Navy Issued Big Diversity And Social Change Plan A Week After Trump Took Over

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. sailors salute during the retiring of the colors during the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game between Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels in Coronado,

‘All of these euphemisms are new ways to enforce gender diversity ‘metrics’ — another name for quotas’

Navy Secretary Insults Weapons Tester For Doing His Job

US | Thomas Phippen
The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Little Rock (LCS 9) is launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo/Released)

‘I’m pretty sure that Michael Gilmore has never found a weapon system that’s effective, ever’

Trump Is Inheriting Obama's Military, And His Legacy Of Unparalleled Social Change

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Obama attends a military full honor review farewell ceremony given in his honor, accompanied by Vice President Biden and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Dunford at Joint Base Myer-Henderson in Washington

Radical social policy changes have turned ‘sound military priorities upside down’

REPORT: Navy's Biofuels Program Is A Huge Step Backwards

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (rear) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Jake Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

A waste of $58 million

Retired Marine Colonel: Trump Administration Needs To Get Rid Of Social Engineering In The Navy

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Mabus speaks to employees of General Dynamics NASSCO during a visit to the ship building operation in San Diego

Warriors shouldn’t be treated like ‘lab rats in bizarre social experiments’

Navy Secretary: If Trump Rolls Back Female Integration, There Will Be Consequences

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Navy Secretary Mabus speaks at the second day of the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington

‘So, if it gets rolled back, you’re weakening the United States military’

McCain Applauds Navy For Getting Rid Of Gender-Neutral Job Title System

Politics | Jonah Bennett
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) (R) at a hearing about U.S. military strategy in the Middle East in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain bashed Navy officials for ever considering the idea.

Navy Abruptly Cancels Move To Gender-Neutral Job Title System

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. sailors salute during the retiring of the colors during the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game between Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels in Coronado,

‘Effective immediately, all rating names are restored’

Bad News For New Diverse US Navy: Gender Neutralizing 'Midshipman' Title Is Actually ILLEGAL

US | Jonah Bennett

They only considered the possibility of changing it for a very brief time.

Report: Pentagon Buried Study That Could Have Saved $125 Billion By Cutting Waste

US | Thomas Phippen
This December 26, 2011 file photo shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. Despite heated campaign rhetoric, US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney mostly share common ground on national security issues but they are sharply at odds over the defense budget. AFP PHOTO/Getty Images

‘I do not want this spilling over into further public discourse’

Navy Says Transgenders Must Meet Physical Standards

US | Jonah Bennett
Transgenders

But some requirements are flexible, it turns out

White House Forced By Petition To Review Navy's New Gender Neutral Job Title System

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US Navy handout photo of US sailors aboard the USS George Washington in Hong Kong

‘Erode the very things that set the Navy apart from the other services’

Navy Secretary Embarks On 'Thank You' Tour To Laud His Own Accomplishments Of Diversity And Inclusion

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Mabus speaks to employees of General Dynamics NASSCO during a visit to the ship building operation in San Diego

‘One of the ways I measure how well I’m doing is how much criticism I’m getting’

Navy Secretary Defends Decision To Remove 'Man' From Job Titles

US | Jonah Bennett
Mabus and Milly testify at the Senate hearing about women deployed in ground combat units on Capitol Hill in Washington

Having ‘man’ in job titles is apparently segregation

Navy Rammed Gender Neutral Job Title Changes Through By Using Official Who Was About To Retire

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Navy Secretary Mabus speaks at the second day of the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington

‘Our brilliant sailors, male and female, should not be pawns for political agendas’

Angry Sailors Criticize Navy Brass For Switching Up Job Title System For The Sake Of Gender Neutrality

US | Jonah Bennett
A U.S. navy officer gestures on the U.S.S. Benfold, a guided-missile destroyer, during a scheduled visit to the Chinese port city of Qingdao, Shandong province, China, August 9, 2016. Picture taken August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Carsten

‘It is very disappointing to me to not be a boatswain’s mate anymore’

Navy Removes All Historic, 'Man' Job Titles After Study On Gender Neutrality

US | Jonah Bennett

‘We recognize that’s going to be a large cultural change’

All Sailors Must Undergo Transgender Training By July 2017

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivers remarks at the Pentagon's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride month ceremony at the Pentagon

‘This training will emphasize policies and expectations of personal behavior’

Navy Secretary Defends Naming Ship After Gay Predator

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Navy Secretary Mabus speaks at the second day of the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington

Milk was very attracted to ‘young waifs with substance abuse problems’

The US Navy To Spend Millions Ditching Its Blue Camo Uniforms

US | Dan Chaison
BANGOR, WA - DECEMBER 5: In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. j.g. Jennifer Noonan, assigned to the Blue crew of the ballistic missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN 741), receives her submarine warfare officer device from former shipmate Lt. Jason Brethauer during a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on December 5, 2012 in Bangor, Washington. Noonan is one of three Sailors to become the first female unrestricted line officers to qualify in submarines. (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ahron Arendes/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Old uniform melts easily