Proceedings Magazine - February 2002 Vol. 128/2/1,188

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  • Warning to Navigators: Geodesy & Datums Are Here
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Such wonders of modern technology as the Global Positioning System (GPS) have improved nautical navigation to an incredible extent, all owing mariners to navigate in real time (where am I?) as opposed to the time-late (where was I?) methods...

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  • Choosing the Chairman
    by M. Staser Holcomb
  • World Naval Developments: Danes Purchase Larger Ships
    by Norman Friedman
  • Comment and Discussion
  • It's Not about Fun
    by Command Master Chief Mark Butler, USN
  • We Always Must Be Vigilant
    by Boatswain's Mate Third Class Ericka Robinson, USCGR
  • No More Catch Phrases, Please
    by Chief Cryptologic Technician Interpretive James M. Murphy, USN
  • Midnight in Baghdad
    by Major Fred H. Allison, USMCR (Ret.)
  • When Mom Wears Steel-Toed Boots
    by Commander Sheila A. Scarborough, USN
  • U.S. and Indian Navies Close Again
    by Second Lieutenant Scott A. Cuomo, USMC
  • Centralization: A Prescription for Failure
    by Rear Admiral W. J. Holland Jr., USN (Ret.), and William P. Holland
  • Interview: Joe Galloway
    by Fred Schultz
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Naval Reserve Officers: Cheaper by the Dozen?
    by Commander Rod Gross, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Faster "Street-to-Fleet" for Naval Aviation
    by Captain Albert J. Gallardo, USN, Commander Kenneth Ireland, USN, Glenn J. Pittman, and Daniel J. Hampton
  • A Legacy of Bravery
    by Lieutenant (junior grade) Michael Files, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Urban Combat Is Complex
    by Russell W. Glenn
  • In Peril in New York
    by Lieutenant James L. Degnan, USNR (Ret.)
  • Coast Guard Needs Enlisted Intel Specialists
    by Ensign Wallace L Cannon, U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Make Performance Evaluations Work
    by Commander William Snyder, U.S. Navy
  • Are Marines Soft-Pedaling Maneuver Warfare?
    by Major Douglas J. MacIntyre, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Warning to Navigators: Geodesy & Datums Are Here
    by Lieutenant Commander Thomas Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • Stop Rogue Merchant Ships
    by Hamlin A. Caldwell Jr.
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... What Is the Cost of Geographical Diversity?
    by Lieutenant Chris Garvin, Civil Engineer Corps, U.S. Navy
  • Book Reviews
  • U.S. Navy: Updating Submarine Rescue
    by Norman Polmar
  • The DSRV System
    by Norman Polmar
  • Oceans - Seaport Security: The Impossible Dream?
    by Don Walsh
  • Points of Interest: Pay and Benefits Gains Continued in 2001
    by Tom Philpott
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget: USS Monssen
    by Eric Wertheim
  • Notebook
  • Space-Based Weapons Are Wrong
    by Sean J. Coleman
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  • Interview: Joe Galloway

  • When Mom Wears Steel-Toed Boots
    By Commander Sheila A. Scarborough, USN

    Juggling a fast-track Navy career with the demands of a family requires a fine sense of balance—and learning to live with half a loaf.
    I recently read an article in which...

  • It's Not about Fun
    By Command Master Chief Mark Butler, USN

    On board our carriers in the Arabian Sea fighting the war against terrorism, and in ships throughout the fleet, sailors are doing hard and dangerous work. What keeps these sailors on board the Enterprise (CVN-65) in...

  • Lest We Forget: USS Monssen (DD-798)
    By Eric Wertheim

    USS Monssen (DD-798)

    Commissioned on 14 February 1944, the USS Monssen (DD-798) was destined for a life of action. She began rehearsals for the Marianas campaign in May 1944 and, arriving off Saipan on 15 June...


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