Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Monday that Navy SEALs won’t ask to be excluded from the push to put women in combat jobs – but he won’t be the only voice on that topic.
The problems affecting recruiting and retaining women in shipping are the same as those that affect encouraging men to work to the industry, a panel told attendees at the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) seminar at London International Shipping Week (LISW).
The Court said women officers serving in the Navy should be offered permanent commissions once they complete their short service stints. Slamming the “sexist bias” that appears to have “blocked the progress of women”, a Delhi High Court bench on Friday said women officers serving in the Navy should be offered permanent commissions once they complete their short service stints.
Marine infantry and special operations specialties will soon open to women, if the head of the Secretary of the Navy gets his way. As deadlines loom on decisions about whether to allow women into front-line combat jobs, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus called for opening all billets to female troops who can meet the rigorous standards.
AMERICAN Steamship Owners Mutual has promoted Dorothea Ioannou to the role of global business development director
A veteran Marine infantry officer in Congress has called for the Defense Department to release the Marine Corps' full 900-page report on its months-long study on integrating women into ground combat jobs.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council (ABAC) is urging the transport sector to promote women’s rights and equal rights regardless of gender, the woman behind Magsaysay Maritime Inc., the largest manning company in the country, has said.
The Molly Marine statue erected in New Orleans in 1943 symbolizes different qualities to different people. Poise, professionalism, possibility, courage, commitment, faithfulness, sacrifice, honor and integrity were all terms invoked by speakers at the dedication of the replica of Molly now in place at the NationalMuseum of the Marine Corps.
Over the last century, the stigma that women can’t accomplish the same things as men has slowly faded.
“A woman’s place is any place that a man can be” – this powerful phrase spoken by Captain Helene Peter-Davies at WISTA-UK’s Women in Command session during London International Shipping Week left a positive lasting impression on all those who attended.