Captain James H. Patton

Captain Patton served on five nuclear-powered attack submarines, two ballistic-missile submarines, and commanded the USS Pargo (SSN-650). A frequent Proceedings contributor, he was the technical consultant to Paramount Pictures for the film version of The Hunt for Red October, which was based on a book first published by the Naval Institute Press in 1984—now in its 39th printing.

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Coast Guard Academy Conference

Mon, 2015-09-21

As part of The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 2015-2016 Leadership Lecture Series The U.S. Naval Institute presents 21st Century...

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