The Navy and the New Name of the Washington Redskins: The Admirals? The Commanders? The Defenders?

From a story on politico.com by Bryan Bender headlined “Can the Washington Football Team toss the Navy a lifeline”:

The Navy’s public image has been taking on water. And some of its most notable advocates have thrown a Hail Mary in the hope of bailing it out.

The recent rumor that the Washington Football team might be called “The Admirals” came as a pleasant surprise to the small flotilla of retired officers who have not so quietly been pushing the rebranding.