Musings, leadership tidbits and quotes posted by a retired Navy Captain (really just a high performing 2nd Class Petty Officer) who hung up his uniform a bit too early. He still wears his Navy service on his sleeve. He needs to get over that. "ADVANCE WARNING - NO ORIGINAL THOUGHT!" A "self-appointed" lead EVANGELIST for the "cryptologic community". Keeping CRYPTOLOGY alive-one day and Sailor at a time. 2015 is 80th Anniversary of the Naval Security Group.
To: All Active Duty U.S. Navy Officer and Enlisted
The recent paper “Keep a Weather Eye on the Horizon” was written to provide our Navy’s senior decision-makers with an argument for approaching manpower with proactive incentives rather than reactive controls. The paper went viral within days, and the subject matter has evidently hit a chord with many of you. The force-wide implications remain substantial, and to get a better understanding of the landscape, a few of us elected to dig deeper.
Led by Guy “Bus” Snodgrass, our survey team has created a product that will hone in on the factors vital to retaining our future leaders, while gaining a better understanding of why many choose to leave. Most importantly, the results of this study will provide our Navy’s senior decision makers with timely and relevant information – facilitated by servicemembers, for servicemembers – to help enable the proactive steps required to keep our service’s best and brightest in uniform.