Retention of Surface Warfare Officers is Improving, SWO Boss Says

K6UK4ZXBXNBELDQ5QLS7JGJETU

Officer retention within the surface warfare community is gradually increasing, and the service is eyeing several new initiatives to continue that trend, according to Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener, commander of Naval Surface Forces.

Surface warfare officers have historically departed their community at higher rates than the submarine and aviation communities, a Government Accountability Office report from 2021 found.

More News & Insights

Unnamed (1)

Dr. Joseph Nemec, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Dr. Joseph Nemec, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, a deeply experienced cyber and technology executive with 20+ years proven success in both line management and independent advisory roles operating at the…

Unnamed

David Soldow, Advisor, McKinsey & Company’s Defense and Security Practice

Dave Soldow, Advisor, McKinsey’s Defense and Security Practice, leading outreach, integration, and execution for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff, Combat Support Agencies, Combatant Commanders, Service…

A258X000004nEcHQAU

BENS Member John Ustica

BENS member John Ustica, President & CEO, Siemens Government Technologies is a recipient of the Wash100 Award. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected…

Receive BENS news and insights in your inbox.