Character Development Shouldn't Stop after Commissioning

Alsina, Francisco J.
February 2005
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2005, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p41
Conference Proceeding
The article focuses on the fantastic job done by the U.S. Naval Academy with its character and ethics development. It is time the Navy establishes mandatory character and ethics training at the same level of importance as all the other government-mandated training. In the past two years there have been at least 26 Navy commanding officers relieved of their commands or fired from their jobs. It seems the U.S. Navy cares about educating its men and women on the perils of drug and alcohol abuse, fraternization and suicide.


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