TEN LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP! 1. BE CAUTIOUS OF LABELS: Labels you place on people may define your relationship to them and bound their potential. 2. EVERYONE DESERVES RESPECT: We often wrongly treat others with less respect than they deserve. Everyone we have contact with deserves respect. 3. COURTESY MAKES A DIFFERENCE: Be courteous to all […]
Hand Salute Trivia: What is the history of the “hand salute”?! ANSWER: The hand salute is believed to have began in the days of chivalry when it was customary for knights dressed in armor to raise their visors to friends for the purpose of identification. By 1700 grenadiers were wearing tall, conical hats held in […]
NAVY RANK RECOGNITION!
NAVY RANK RECOGNITION! ADMIRAL: Leaps tall buildings with a single bound, is more powerful than a locomotive, is faster than a speeding bullet, walks on water amid typhoons, REVIEWS POLICY WITH GOD. CAPTAIN: Leaps short buildings with a single bound, is just as fast as a speeding bullet, walks on water if sea is calm, […]
MILITARY WORKING DOGS
THIS IS TO ALL MY MILITARY WORKING DOGS SHIPMATES! Do you know the history and how the Military Working Dog Program got started? During W WII, not long after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the American Kennel Club and a new group calling itself “Dogs for Defense” mobilized dog owners across the country to donate […]
DID YOU KNOW…that two Navy legends fought a duel with Marines?!
r AMERICAN HISTORY! SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW! DID YOU KNOW…that two Navy legends fought a duel with Marines?! In 1818, two of the Navy’s most famous names, Oliver Hazard Perry and Stephen Decatur, were involved, one as a participant and the other as his second, in a duel that was the culmination of a […]