Our US Navy is now explicitly considering race in officer promotions, which is contrary to the guidance of 5 U.S.C. 2301 that “selection and advancement should be determined solely on the meritocratic basis of relative ability, knowledge, and skill.
At its core, Critical Race Theory questions the very foundations of our Nation’s order, including equality theory, legal reasoning, enlightenment rationalism, and neutral principles of constitutional law.”
In seeking to rewrite American history to replace its principles of governance, reorder civic relations and portray this country’s past as leaving a racially toxic present, CRT risks souring any appetite for any Sailor to defend the United States.
Read more in the essay by Phillip Keuhlen, USNA, ‘71, STARRS Member
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