Only Highly Trained Need Apply in Navy's 'New World' of Optimal Manning

Roth, Margaret
December 2004
Sea Power;Dec2004, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p14
Focuses on optimal manning, a self-taught training for highly-motivated sailors in the U.S. Navy. Combination of an analysis of manpower needs and modern technology to plan a 6.5 percent cut in the force from 2003 to 2008; Suggestion that Optimal manning, and the training to achieve it, are not confined to the newer ships; Efforts of the Littoral Combat Ship to drive the development of the Navy's new approach to training; Comments of Albert Thomas, deputy director of the Human Systems Integration Directorate, regarding the new approach.


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