Should the Navy change the title of "midshipman"? Thousands of people say no. Naval Academy alumni, Annapolis residents and others voiced opposition this week to the Navy's review of job titles in the pursuit of gender-integration — particularly the removal of the word "man" from ranks like midshipman. Several readers reached out to The Capital to echo the sentiment of Anthony Papandrea, a 76-year-old graduate of the Class of 1961 who called the initiative "political correctness run amok." For more on this story, see this Military.com article.
Naval Academy Community: Keep 'Midshipman'
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