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The response to the Navy’s recent, wildly woke training using two rainbow-clad sailors explaining how to create a “safe space” by using “proper gender pronouns,” and “inclusive language” has been ferocious.

In the Navy video, Naval Undersea Warfare Center engineer Jony Rozon introduces himself by telling the viewer that he uses “he/him” pronouns. His co-host, engineer Conchy Vasquez, then says she uses “she/her” pronouns.

The video goes on to promote the use of “inclusive language” and being “allies,” as well as instruction on what to do if someone is “misgendered.”

Here is the absurd video:

Retired Navy SEAL and Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw tweeted:

In a video posted on Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday, Crenshaw added insightfully: “And look, side note: we already have inclusive language in the military. It’s called ranks. You can just call somebody a chief, or a petty officer or a captain or a lieutenant. Boom. Inclusive. Problem solved.”

Rob O’Neill, the SEAL who killed Osama Bin Laden, echoed Crenshaw’s comments, calling the guidance “ridiculously useless.”

“Let me make it simple for the entire @USNavy: Your pronouns are shipmate/shipmates. There. I just saved the taxpayers millions by avoiding ridiculously useless training. Anchors aweigh,” he tweeted.

Texas Rep. Brian Babin Tweeted that the “woke” video is an “embarrassment.”

Only in #BidensAmerica is the U.S. Navy more focused on woke, made-up pronouns than ensuring our forces are equipped and ready to defend America. This is an embarrassment – our enemies are laughing.”


Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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5 months ago

My pronoun is brilliant and handsome. If you disagree to bad!

Theodore A Perry
Theodore A Perry
5 months ago

My pronoun is Dad, Hubby, Marine, Gramps, Father and friend…/My children are daughter, ” baby girl” son, granddaughter and grandson…My parents are mom and dad…Women I don’t know are mam, and men are usually sir…I don’t know what you prefer to be called if your what I think is a male or as a female…There won’t be a test on it…If there is I’ll miss that class…

5 months ago

I would have asked while the ship was still dockside, can we throw them overboard, now?