Editor’s Note: Former Secretary of the Navy John Lehman’s article (September 2011 Proceedings, page 40) focused attention on one side of the debate concerning naval aviation culture. In a letter excerpted here, retired Vice Admiral Robert Dunn has offered a counter-argument. Separately but related, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) addressed the same subject in his recent speech at Tailhook 2011.
‘Leadership over Management’
By The Honorable John McCain