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Age of Sail, Armed Forces, Civil-Military Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, Force Structure, Leadership, Naval History, People, Service Culture, Uncategorized, Women
9 minutes, 22 seconds

A Tribe of Fighting Sailors: An Entangled History

By Lt Cdr Jonathan Wheale RN,
18 Apr 24

Ed. With the imperative for liminal advantage in mind, the author explores the necessity of Diversity and Inclusion, duty, and the values that underline the modern Naval Service. A 10 minute read.

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Addressing Current Reality, Diversity & Inclusion, General, Leadership, People, Service Culture, Uncategorized, Women
3 minutes, 31 seconds

Naval Servicewomen’s Network ‘Your Network is your Net–Worth’

By Lt Cdr Francesca Crowsley–Allen RN,
08 Mar 24

Ed. For our second article to celebrate International Women’s Day we celebrate the Naval Servicewomen’s Network (NSN). The eagle eyed among you will note that over the last six weeks 33% of the 21 articles we have published on the NR website have been written by women. Thank you Ladies, the door remains open to write for us as and when you desire.

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Addressing Current Reality, Armed Forces, Civil-Military Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, General, Morale, People, Veterans, Women
9 minutes, 7 seconds

Understanding Women Impacted By Their Military Connection

By Caroline Paxton,
07 Mar 24

Ed. In celebration of International Women’s Day, the NR is proud to present the first of two articles on serving women’s networks. Caroline Paxton, Chair of Trustees for The Military Wives Choirs Foundation, provides this introduction to the Military Wives Choirs and their unique membership and opportunities. A 10 minute read.

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Addressing Current Reality, Age of Sail, Armed Forces, BRNC, Civil-Military Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, First World War, General, Joint Forces, Law, People, Second World War, Service Culture, Women
10 minutes, 4 seconds

The Combat Exemption Act: Are we ready to accept women in combat roles?

By OC Phoebe Freeman,
31 Jan 24

Ed. In the first of a series of articles by BRNC Pellew Division officer cadets, the author examines the continuing challenges of women acting in combat roles. A look at the history demonstrates that the press of mobilization often requires abandoning long-held social conventions. The government and media have a responsibility to do more to reach the goals for female enlistment. A 10 minute read.

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Diversity & Inclusion, Armed Forces, Fleet Air Arm, Leadership, Morale, People, Royal Marines, Service Culture, Shaping The Future, The Naval Review, Women
8 minutes, 42 seconds

Advice to my younger self

By Lt Lily-Mae Fisher RN,
05 Oct 23

Ed. The author, the only serving female RN Commando and currently a helicopter pilot in training, explores in this retrospective to her younger self the practical and mental lessons that motivated her to excel in her challenging and inspiring career. A 10 minute read.

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