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From the Editor’s Desk

July 2020
The ensuing protests, mobilization of National Guard troops, and even the short-term deployment of some regular military forces, brought the issue home to our military family.
Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy.

CEO Notes

July 2020
The military has been a leader in promoting racial equality and equal opportunity. A question we’d like to explore in our pages is: Has the military done enough?
Then-Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt speaks with the Human Relations Council at Fleet Activities Yokosuka in July 1971, six months after releasing his Z-Gram on implementation of equal opportunity in the Navy.

The Burden of a Black Naval Officer

By Lieutenant Commander Desmond Walker, U.S. Navy
June 2020
Candid and open discussions that welcome different opinions can be an effective catalyst for change; it is no different for racial injustice.

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