This article first appeared in Proceedings; www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/june/burden-black-naval-officer. Reprinted with permission. Copyright 2020 U.S. Naval Institute / www.usni.org. In 23 years of naval service, I have learned that candid and open discussions that welcome dissenting or different opinions can be an effective catalyst for change; it is no different for racial injustice. If the Navy truly believes that inclusion … Continue reading “The Burden of a Black Naval Officer by Lieutenant Commander Desmond Walker, U.S. Navy”
Nick Kaylor, a U.S. Navy veteran, has performed two deployments, served under Republican and Democratic administrations, and worked as a senior leader and communications representative for a nonprofit serving wounded Veterans.