Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr.’s personnel policies and focus on sea control in the lean budget years of the 1970s can offer lessons to the present-day Navy.

Lessons from Admiral Elmo

By Commander Joel Holwitt, U.S. Navy
December 2020
The First Prize winner in the CNO Naval History Essay Contest draws valuable insights from the paradigm-shifting tenure of a revolutionary Chief of Naval Operations: Elmo Zumwalt.

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