June 18, 1988 |
Duane R. Bushey, a 26-year Navy veteran who is the command master chief of enlisted men on the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, has been tapped to become the next master chief petty officer of the Navy, Adm. Carlisle A. H. Trost announced Friday. Bushey, 44, will be Trost's top adviser on issues involving enlisted personnel.
February 13, 1987
Adm. Carlisle A. H. Trost, the chief of naval operations, has rescinded a directive issued by his Pacific Fleet commander reducing physical fitness test standards for older sailors and officers, sources said. The directive, issued by Adm. James A. Lyons Jr. last week, was "an administrative error," said one ranking Navy official who summarized Trost's decision.
April 27, 1992 |
UP PERISCOPE! General Dynamics Corp. is pulling out all stops in its campaign to save the $2 billion-a-copy Seawolf submarine. . . . It has hired the high-powered Washington PR firm Powell Tate and is relentlessly lobbying to keep the sub program alive. It brought executives from GD's Electric Boat Division, which builds the sub, to Washington for interviews and then trotted out former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Carlisle A. H. Trost. . . .
February 3, 1987
The Navy, citing a ban on assigning women to warships, has decided to freeze the number of women on active duty at 46,796, or about 9% of the enlisted force, for the next five years. The ceiling on female enlisted strength, approved late last month by Adm. Carlisle A. H. Trost, chief of naval operations, will not stop the recruitment of women by the service, officials said.