Unformatted text preview: uckily, LTJG Hardluck notices and starts
to tell the Captain.
CO says, “Just a minute.”
CO Case Study
What should the LTJG do?
What Case Study
The next thing the CO heard was,
– “This is LTJG Hardluck. I have the Conn.
Right 15 degrees rudder!” Case Study
The CO looked up and realized that the
situation was serious.
After the evolution was completed, and the
next watchteam took the watch, the CO
ordered all members of the Unrep bridge
watchteam to assemble in the wardroom. Case Study
If you were the CO, what would you
say/do? Case Study
At the meeting, the CO recounted the
sequence of events on the bridge and
explained exactly what happened.
The CO then, in front of the entire
watchteam, awarded LTJG Hardluck a
Navy Achievement Medal (NAM) for his
decisive action on the bridge.
decisive Case Study
Do you think it is likely that a young LTJG
would have had the courage to take this
action if the CO had created an
atmosphere of fear among his JO’s?
This scenario shows the importance of
empowering one’s subordinates.
empowering Potential Test Questions
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