Proceedings Magazine - June 2001 Vol. 127/6/1,180

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  • DoD's Tail Is Wagging the Dog
    by William J. Toti
  • World Naval Developments
    by Norman Friedman
  • Publisher's Page
    by Tom Marfiak
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Are Big Decks Still the Answer?
    by David A. Perin
  • Expeditionary Forces at the Crossroads
    by Captain George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
  • A New Blueprint for U.S. Defense
    by James Blaker and Daniel Goure
  • Advocate of 'Wooden Walls'
    by David McCullough
  • SEALs Need Dedicated Helo Support
    by Lieutenant Martha S. Dunne, USN
  • Identifying Kaga
    by Jonathan Parshall, with Anthony Tully and David Dickson
  • Coast Guard Goes Expeditionary
    by Captain Wayne Gibson, Commander Tom Vitullo, and Lieutenant Commander Joe DiRenzo III, USCG, and Captain Craig Peterson, USCGR
  • International Port Security Standards
    by Lieutenant Commander Michael A. Edgerton, U.S. Coast Guard
  • We Can't Let This Happen Again
    by Julian Schofield
  • Navy Pay: What Message Are We Sending?
    by Commander Mark Gorenflo, USN
  • End the Silence of the Wardroom
    by Lieutenant Neil A. Wilson, USCG
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... How Many "Communicators" Do We Need?
    by Senior Chief Electronics Technician Brian R. Stough, U.S. Navy
  • Submarine Escape Training--Are We Serious?
    by Lieutenant (junior grade) Michael Yawn, U.S. Navy
  • Buck Rogers Comes to Life in the 21st Century
    by Lieutenant Colonel C. Reid Nichols, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, and Commander Zdenka Willis, U.S. Navy
  • The All-MV-22 Fleet Is the Answer
    by Colonel Timothy C. Hanifen, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Protect Our Very Shallow Water MCM Force
    by Commander Jack B. James, U.S. Navy
  • Do Smoking Hulls Measure Success?
    by Lieutenant Colonel Gene Myers, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Command at Sea Isn't Everything
    by Commander Robert S. McKenna, U.S. Navy
  • Book Reviews
  • The Kursk Salvage Plan
    by Norman Polmar
  • Oceans: Over the Top - Sailing the Northeast Passage
    by Don Walsh
  • Points of Interest: Today's Force Needs More Flexible Pay and Promotion Systems
    by Tom Philpott
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget: The USS Trumpetfish
    by Eric Wertheim
  • Finding Leaders for the World They Never Saw
    by Frank Uhlig Jr.
  • Notebook
  • Advertisements
  • Commentary: DoD's Tail Is Wagging the Dog
    By William J. Toti

    Why does a dog wag its tail? Because the dog is smarter than the tail. If the tail were smarter than the dog, the tail would wag the dog."

  • Address delivered at the U.S. Naval Institute's 127th Annual Meeting
    By David McCullough

    25 April 2001

    I want to say at the start how pleased and proud I am—and it came as a surprise to me—to find that I'm also speaking tonight to the [Naval Academy] class of 2001, the great class of 2001.

  • We Can't Let This Happen Again
    By Julian Schofield

    The collision between a U.S. Navy surveilance aircraft and this Chinese J-8—caught on film weeks before the accident—has made it clear that China and the United States must take steps to ensure such incidents do...

  • End the Silence of the Wardroom
    By Lieutenant Neil A. Wilson, USCG

    In the large town where the emperor's palace was, life was joyous and happy; and every day new visitors arrived. One day two swindlers came. They told everybody they were weavers and that they...

  • U.S. Naval Institute 127th Annual Meeting

    Naval Institute members and friends gathered at the U.S. Naval Academy's Alumni Hall on 25 April for the 127th Annual Meeting of the U.S. Naval Institute. Attendees celebrated the induction of new Golden Life (50-year) members and the...

  • Lest We Forget: USS Trumpetfish (SS-425)
    By Eric Wertheim

    USS Trumpetfish (SS-425)

    The Balao (SS-285)-class submarine USS Trumpetfish (SS-425) was commissioned into service with the U.S. Navy on 29 January 1946. Though she missed the end of World War...


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