Recognizing that there are challenges specific to the experience of female JOs to which I cannot credibly write, I’ve asked for input from some experienced female officers. You have completed your college degree and commissioning program.
The following is a guest post from one such officer, a Lieutenant in the Surface Warfare community who has opted to remain anonymous for professional reasons. You now are the newest Ensign in the United States Navy, heading to a warship of your choice. There have been many advances in both the Navy and the American culture over the years. Unfortunately there are many junior officers who commit this crime, some unknowingly.
Military members understand that the needs of the institution will sometimes outweigh personal desires.
Professional relationships encourage communication between members, and between members and their superiors.
The Air Force places a high value on professional relationships within its ranks, which are vital to the functional effectiveness of the service.
The Air Force and its work environments differ greatly from what you find in a civilian work environment, with missions involving difficult challenges, hardships and the potential for injury and even death.
Whether it’s the chance to wear a beautiful gown, pick out sparkly jewelry or enjoy an evening of tradition, most military spouses and significant others are excited for the ball. Two in college and four since my husband has been active duty.
Unprofessional relationships can exist between officers, between enlisted members, between officers and enlisted members, and between military personnel and civilian employees or contractor personnel.Just keep in mind that there are some behaviors or actions that women officers must be aware of to be viewed as competent professionals. From an informal look, there are many more female SWOs who ruin their careers with “frat” than males.Let’s look at some of the details: – Female JOs are placed in a unique position.It has programs all across the country in various colleges, universities, and schools.The primary goals of Army ROTC is to produce recruits that benefit from the higher education found at college with tough leadership development training - skills that will help in both a military and civilian career.I’ve gathered a variety of information from personal experience to share with you.