ARMED FORCES: Rude Awakening

To the Navy's top brass, the ideal Secretary of the Navy is a civilian who soaks up briefings, cuts an impressive figure before congressional committees, signs his name legibly and relies for all his decisions on the Navy's top brass. Navy

Secretary Robert B. Anderson, a 43-year-old Texas lawyer, estate manager and Boy Scout worker, appeared to fit these specifications. Last week the Navy got a rude awakening. Bob Anderson, six months in office, moved an admiral out of a top Navy Department job because of "policy differences."

Anderson's victim was Rear Admiral...

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