Franchetti: The Navy is in a 'war for talent'

By Linda Hersey / September 18, 2023 at 4:02 PM
With the Navy projecting it will fall short of fiscal year 2023 recruitment goals, acting Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti told lawmakers last week the sea service is fighting "a war for talent." The Navy is pulling every lever in its authority to grow active-duty enlistments, Franchetti said at her confirmation hearing Thursday to be the next CNO. Franchetti said she expects the Navy will miss its goal by about 7,000 this fiscal year. The enlistment mission was...

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