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  • ISBN/SKU: 9781591145011
  • Binding: Hardcover - Textbook
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  • Number of Pages: 312
  • Subject: Reference
  • Date Available: June 2011
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Naval Officer's Guide is a collection of information and advice intended primarily for officers in the U.S. Navy, but it also provides a valuable introduction to the sea services for officers of other uniformed services, members of the U.S. interagency community, naval history buffs, and anyone interested in learning more about the Navy. Completely revised and updated, this edition reflects significant changes in the organization and policies of the Department of Defense and the Navy. This includes recent changes in the Navy's operating environment resulting from the rise of irregular challenges, increased emphasis on joint and interagency operations, the introduction of technological innovations, and the evolution of traditions and social norms.

Topics covered include current operational doctrine and policies, career planning, shipboard routine and protocol, the organization of ships and staffs, the missions and functions of each of the armed services, leadership, communications, and preparation for command at sea.

Cdr. Lesa A. McComas, (Ret.) a former surface warfare officer, is an operations analyst at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. One of the coauthors of the 11th edition of the Naval Officer's Guide, she lives in Columbia, MD.

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