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Time to pivot to military readiness

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Capt. Tom Shanahan didn’t need a full crew. At least, that’s what the Pentagon told him. After all, his ship—the USS Canisteo—was in port for repairs. As the months passed, the Navy assigned more and more Canisteo crew members elsewhere. By the time repairs were complete, Shanahan didn’t have enough men to take his ship to sea. In fact, the Navy simply didn’t have enough sailors to go around....

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