Proceedings Magazine - April 2001 Vol. 127/4/1,178

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  • Back to the Bay of Pigs
    By James P. Delgado

    A former official with the U.S. National Park Service and currently the director of a Canadian maritime museum presents a rare glimpse of how the Cuban government portrays the Bay of Pigs invasion 40 years later: "Playa Giron—First...

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  • A Public Relations Disaster
    by John Byron
  • World Naval Developments: A Problem with Precision?
    by Norman Friedman
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Lost Patrol—The Attack on the Cole
    by Admiral Harold W. Gehman Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Danger Beyond the Pier
    by Lieutenant Commander David Weeks, USNR
  • Build It and They Will Come
    by Captain Robert F. Fox, USN (Ret.)
  • Restructure for Transformation
    by John Callaway
  • Pictorial: 39th Annual Photo Contest Winners
  • Eliminate the Air Force: A Blue Print for Military Restructuring
    by John W. Coe
  • Are You Sure It's Nonlethal?
    by John M. Kenny
  • The Navy's Dilemma
    by Tom Hone
  • Back to the Bay of Pigs
    by James P. Delgado
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Senior Leadership Is Alive and Well
    by Captain Ken J. Bitar, U.S. Navy
  • Prepare for the Most Likely Commitments
    by Colonel Gerald H. Turley, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
  • The Fleet Needs Integrated Systems and Training
    by Captain Michael A. O'Neal, U.S. Naval Reserve, and William O. Davis
  • Books Belong in Seabags
    by Lieutenant (junior grade) Katherine Licup, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Primus Video--First to See
    by Lieutenant Justin Shoger, U.S. Navy
  • Book Reviews
  • U.S. Navy: Declining Strategic Forces
    by Norman Polmar
  • Oceans: Decline of the World's Fisheries: The Last Supper?
    by Don Walsh
  • Points of Interest: New Chairmen Look to Boost Benefits
    by Tom Philpott
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget: The USS Somers
    by Eric Wertheim
  • The Corps Needs Tactical Jets
    by Jay A. Stout
  • Notebook
  • Advertisements
  • Pictorial: 39th Annual Photo Contest Winners

    Pictorial: 39th Annual Photo Contest Winners

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  • The Navy's Dilemma
    By Tom Hone

    The Navy does not have enough money to do everything it knows it should do: support the existing forward-deployed force, finance research into likely valuable future technologies, recruit and train personnel suited to a high-technology military...

  • A Public Relations Disaster

    As reporters scrambled to understand the story, we of the Navy compounded the initial tragedy by stonewalling them. Closemouthed and grudging of facts, we squandered good faith in a transparent attempt to lower the temperature of a hot story....

  • Lest We Forget: USS Somers

    USS Somers

    The USS Somers (DD-381) was the fifth U.S. fighting ship to bear the Somers name. Launched on 13 March 1937 and commissioned on 1 December of the same year, she became part of the Neutrality Patrol,...

  • World Naval Developments: A Problem with Precision?
    By Norman Friedman

    In February, U.S. and British aircraft struck Iraqi air defenses covering the "no-fly" zone. In recent months, the Iraqis had fired many more missiles at allied aircraft enforcing the...


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