Anna Granville is a Naval officer. She lives in California. The opinions in this article are her own. Anna Granville is a pen name.

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Community
Why I Wrote Under A Pseudonym As A Naval Officer
One of Task & Purpose’s first contributors reveals her true identity.
Lt. Cmdr. James Raymond, center, operations officer for Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, stands with his squadron during a change of command ceremony.
Community
There’s A Key Piece Of Information Missing From The Personnel Retention Discussion
The Navy needs to be better at tracking who is separating from the service and why.
Military tuition assistance: Benefits and limits
Education
Here Are 7 Awesome Resources Your Transition Class Didn’t Offer
There are a number of hidden-gem resources for separating service member provided by veteran service organizations.
Cultural Support Assessment and Selection program.
Community
It’s Time We Require Women To Register For The Draft
Women’s legal exemption from the draft is obsolete.
Photo composite from left to right: Cmdr. Elizabeth Barrett (top left), Jennie Hodgers (bottom left), Virginia Hall, Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, Sarah Emma Edmonds
History
American Women Who Served In Combat Before You Were Born
Women have served on every part of the battlefield since the birth of the United States.
The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu launches Landing Craft Utility 1635 off the coast of San Clemente Island for the beach assault phase of exercise Iron Fist 2012.
Support
4 Reasons Why I Will Miss The Navy
A naval officer bids the Navy farewell after six years of service.
Members of the U.S. Naval Academy raise their right hands as they take an oath of office during the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony, May 22, 2015.
News
The Navy’s Uniform Changes Are Anything But Gender Neutral
The Navy’s new uniform changes are supposed to be "gender neutral," but for officers and senior enlisted, they look much like the men's uniforms.
An U.S. Army cultural support team member with the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force scans the terrain while sitting in the back of a Humvee in Sarobi district, Afghanistan, Dec. 6, 2013.
History
The Story Of The Incredible Women Who Served With Special Ops Units In Afghanistan
The new book, “Ashley’s War,” highlights the servicewomen who served alongside special operations units in Afghanistan.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departs Naval Station Norfolk on its maiden deployment, May 11, 2011.
Career
4 Reasons I Am Resigning My Commission As A Naval Officer
I love the Navy, it has been an honor to serve, but I want this incredible organization to be better.
Service members and civilian guests attend the 17th annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial, Arlington Va., May 20, 2014.
Community
Cautionary Lessons On Leading As A Woman In The Military
Several servicewomen share their advice and experiences from their time in the military.