How Female Officers Forced The Navy To Back Down On Uniform Changes
The bucket cover and other items have been saved by an act of Congress, and the Navy won’t easily be able to force future changes.
McCain Slams Mabus For ‘Tinkering’ With Navy Job Titles
John McCain calls out Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus over attempt to drop job ratings, saying it “defied basic common sense.”
‘Change For The Sake Of Change’ Seems To Be The Navy Secretary’s Motto
Secretary Mabus has offered dozens of solutions in search of problems during his tenure.
Navy Warship To Be Named After Legendary Marine John Basilone
Basilone is the only enlisted Marine to have receive both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross, the nation’s top two medals for combat valor.
The Navy Wants DoD To Bring Back Extended Deployment Pay
The Navy wants the Defense Department to pay sailors extra when their deployments exceed 220 days.
Hey Navy: Here’s One Tradition Women Actually Want To Keep
Navy leadership is imposing masculine dress uniform changes on its servicewomen that no one wants.
When Will The Battle Of Fallujah Get The Recognition It Deserves?
More than 120 Americans were killed in the two battles of Fallujah in the spring and fall of 2004.
Mabus: Marine Corps Standards Will Not Be Lowered For Gender Integration
In a Task & Purpose exclusive, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus promised not to lower standards when women join Marine Corps combat units.
UNSUNG HEROES: This Corporal Died Leading His Marines Until The Very End
Though mortally wounded by a roadside bomb, Cpl. Michael Ouellette remained a calm and composed leader under fire.
The Marine Corps’ Approach To Studying Women In Combat Jobs Was Flawed From The Start
It is no longer sufficient to argue that because most women are not as strong as most men, all women should be denied the opportunity to serve.
What The Navy’s New Maternity Leave Policy Means For Recruitment And Retention Efforts
This change marks a concrete step by the Navy to address poor retention rates among female sailors.
What Secretary Mabus’ Reforms Mean For The Future Of The Navy
Secretary Mabus has set the conditions to bring big change to the Navy and the way it recognizes its personnel. Now, he must make those changes a reality.