Backbone of the Navy

James Dunnigan has an interesting story about how letting the chiefs do their jobs rather than micro-managing them makes a ship run better. Imagine that.

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  1. Boyd says:

    They always take a hit when they forget that the Navy is led and managed by the Chiefs, and all the real work gets done by Second Classes (PO2 – E-5).