A STUDY OF OUR NAVY PERSONNEL SITUATION
By Captain J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy
Motto: "Men fight, not ships."
In a recent address, the president of the Naval War College said:
The sole purpose of a navy is that it may afford the country adequate protection against the aggression of possible enemies. To this end it must not only be adequate in material strength, but must be intellectually and materially ready to attack at any time, because the most efficient mean? of naval defense is a prompt offensive against the enemy's naval forces.
The elements of efficiency are: