US Navy leadership culture

Smythy

Newbie
Interesting discussion on the in leadership culture in the American Armed Forces. Their Navy does not come across well.


Are there any thoughts on whether these problems are present in the Royal Navy compared to other branches?
 
Oh, and it depends on how you define "leadership" - ground close combat leadership tends not to be applicable in the tight technical confines of a pusser's grey.

Not bad, not worse, just different. As an XO with some Irish Guards embarked, the Lance Sgt remarked he'd had spoken more to me in three days than he had spoken to his Company Commander in a year.
 

Smythy

Newbie
There’s a few replies saying that separate dining halls leads to US Navy officers thinking of themselves as noblemen, gods etc. Do you think the different leadership requirements for the Navy can lead to a negative more negative culture compared to other branches? Or is it just American exceptionalism
 
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