Proceedings Magazine - May 1999 Volume 125/5/1,155

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181

Highlights

  • Who Should Have Tried Captain Ashby?
    By John H. Cushman

    On 4 March 1999, a U.S Marine Corps court-martial at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, found Marine Captain Richard J. Ashby—who on 3 February 1998 had been flying an EA-6B Prowler lower and faster than rules permitted when it severed gondola...

  • Comment and Discussion

    "We're Recruiting Another Great Generation"

    (See B. McGann, p. 6, April 1999 Proceedings)

    "Why I Will Leave the Navy"

    (See M. Butler, p. 2. April 1999 Proceedings)

  • Driving Bill and Madeleine Bananas
    By Franklin C. Spinney

  • Human-Centric Warfare
    By Commander Alan D. Zimm, USN (Ret.)

    Winner, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest

    New technologies offer the services the prospect of collecting and distributing massive amounts of data, but unless the needs and limitations of the human users at the end of the chain...

  • War Fighting . . . and More
    By Commander David W. Glazier, U.S. Navy

    First Honorable Mention, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest

    War fighting is the Navy's primary mission, but to focus on it exclusively is to ignore fully two-thirds of the taskings—from humanitarian relief to Arctic research...

  • Where Will All the Admirals Go?
    By Rear Admiral W. J. Holland Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Second Honorable Mention, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest

    New technologies force changes—in force structure, equipment designs, and operational processes. For the Navy, one effect of the shift to the network-centric/information...

  • 'It's All a Matter of Perspective': An Interview with General Anthony Zinni, U.S. Marine Corps

    The Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Central Command, leader of Operation Desert Fox (December 1998) and ongoing operations against Iraq, talked recently at the Pentagon with the Naval Institute’s Fred L. Schultz.

    ...

  • Mastering and Controlling Change
    By General Dennis J. Reimer, U.S. Army and Colonel R. J. Dunn III, U.S. Army (Retired)

    To prepare for future conflicts, we must change the way we change. Joint experimentation offers the opportunity to give our forces the right answers for upcoming challenges.

  • Within Striking Distance & Ready to Act
    By General Charles Krulak, U.S. Marine Corps

    With the world's ocean traffic serving swollen coastal populations and transiting vital sea lines of communication—manifest in a snapshot of recent global electronic intercepts—the ability of U.S. naval forces to maneuver...

  • Steaming Into a New World
    By Norman Friedman

    The Cold War was a war for national survival. It demanded sacrifices that lesser conflicts cannot justify. In the post-Cold War world, the United States faces numerous but unrelated conflicts. An example of the new...

  • December 7, 1999: The Second, Silent Attack on Pearl Harbor
    By Lieutenant Commander Pietro Marghella, MC, USN

  • In Pursuit of 'the Real Navy'
    By Bradley Peniston

    The author of an upcoming Naval Institute Press book takes us around the world—from aircraft and carriers to submarines and surface ships—with the U.S. Navy.

    "This ain't the real Navy," said the...

  • One Special Ship
    By Lieutenant Commander Bryan McGrath, U.S. Navy

    The chemistry of the wardroom of the USS Thomas S. Gates in 1990 and 1991 convinced at least one officer to stay in the Navy. Can this atmosphere be recreated?

  • Retention: What works for DesRon 21?
    By Lieutenant Commander Michael Crockett, U.S. Navy

    The commanding officers and command master chiefs of the six ships of Destroyer Squadron 21 recently participated in an open forum on retention.

    The discussion provided many innovative and exciting ideas that already have...

  • The U.S. Navy in Review
    By Scott C. Truver

    A "book-end" year—that is what 1998 was for the U.S. Navy. Chronic crisis in the Arabian Gulf flared as the year dawned, and the United States massed its largest naval force since the 1991 Gulf War to respond to repeated Iraqi...

  • The U.S. Marine Corps in Review
    By Lieutenant Colonel Frank G. Hoffman, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

  • The Coast Guard in Review
    By Vice Admiral Howard B. Thorsen, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)

    "Tomorrow ends a very difficult month for the U.S. commercial fishing fleet. Ten boats sunk. Eleven people missing or known dead."

    Admiral James Loy, Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered these sobering remarks...

  • World Naval Developments
    By Norman Friedman

    Serbian Air Defenses Take on Stealth

    Early in the attacks on targets in Kosovo and Serbia, the U.S. Air Force lost an F-117A stealth fighter (actually a light bomber)—raising the question of just how effective stealth...

  • The U.S. Merchant Marine and Maritime Industry in Review
    By Robert H. Pouch

  • U.S. Naval Aircraft and Weapon Developments
    By Floyd D. Kennedy Jr.

    Experimentation

  • Congressional Watch
    By Bradley Peniston

    Call it the year the rose-colored glasses came off. Between last spring and this one, lawmakers probed and prodded and listened in amazement as Navy officers and officials admitted reluctantly that the fleet was bow-on to shoal water.

  • Notable Naval Books of 1998
    By Lieutenant Colonel Richard Seamon, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)

  • Naval Systems: Navy Seeks Funds for Sensor-Detecting Laser
    By Edward J. Walsh

    The Applied Optics Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is betting that the Marine Corps will want its landing craft equipped with a laser system that senses enemy electro-optical observation devices and indicates whether the landing...

  • Combat Fleets
    By A. D. Baker III

  • Lest We Forget
    By Rick Burgess

    Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Nine (HS-9) was established at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, on 4 June 1976, equipped with the SH-3H Sea King. The Sea Griffins carried on the traditions of an earlier HS-9, which served from June...

Extra

  • Proceedings Survey

  • Standing for Our Flag

    In the June Proceedings, Captain Eyer in his “Charting a Course” column introduced retired Navy Admiral William...

  • SURVEY RESULTS: THE TOP THREE MOST EFFECTIVE NAVAL WEAPONS EVER USED!

    # 3 The Exocet Missile 

    ...

Members Only

  • Who Should Have Tried Captain Ashby?
    By John H. Cushman
  • Driving Bill and Madeleine Bananas
    By Franklin C. Spinney
  • Human-Centric Warfare
    By Commander Alan D. Zimm, USN (Ret.)
  • War Fighting . . . and More
    By Commander David W. Glazier, USN
  • Where Will All the Admirals Go?
    By Rear Admiral W. J. Holland Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • It's All a Matter of Perspective: An Interview with General Anthony Zinni, U.S. Marine Corps
    With General Anthony Zinni, USMC
  • Mastering and Controlling Change
    By General Dennis J. Reimer, USA, and Colonel R. J. Dunn III, USA (Ret.)
  • Within Striking Distance & Ready to Act
    By General Charles Krulak, USMC
  • Steaming Into a New World
    By Norman Friedman
  • December 7, 1999: The Second, Silent Attack on Pearl
    By Lieutenant Commander Pietro Marghella, MC, USN
  • In Pursuit of 'the Real Navy'
    By Bradley Peniston
  • One Special Ship
    By Lieutenant Commander Bryan McGrath, USN
  • Retention: What Works for DesRon 21?
    By Lieutenant Commander Michael Crockett, USN
  • The U.S. Navy In Review
    By Scott C. Truver
  • The U.S. Marine Corps in Review
    By Lieutenant Colonel Frank G. Hoffman, USMCR
  • The Coast Guard in Review
    By Vice Admiral Howard B. Thorsen, USCG (Ret.)
  • World Naval Developments
    By Norman Friedman
  • The U.S. Merchant Marine and Maritime Industry in Review
    By Robert H. Pouch
  • U.S. Naval Aircraft and Weapon Developments
    By Floyd D. Kennedy, Jr.
  • Congressional Watch
    By Bradley Peniston
  • Notable Naval Books of 1998
    By Lieutenant Colonel Richard Seamon, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Nobody Asked Me, But … The Recruiting Problem We Don’t Talk About
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas Strother, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • References
  • Organization
  • Information Sources
  • Navy Seeks Funds for Senor-Detecting Laser
    By Ed Walsh
  • U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes
    By Samuel Loring Morison
  • Combat Fleets
    By A. D. Baker III
  • Notebook
  • Lest We Forget
    By Lieutenant Commander Rick Burgess, U.S. Navy (Retired
  • Comment & Discussion
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