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Unformatted text preview: Athwartships – Moving or placed from side to side aboard ship Balls to the wall – Full speed, or maximum effort Balls to Four – Midnight to Four watch Chips – Ship’s carpenter. Chit – A small piece of paper, often a request for or granting of permission to do something The values of the U.S. Navy are HONOR, COURAGE, & COMMITMENT. These are the Core Values of the Navy and they are what we strive to reflect in our daily lives. These core values are such an important part of our lives that any failure to live up to them, at any time, will result in the most severe disciplinary action. The Navy’s organizational culture is 100% responsible for its performance. Without the culture that we have, the Navy could not have the esprit-de-corps and the camaraderie necessary to go out to sea for 8-11 months straight and still perform like the consummate professionals that we are....
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Organizational studies, The Culture