1. End in View.
The chief end in view of naval personnel legislation should be the war efficiency of our naval forces before, during and after battle. While many secondary ends may properly be aimed at, no means contributory to these latter auxiliary ends should be considered which will jeopardize the paramount mission of the war efficiency of the floating forces.
2. Essentials to Success in War.
In order to better appreciate the general nature of desirable legislation, it is important first clearly to comprehend the essentials to success in war.