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  • Navy abandons ‘Global force for good’ to broaden appeal

    01/31/2015 2:01:06 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 31, 2015 12:26 PM EST | Brock Vergakis
    The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join. A slate of new Navy commercials have been developed to not only appeal to traditional recruits, but those already enlisted and Americans at large as the service seeks to improve retention and better position itself in the public eye in an era of shrinking defense budgets. […] Since 2009, the Navy had used the tagline “America’s Navy. A global force for good” as part of an effort to appeal...
  • Navy prepares submarines for 1st female officers

    08/01/2011 9:59:09 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 51 replies
    nctimes.com ^ | 29 July 2011 | Michael Melia
    HARTFORD, Conn. ---- For Ensign Peggy LeGrand, the biggest concern about serving on a submarine is not spending weeks at a time in tight quarters with an entirely male crew. What worries her is the scrutiny that comes with breaking one of the last gender barriers in the U.S. military. "I have a feeling more people will be focused on us. Our mistakes and successes will be magnified more than they deserve," said LeGrand, 25, a Naval Academy graduate from Amarillo, Texas. LeGrand is among a small group of female officers who are training at sites including Groton, Conn., to...