An examination of unrestricted line women officers' carrer patterns and related issues
Matthews, Victoria S.
Almendinger, Sylvia S.
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With the increasing participation of women in the Naval Service, it is incumbent upon the Navy to provide meaningful utilization of these women. Women officer career development/ career patterns are of significant influence in attracting and retaining high caliber young women in the Naval Service Of particular interest is the status of women unrestricted line officers (110X), who do not have the opportunity to attain warfare qualifications. This thesis researches the current situation regarding women URL (110X) career development/ patterns, with emphasis on such areas as leadership development, functional areas, Navy requirements and their structure, along with the interaction of these factors. Some predictions concerning career pattern flows, career development viability, and policy implications are also addressed.
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