TITLE

Blurring the Lines

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2009, Vol. 135 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents author's comments on an article about the new U.S. Navy Service Uniform. The author says that even though all navy officers are wearing khaki there are still distinctions in senior and junior enlisted personnel. The author says that senior officers command respect because of the way they carry themselves. The author says that the stitching for names and U.S. NAVY is in gold for chiefs and officers, and silver for petty officers and below.
ACCESSION #
44314439

 

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