Sunday, December 7, 2008

Sailor - with a capital "S"

1-16. Identifying Navy and Marine Corps Personnel . . . Capitalize "Sailor" and "Marine" when referring to members of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps.

Secretary of the Navy, John Dalton in 1994

SECNAVINST 5216.5D, Navy Correspondence Manual

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Captain Lambert,
I have been doing this for 50 years and felt that since the Navy always told me that Sailors were the most important thing about the Navy, it was a logical thing to do.
Very Respectfully,