Inland Sailors

Lyons, Joseph E.; Doyle Jr., Thomas F.; Brovarone, Thomas J.
February 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2009, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p7
Conference Proceeding
The article presents several comments regarding the article by a lieutenant which cites the implication of individual augmentee tours of the navies in the U.S. It outlines the importance of examining the attributes of a good infantry officer such as leadership skill, physical fitness, small-unit tactics familiarity and infantry weapons knowledge. It points out that an officer should receive an initial Army infantry training program of several months before sending them on any missions.


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