Tag Archives: Officers

Cold War, Warm Hearts

By Sean Peters Part I – Preparations This story takes place in 1989. Internally, the Soviet Union was not in such great shape, but from the outside looking in, it was still quite formidable. I was assigned to USS Brewton … Continue reading

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Not All Wounds Are Visible

By Allie Proff During my time in the service, I experienced an attitude that “If you’re not bleeding, you’re not hurt.” As much as we know that’s not the case, it’s still hard for some people to admit they need … Continue reading

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Why I Joined: From a Young Naval Officer

By Allie Proff When I was young, I loved stories about heroes. Greek demigods, shining knights, or caped crusaders, it didn’t matter to me. I loved how strong they were; not always physically but definitely courageous in standing up and … Continue reading

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Military Leadership part 3: Stories Out at Sea

By: Sean Peters Date-time group: 211831Z MAR 88 Location: 2102N5 15807W1 – Pearl Harbor OPAREAS Scene 1: USS Brewton (FF 1086) operations office. ENS Peters, the Electronics Material Officer (EMO) is having a discussion his department head, LT Brown (OPS), … Continue reading

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Military Leadership Part 2: Officer v. Enlisted

By: Peter Sessum If I were a human resources manager and had to fill two position in a corporation, one for CEO and one for a factory shift leader and only had to choose from an Army Staff Sergeant and … Continue reading

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