Skip to comments.Pentagon Covering Up Fact Female Navy Officers Nearly Sank Ship
Posted on 06/24/2018 4:42:58 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
anonymous email came in over the transom this morning: Hi, Stacy. During the early weeks after the USS Fitzgerald was speared by a lumbering Philippine container ship, it was noteworthy that the captain and a couple of admirals were publically named, but not the actual officer in charge, the officer of the deck. (OOD) The other person who should have kept the Fitz out of trouble is the person in charge of the combat information center, the Tactical Action Officer. That individual is supposed to be monitoring the combat radar, which can detect a swimmer at a distance of two miles. Not until a year later, when the final reports are made public and the guilty parties have been court-martialed, does the truth come out. The OOD was named Sarah, and the Tactical Action Officer was named Natalie, and they werent speaking to each other!!! The Tactical Action Officer would normally be in near constant communication with the OOD, but there is no record of any communication between them that entire shift! Another fun fact: In the Navy that won WWII, the damage control officers were usually some of the biggest and strongest men aboard, able to close hatches, shore up damaged areas with timbers, etc. The Fitzs damage control officer was also a woman, and she never left the bridge. She handled the aftermath of the accident remotely, without lifting a finger herself! Look it up: The OOD was Sarah Coppock, Tactical Action Officer was Natalie Combs. . . . When I noticed last year that they were doing all they could to keep the OODs name out of the headlines, I speculated to my son that it was a she. Turns out all the key people (except one officer in the CIC) were female!
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I wonder if the Russian Navy, or the Chinese Navy, has these problems.
“Diversity is our strength,” or something like that.
They train naval officers to sink ships though theyre usually enemy ships.
Maybe they can get jobs in food dervice. (Red Hen, maybe?)
Here's the answer to your question. A picture is worth a thousand words:
Women drivers .!!
Who was the FEMALE governor of Louisiana during Katrina?
When libs use this, strength == undoing.
Because thats all diversity does in modern day amerika.
Yeah, not surprising. Not because they are female but because they were in positions they were not qualified for.
Oh c’mon man.
Don’t you want girls to defend our country, our very lives ( and I mean on the ground against ISIS/ Taliban/AlQaeda, not on the air conditioned bridge of a US Navy destroyer or cruising serenely above it all as a “fighter” pilot)?
That’s who we ALL want responding to our Police or Fire 911 call, right?
Diversity is our strength, or something like that.
One picture says “sorority reunion”, the other picture says “war is a serious business”.
Now which one could it be?
Admiral Ricardo turns to Vice Admiral Ball; “Lucy!!! What have you done with that ship?”
It was a case where the thingy with the light wasn't working properly. She meant to ask someone about it but forgot.
"It could be that senior officers, knowing their promotions may hinge on enthusiastic support for gender integration, are reluctant to enforce standards for the women under their command."
Yes. There evaluations would read something like: "Outstanding leadership potential. An inspiration to her peers. Adheres to the highest standards of the Navy. This officer MUST be promoted NOW!"
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