The expansion of educational and economic opportunities for women in the United States has fueled the Navy's officer retention problem. There just aren't as many women today willing to make the sacrifices that come with being a Navy wife.
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Commander McGrath is the founding director of Delex Consulting, Studies and Analysis. On active duty, he commanded the USS Bulkeley (DDG-84) from 2004 to 2006; he also led the team that produced the 2007 maritime strategy, A Cooperative Strategy for 21st-Century Seapower, and was its primary author."Jointness is not an end in itself. . . . Apart from combat, it is a rhetorical whip that maintains a politically useful discipline among the services in a time of falling defense budgets." -
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