Use Our Diversity Better

Johnson, Ted
March 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2011, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p78
Conference Proceeding
The article presents the author's views on diversity in the U.S. Navy. It suggests that the Navy should recognize ethnic diversity and maintain a record of the ethnicities of American Sailors. It is also suggested that the Navy should devise a method to make use of those sailors, who would volunteer for duty related to their countries.


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