Proceedings Magazine - May 2000 Vol. 126/5/1,167

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  • Requiem for a Sailor's Writer
    By Captain Jim Stavridis, U.S. Navy

    How does one say goodbye to an author who has accompanied so many of us to sea on hundreds of voyages, whose dog-eared paperbacks have sat by the captain's chair on the bridge of so many warships for long days and nights in the Mediterranean...

  • On War—It's Not Just a Military Affair Anymore
    By Commander Charles W. Laingen, U.S. Navy

    First Honorable, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest

    The classic theories of war don't work like they used to. Nine years after "winning" the Gulf War, U.S. war planes still are patrolling the skies over Iraq,...

  • It's More than a Trade
    By Lieutenant Thomas R. Williams II, U.S. Navy

    Second Honorable, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest

    To man its complex and sophisticated weapon systems, the Navy needs officers with a high level of technical expertise. But if it wants to keep those officers, the service...


  • Proceedings Survey

  • Standing for Our Flag

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


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  • Don't Ask--Don't Tell: Is It Working?
    by J. F. Kelly Jr.
  • Comment and Discussion
  • The Fall and Rise of Naval Forward Presence
    by Captain Sam J. Tangredi, USN
  • On War: It's Not Just a Military Affair Anymore
    by Commander Charles W. Laingen, USN
  • It's More Than a Trade
    by Lieutenant Thomas R. Williams II, USN
  • Anthrax and the Internet
    by Colonel Mark F. Cancian, USMCR
  • Life after DoDth
    by Thomas P. M. Barnett
  • Powering the 21st-Century Fleet
    by Lieutenant Commander Timothy J. McCoy, USN
  • Network-Centric Concepts Can Guarantee Access
    by Commander James R. Boorujy, USN
  • Export Missile Defense?
    by Commander Paul James, USN
  • Burke Speaks Out on Korea
    by Rear Admiral Arleigh Burke, USN
  • Dog Company Six at War
    by Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, USMC (Ret.)
  • 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: Fixing the Collins Class
    by Norman Friedman
  • The U.S. Merchant Marine and Maritime Industry in Review
    by Robert H. Pouch
  • Naval Aircraft and Weapons Developments
    by Floyd D. Kennedy Jr.
  • Congressional Watch
    by Bradley Peniston
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... We Must Stop Treating People Like Cattle
    by Commander Steve Guse, U.S. Navy
  • Notable Naval Books of 1999
    by Lieutenant Colonel Richard Seamon, USMCR (Ret.)
  • References
  • Organizational
  • Information Sources
  • U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes
    by Samuel Loring Morison
  • Naval Systems
    by Edward J. Walsh
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget
  • Notebook
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Why Can'ts We Build Quality Software?
    by Lieutenant Commander Albert J. Desmarais, U.S. Navy
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  • Don't Ask—Don't Tell: Is It Working?
    By J. F. Kelly Jr.

    The "Don't ask-don't tell" policy regarding sexual orientation has been in effect in the military for eight years. First proposed by former Senator Sam Nunn and endorsed by the military leadership, including General Colin Powell, then...

  • Anthrax and the Internet
    By Colonel Mark F. Cancian, USMCR

     "After three years of study it was found that vaccination was the safest way to protect a highly mobile military against a threat of anthrax spores that are 99% lethal for unprotected persons."


  • Burke Speaks Out on Korea
    By Rear Admiral Arleigh Burke, USN


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