The Navy has a heritage of holding the senior-most officer personally responsible for any and all failures in their command. However, in the current environment this may be exacerbating and hiding the actual causes of the problems. Four collisions in PACOM, 17 Sailors dead. Twnety Marines dead in aviation mishaps this year. In total, since June, 56 uniformed members were killed or injured in training or regular operational maneuvers. Just since June!
Is it enough? I hope so. READ MORE>