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Old 01-17-2018, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by seanile View Post
i have no idea what any of these words mean hahaha
NavSpeak...’CVs’, aircraft carrier. ‘XO’-executive officer, second in command. ‘Twilight tour’, essentially as far as you’re gonna go in your career, next assignment a lateral not ‘ascending’ job. O-6, Captain rank. USN essentially telling you it’s time to retire.

Thanks Bill, right above. BTW-got your hubs.

Also, XO of a CV doesn’t ‘fleet Up’, become CO. Some command jobs do, aviation squadrons, most do, some don’t.
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