The surface warfare community is in the midst of change—good change. Notable progress includes the increased focus on developing tactical prowess and the refined career paths to expand professional experiences and enhance community competitiveness. The energy of change is encouraging; however, there is a long-standing requirement to validate the surface warfare officer skill set as our retiring SWOs transition to the civilian maritime industry.
Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - It’s Time for a Revolution in Maritime ‘Credentialing’
By Captain John C. Nygaard, U.S. Navy (Retired)