Proceedings Magazine - December 1998 Volume 124/12/1,150

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Free Speech v. Article 88

Personnel in each of the armed forces have followed current developments concerning President Bill Clinton and l'affaire...

U.S. Naval Institute 1873-1998: The Sea Service Forum

To help celebrate 125 years as the sea services "premier forum for thoughtful dialogue, " the Naval Institute asked some of its...

Comment and Discussion

"Network-Centric Antisubmarine Warfare"

(See J. Fitzgerald, R. Christian, R. Manke, pp. 92-95, September 1998; R. Smith, p...

The Coast Guard Is Maritime Security

The Coast Guard needs multimission capabilities to meet U.S. hemispheric maritime security challenges in an ever-increasing area of...

Coast Guard Is Joint

Winner, Coast Guard Essay Contest

Strong Coast Guard joint capabilities are important—both to the Coast Guard and to...

Coast Guard Codebreakers: Inspire Those Who Serve

First Honorable Mention, Coast Guard Essay Contest

An unsung U.S. Coast Guard intelligence outfit from World War II demonstrated...

Where Is Courage?

Second Honorable Mention, Coast Guard Essay Contest

As the Coast Guard plans for the future, physical and moral courage are...

One Hell of a Storm

When a sinking Spanish freighter sent out an SOS during a storm in heavy Atlantic seas, the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba II(WHEC-64...

Building Information Security Layer by Layer

Using a risk-management approach, the Navy will rely on defense in depth to thwart potential information warfare attackers.

Lessons from out of the Blues

Flying as part of the Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron, a Navy pilot learns about teamwork, honesty, and striving for excellence...


Concentrating capabilities and missions into fewer capital ships, the Navy risks becoming top heavy—and less able to fulfill such...

How Many Sailors Can Ships Afford?

Planners must remember that sailors are more than just manpower—they are investments in the Navy's future.


The Cost of Revolution

Part IV: Five Fleets: Around the World with the Nimitz

Five Fleets

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Professional Notes

O Canada!

By Lieutenant Commander Michael Crockett, U.S. Navy

Reflections on "War as a Rational Business"

I applaud Colonel Hammes's observation that "War...

Military Virtue & the Future of the Naval Service

The Navy must steer its course not by the stars, but by its principles.

Nobody Asked Me But…Let's Restructure the Afloat Commands

The Coast Guard needs to restructure its command afloat billets. Presently, the 378-foot Hamilton (WHEC-715)-class cutters, with a crew...

Book Reviews

Combat Swimmer: Memoirs of a Navy Seal

Robert A. Gormly. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1998. 272 pp. Index. $23.95 ($21.55).


The Republic Navies

Submarines: All Ahead—Very, Very Slowly

Oceans: AE-2: Subsunk—Subfound

Points of Interest: Uncertain Road to Redux Reform

Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) and outgoing Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) met 15 October with White House Chief of Staff...

World Naval Developments

Compromising Stealth?

Combat Fleets

Lest We Forget

The second U.S. Navy ship named Herndon (DD-638) was launched on 2 February and commissioned on 20 December 1942. The Herndon...

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