Naval War College Review


Wray, Robert O., Jr. Saltwater Leadership: A Primer on Leadership for the Junior Sea-Service Officer. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2013. 204pp. $22.95 Designed for busy junior officers in the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and merchant marine, this primer teaches the basics of leadership in five focused, sequential steps, beginning with an overview of major leadership studies, followed by an informative summary of the wisdom of 380 senior seagoing officers. Along with this sage advice, the final chapter helps readers build personalized plans to im- prove their own leadership skills.