Entry-Level Officer Training Needs to be Integrated -- Now

Solgere, Colonel Andy
August 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2011, Vol. 137 Issue 8, p10
Conference Proceeding
The article focuses on the need to improve the training methods for entry-level officers in the U.S. Navy. It states that, the Naval Education and Training Command, founded by the U.S. Navy, needs to enhance its procedure of training, educating, and developing new ensigns. The defense budget cuts in the country also makes it necessary for the naval services to reduce its expenses on personnels maintaing their strength.


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