Some entities have been known to shoot themselves in the foot, but the United States Navy seems to have torpedoed itself in the butt. Make no mistake, this has all been brought about by by political correctness and the gender neutral crowd. Navy spokesmen deny this but it is just too obvious. The system has worked for the Navy for over two centuries. Tradition is also tossed out the window like an old rag. The enlisted ratings will now go through a decade of confusion and insecurity. It make work but the costs will be high.
As Written By Douglas Ernst for The Washington Times:
All 91 of the U.S. Navy’s enlisted job titles are headed for Davy Jones’ locker.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus prodded the Navy and Marine Corps early this year to look for ways to create gender-neutral rating titles.
“We’re going to immediately do away with rating titles and address each other by just our rank as the other services do,” Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Robert Burke toldNavy Times for a piece published Thursday. “We recognize that’s going to be a large cultural change, it’s not going to happen overnight, but the direction is to start exercising that now.”
The move, which officials say will make service members more employable post….
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