Proceedings Magazine - June 1997 Volume 123/6/1,132

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Straight From the Top

At the Seventh Annapolis Seminar, those in attendance heard from:

  • Chief of Naval Operations
  • Vice Commandant of the...
Somebody, PLEASE Rock the Boat!

Articles in "Naval Institute Proceedings" appear to be devoid of passion for concepts, beliefs, values, or principles, and...

Comment and Discussion

"Covering Today's Navy: Turning Around the Bad News"

Retaining the JOs: Looking Up or Going Down?

Which way is junior officer retention in the submarine force headed—up or down? Junior officers are key players, and low retention...

Battling Battery Boats

Any submarine has the potential to cause trouble, but the myth of diesel-electric submarine invincibility in the littorals can be shattered...

The NSSN: A 21st Century Design

Running the defense industry in a post-Cold War democracy is a tough business—here's one approach.

Diving Deep

Excerpted from The Universe Below. Text copyright 1997 by William J. Broad. Reprinted by permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Revitalizing Naval Special Warfare

The needs and skills that the Naval Special Warfare community will need in 10 or 20 years from now will be many and varied, and an...

"Hey, Loop": Learning Leadership from the Masters
Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest, Winner

Blessed with patient superiors and instructive chief petty officers during...

Why Aren't We Buying Core Values?

Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest, First Honorable Mention

There Is No Gray Area

Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest, Second Co-Honorable Mention

Loyalty Is the Highest Honor

Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest, Second Co-Honorable Mention

"Like Thunder and Lightning"

As demands on U.S. carriers increase, surface combatants must better their ability to operate independently. By leveraging current...

Amphibious Redux

New strategies are emerging to challenge traditional amphibious doctrine in favor of integrated battle group operations, or similar-sounding...

Much Ado About Nothing

Do we need to amend the words of Shakespeare, "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers…" to include "sisters"?...

Nobody Asked Me But… Warriors Are Meant to Fight

In this era of "rightsizing" and intense media scrutiny, the Navy's policies must be reexamined and carefully defined. Naval...

Nobody Asked Me But…Military Pilot Retention: The Challenge

Professional Notes

The Coast Guard Must Bridge the Gap

By Lieutenant Kevin E. Lunday, U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard officers face an unusual...

Book Reviews

Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunters, 1939-1942

By Clay Blair. New York, NY: Random House, 1996. 809 pp. App. Ind. Notes. Maps....

How I Won World War II

I just can't say enough about the U.S. Naval Institute—because I had never heard of it before now.

I asked one member what a...

Points of Interest: Pharmacy Users Confused by Maze of Restrictions

Charles B. Hunter, a retired Air Force master sergeant, visited the pharmacy at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, last January with a prescription...

World Naval Developments: What Aircraft Really Cost

Combat Fleets

Lest We Forget

The Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602) was the only one of the five George Washington (SSBN-598)-class strategic missile submarines to...

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