Lessons Not Learned: The U.S. Navy's Status Quo Culture

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Naval Institute Press, 2007 - History - 252 pages
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Despite its reputation as the most impressive in the world, there is evidence that the US Navy is in trouble. This title provides an assessment of the Navy and concludes that it has a learning disability in certain areas that should be cause for national concern. It also offers an argument for reform, improvement, and change.
  

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Review: Lessons Not Learned: The US Navy's Status Quo Culture

User Review  - Harriman - Goodreads

Do you think the US Navy is the world's greatest navy? If so, you're in for a big surprise as Professor Thompson methodically demolishes the myth of American naval supremacy. Thompson is a gifted ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jae Young - Goodreads

The USN Has Delusions of Grandeur Lessons Not Learned is a book that could easily save the USN from future disasters, possibly even defeat, if the brass would actually read it and listen to what ... Read full review

Contents

A Low Priority?
40
A Lucky Break at Midway and the Big
63
The Russians Mug the Kitty Hawk
81
Know Thy Potential Enemy
94
This Isnt Top Gunand Watch
108
Lack of Training Overrated Technology
138
Morale Issues Racism Drugs Sabotage
158
Misleading Congress and a Cultural
176
Bibliography
217
Index
245
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Roger Thompson lectures at Kyung Hee University in South Korea.

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