Chris Muir's Day By Day

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Nothing New About Those Rules

"This week’s issue of Navy Times outlines how the Navy plans to fill a surplus of sea-duty billets: New rules allow detailers to yank sailors off shore duty sooner and to extend sea duty for others."

Needs of the Navy has always been the only rule in effect.

4 comments:

TinCan Assassin said...

Well, it beats press gangs. Can you imagine being an MA on shore patrol then?

SENIOR said...

Well I guess 15 yrs of sea duty compared to 5 yrs shore wasnt good enough? Glad I'm gone.

Rev. Paul said...

The ratio of sea- to shore-duty always varied by rating, for enlisted folk. But you're right: needs of the Navy.

Old NFO said...

That it has...