Proceedings Magazine - August 2015

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The military needs a more comprehensive plan for assisting veterans seeking civilian employment, and that help should begin before they leave the service.

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Open Content

'You Have to Be a Good Thinker'

The outgoing Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was an NROTC midshipman at Georgia Tech, a naval aviator, and skipper of a nuclear...

The Demise of the Cutterman
Cutter service is the heart and soul of the Coast Guard’s storied legacy—so why are today’s junior...
On Becoming CAG
Junior naval aviators perceive limited opportunities to command a carrier air wing.

As one considers...

Restore the Culture of Command
For the U.S. Navy to retain its most talented young officers, it must revert to its time-tested practice of entrusting them...
Editor's Page

The strength of the Naval Institute’s open forum has always been its contributors, those who accepted the challenge to read, think, speak,...

Now Hear this - Constructive, Not Disruptive, Thinking

For the past year, I’ve been quietly observing the discussions among young officers in our Navy on “disruptive thinking.” I...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - The U.S. Coast Guard Must Retain Its Most Talented Officers

Are the Coast Guard’s officer assignment and precedence-based officer promotion systems outdated? The Coast Guard, which employs some of the...

From the Deckplates - Evident and Exhaustive

A recent Navy Times article examined disturbing advancement data for sailors assigned to the decommissioning crew of the USS ...

Member Only Content

Better Than When They Came
The military needs a more comprehensive plan for assisting veterans seeking civilian employment, and that help should begin...
Bring on the New Workhorses
Twenty-first-century maritime security can’t keep relying on 20th-century Coast Guard vessels; enter the offshore...
The '85 Percent Solution'
The U.S. Coast Guard’s national security cutters could be just what the service needs to meet growing requirements in...
Updating the Joint Information Environment
The advanced intelligent network holds the key to maximizing the efficiency of the JIE.

General Martin...

Special - 'Be Sure Everything Clicks and Clicks on Time'
Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz made it clear 70 years ago to all the U.S. Navy principals involved: The surrender ceremony on...
CEO Notes

Many Members have recently spoken to me about the particularly important moment in which we find ourselves. Without getting too philosophical,...

Comment & Discussion
U.S. Coast Guard Resources

Click on the links below to download or open a PDF of these resources from the August 2015 issue of Proceedings.

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Book Reviews

The Last Warrior: Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern American Defense Strategy

Andrew Krepinevich and Barry Watts. New...

Professional Notes

Domestic Icebreaking Lessons for the Arctic

By Commander William Woityra, Captain Lawson Brigham (Retired), and Commander Michael...

U.S. Navy - Can We Afford the Fleet?

In Congress, the Pentagon, various federal budget offices, and defense-study organizations, the...

Naval Systems - New Shipboard Radar Hitting All Milestone

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems through the summer is continuing assembly of an engineering-...

World Naval Developments - Once More into the Breach

In June, the U.S. government announced that it had suffered a vast breach of computer security. The databases kept by the Office of Personnel...

Combat Fleets

This past spring India launched the Visakhapatnam, first of a new class of Project 15B guided-missile destroyers. She is being built...

Lest We Forget - ‘Firepower for Freedom’

In the early morning of 22 February 1969, a radio call from a Marine outpost just south of the so-...

Naval Institute Foundation

In His Own Words: Gordon R. England

I decided to be more involved with the Naval Institute because it provides a very valuable service to...

From Our Archive

‘For it’s Tommy this, an’ Tommy that, an’ “Chuck him out, the brute!”But it’s “Saviour of...


 
 

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