It takes a rare bird to do what he does and do it well. Most important dept on ANY vessel, anybody who says different doesn't have a clue.
"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past." Patrick Henry 1775
I personally believe in the tooth fairy, Santa Claus and that deficit spending is sustainable forever. We really do need more Admirals in the Navy than ships and that millions of more poor immigrants will jump start the economy.
"There's a sucker born every minute." Phineas Taylor Barnum