Naval Academy…A Crucible for Warriors

Biehn, Andrew M.
November 2007
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2007, Vol. 133 Issue 11, p6
Conference Proceeding
The article comments on Vice Admiral of the U.S. Navy, Jeffrey Fowler's efforts to refocus the Naval Academy on its mission of preparing combat leaders for the Fleet and Marine Corps in the areas of competence, character, and compassion. It is opined that Fowler's initial actions to tighten the rules governing midshipmen life are on target. It is stated that the Academy is already well-positioned to meet the Superintendent's goal of increasing midshipmen understanding of Fleet leadership.


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