Proceedings Magazine - December 2014

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Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed digitizing every...

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The Putin–Roosevelt Connection
TR and the current Russian president, both pugnacious men of action, share remarkable similarities—particularly...
Lessons in Stoic Leadership

2014 Leadership Essay Contest Winner
Made possible by the generous support of...

Once Again . . . A Moment Ripe for Change
Mindful of social and economic trends, the time may be right to engage in a fresh debate on military personnel policies...
More Maritime Strategists—Now
By taking steps to invest in its strategic thinkers, the Navy will be better prepared to respond to future challenges....
We Must Own Access
To win the A2/AD challenge, the U.S. Navy must be prepared to best an adversary in the battles for information dominance,...
Editor's Page

Last month marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. Our erstwhile adversary the Soviet Union would...

Now Hear This - Where Are the Citizen Soldiers?

In the decades before 1914, European militaries became increasingly distanced from their civilian populations and refused to adapt to changing...

From the Deckplates - Enlisted Training Should Also Be Education

On 5 November 2014, Navy Times reported that Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert had addressed the time it takes to train...

CEO Notes

The Naval Institute’s Editorial Board met on 4 November and selected the winners of the 2014 Leadership Essay Contest. The contest is...

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Special - Rise and Fall of a Seven-Ocean Fleet: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1940–49

Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S....

The Crimean Question and NATO Strategy
Russia has seized Crimea and is pumping resources into the Black Sea Fleet.
Russia's Navy in Search of a Mission
From carrier-centric aspirations to LST-purchase boondoggles, Russian naval thinking needs to emerge from its ‘...
'When to Hazard the Fleet'
Placing a U.S. Navy carrier in the Persian Gulf is a high-risk strategy and a cause for concern among more conservative...
Reinvest in the DOD Workforce
To maintain readiness despite current budget challenges, Navy warfare centers and laboratories must split assignments with...
Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Maritime Patrol Needs Flying Warrants and Super JOs

When I first joined Patrol Squadron Four (VP-4), the rank of chief warrant officer suggested little more to me than a pair of collar devices...

Book Reviews

I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir

James Webb. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 400 pp. Illus. Index. $27.

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Professional Notes

Antifragility, Asymmetry, and All-Hazards Capability Development

By Commander Michael Hallett, U.S. Navy...

U.S. Navy - The Potential Budget-Buster
Part Two

Because of the high—potentially...

Naval Systems - Zumwalt Air-Defense Radar Set for Lightoff

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), combat-systems integrator for the Zumwalt (DDG-...

Combat Fleets

The U.S. Navy has begun taking deliveries of RAM Block II, the newest variant of Raytheon’s ship-launched rolling-airframe missile (RAM)....

Lest We Forget - Purple for Christmas

Clad in service dress blues with heels, Lieutenant (junior grade) Ann Darby Reynolds sat in the...

Comment & Discussion
World Naval Developments - On the Radar at Euronaval

Among several new items on display at this year’s Euronaval show in Paris were active-array radars. Active electronically steered radars (...

Naval Institute Foundation

In His Own Words: VADM John M. Bird, USN (Retired)

I first joined the Naval Institute as a Naval Academy Midshipman in the early 1970s....

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