Proceedings Magazine - July 2001 Vol. 127/7/1,181

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  • Toss the Coast Guard a Life Ring
    by Howard B. Thorsen
  • World Naval Developments
    by Norman Friedman
  • Publisher's Page
    by Tom Marfiak
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Is There a Better Explanation?
    by Paul Troy Wright
  • Answering the Challenges
    by Frank W. Lacroix
  • Making Peacetime Engagement Work
    by Brigadier General David L. Grange, USA (Ret.)
  • From Conscription to Subscription
    by Rear Admiral David P. Polatty, USN
  • Teamwork Under Fire
    by John Plink
  • Battle Stations--The Next Generation
    by John Flink
  • India's 12 Steps to a World-Class Navy
    by Thomas P. M. Barnett
  • Naval Power Is Vital
    by Vice Admiral Timothy J. Keating, USN
  • Missile Defense Is for the Real World
    by Commander William K. Lescher, USN
  • Black Bags and Seagulls: Fostering Innovation
    by Bradd C. Hayes
  • Branding the Coast Guard
    by Captain D. A. Goward, USCG
  • Still Warrior Friendly
    by Rear Admiral Len Picotte, USN (Ret.), and Captain Kendall King, USN (Ret.)
  • Building on a Proven Record
    by Commander Keith W. May, USN
  • The Legacy of the Black Cats
    by Comniander Keith W May, U.S. Navy
  • Interview: Stephen Coonts
  • Tattletales and Bird Dogs
    by Commander Edward P. Stafford, USN (Ret.)
  • Try the TEAM Principle
    by Captain Chris S. Richie, USMC
  • Carriers Aren't Sitting Ducks
    by Lieutenant Commander Tom Druggan, U.S. Navy
  • Reduce Decision-Making Timelines
    by William E. Howard HI
  • Is China Taking a Great Leap Forward in Shipbuilding?
    by Lieutenant Commander Wayne Hugar, U.S. Navy
  • The Emotional Impact of Email on Deployment
    by Barbara J. Ross
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Another Assault on Accountability?
    by Lieutenant Patrick J. Burns, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • We Can Be Ready in Peacetime
    by Ensign Roland G. Backhaus, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Move Up--Not Out
    by Ensign Melissa Sullivan, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Understanding the Gap
    by Second Lieutenant Timothy Strabbing, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
  • Has NATO Overstepped Its Bounds?
    by Ensign Ryan Vest, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Baby Number One
    by Captain Ralph K. Brooks, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • An Aerospace View of Urban Operations
    by John L. Barry and Joseph Ellis
  • Book Reviews
  • Naval Systems: Dahlgren to Showcase Sea Service War Fighting
    by Ed Walsh
  • Points of Interest: Congress Not Keen on Forcing Disabled Retirees to Choose
    by Tom Philpott
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget: Attack Squadron 172 (VA-172)
    by Lieutenant Commander Rick Burgess, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Give Them a Sense of Pride, and They'll Stay
    by Pete Stevens
  • Notebook
  • Advertisements
  • Making Peacetime Engagement Work
    By Brigadier General David L. Grange, USA (Ret.)

    We can and must shape our peacetime commitments—above, supporting operations in Bosnia and Kosovo—not only to provide assistance to those in need but also to enhance our military's readiness for war.

  • From Conscription to Subscription
    By Rear Admiral David P. Polatty, USN

  • Interview: Stephen Coonts

    In the 15th anniversary year of his first novel, the Naval Institute Press book, Flight of the Intruder, the prolific author talked recently in Annapolis about his craft with Naval Institute editor Fred L....

  • Commentary: Toss the Coast Guard a Life Ring
    By Howard B. Thorsen

    According to Rear Admiral Ron Silva, the Coast Guard's Assistant Commandant for Systems, "doing the King's work with a peasant's toolbox" is an apt description of the Coast Guard's infrastructure. Maintenance funding for vessels has...

  • Lest We Forget: Attack Squadron 172 (VA-172)

    Attack Squadron 172 (VA-172)

    Attack Squadron 172 (VA-172) originally was established as Bomber Fighter Squadron 82 (VBF-82) on 20 August 1945 at NAS Alameda, California. The squadron quickly switched from F6F Hellcats to F4U-4...


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