US Navy CNO Tenets [Military] - A Cyber Fellow
US Navy Tenets

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert and the CNO Tenets.

The US Navy CNO Tenets are:

    • Warfighting First
    • Operate Forward
    • Be Ready

How do you integrate them into consideration in all that you do?

Make sure to read the CNO Tenets and the context around them in the CNO’s Sailing Directions.  Admiral Greenert further provided the CNO’s Navigation Plan.  Admiral Greenert provided a status update, demonstrating how he integrated his CNO Tenets, in his CNO’s Position Report 2012.



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