Proceedings Magazine - August 2016

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One ship’s innovative approach to import manpower, during a long maintenance availability, sustained high standards while greatly improving performance and morale....
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R&D Center Delivers Big Punch
Through its wide-ranging portfolio, Coast Guard R&D generates significant returns on investment.

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Now Hear This - 'Clinton Defense' Will Undercut Classification/Clearance System

The Clinton email saga will provide grist for the politicians, pundits, and tabloids for a long time to come. But the immediate impact will be...

Charting A Course - Who Watches the Watchmen?

In the U.S. 5th Fleet, perhaps the most important attribute for any commander is forbearance. The Persian Gulf is a powder keg, and the last thing...

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One ship’s innovative approach to import manpower, during a long maintenance availability, sustained high standards...
Fight Terrorism with a Time-Proven Approach
‘. . . Intelligence agencies should take every opportunity to engage their targets, including aiding in the...
Disrupt or Be Disrupted
Stability exists—like the equilibrium of force exerted on the walls of a balloon—until disrupted by a...
Sustain Operational Crews & Support
Support functions usually take the first hit in austere times, but when cuts begin to negatively affect operators, it...
A Century in the Air

Even before it became the Coast Guard, one of the service’s predecessor organizations was fostering the development of aviation in the...

U.S. Coast Guard Resources

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1941 Asiatic Fleet Offers Strategic Lessons
In the days after Pearl Harbor, U.S. naval forces managed to hold on, but Japanese successes shattered all assumptions;...
Editor's Page

Beginning in October 1989, when the Coast Guard was preparing to celebrate its bicentennial the following year, Proceedings has provided extra...

CEO Notes

Great Patriot & Friend Passes

Over the Independence Day weekend, the United States lost one of its great patriots, Jack Crawford...

Comment & Discussion

LCS Delivers

(See S. H. Swift, pp. 34–38, July 2016...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Promote the Best Leaders

When I joined the Coast Guard, we were told: “The Coast Guard always takes care of its people.” A more current refrain goes like this...

From the Deckplates - No Border, No Nation

Europe currently faces a massive migrant and refugee influx not seen since World War II. Europeans have witnessed the flow of more than 1 million...

Leadership Forum - Create and Value Early Commands

Seek command “Early and Often,” the surface community advises its junior officers.1 Yet the...

Now Hear This - Open Dissent Channel for the Military

I have become increasingly disturbed by media reports that senior active-duty flag and general officers have spoken to reporters, on condition of...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Calvin Ball and the Network: Develop Cyber Problem Solvers

When someone states that cyber warfare and cyber security are the ultimate team sport between the public and private sector, what sport comes to...

Book Reviews

Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

Fred Kaplan. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 352 pp. Notes. Index. $28.00.

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Professional Notes

The Coastal Riverine Community Needs Attention

By Lieutenant Ryan C. Law, U.S. Navy

Naval Systems - Solid-State Technology Promises Gains for Aegis

Cobham Advanced Electronics plans to demonstrate late this summer or in early fall a solid-state radar transmitter that could replace the older...

World Naval Developments - Brexit Exposes EU Fault Lines

In June, the British voted to leave the European Union, a move called “Brexit.” The runup to the vote had been marked by dire and...

World's Coast Guards - Taiwan CGA Committed to Maritime Security

The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) is a civilian law enforcement agency with both homeland security and non-homeland security missions....

Combat Fleets

On 12 May the first of two planned Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense (BMD) sites was certified as operational at Deveselu, Romania, by U.S....

Lest We Forget - In Love and War

The role of the Navy spouse often is legitimately touted as a vital component to a sailor’s success. For most, it is a matter of “...

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In His Own Words: Ali Wambold

I first became involved with the Naval Institute through a former Institute Board member and business...


 
 

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