Despite recent articles complaining about the lack of leadership at high levels, senior leadership is doing a lot of things right.
Too many negative articles have been published recently on the perceived lack of senior leadership. Junior officers reportedly are expressing their frustration with the Navy by leaving to pursue civilian careers. Some senior officers and retirees are writing to explain what is wrong with the selection process.
We tend to be so focused on what is wrong that we don't see what is right. Just as bad things can be associated with "senior leadership," so too can many good things. There are significant indicators to show there is a lot going well. (Senior leadership can be defined as those officers and enlisted with at least 15 years in the Navy, particularly commanding officers [COs], command master chiefs, and beyond.)