Proceedings Magazine - August 2003 Vol. 129/8/1,206

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"Why I Am Failing My Junior Officers"

(See K. O’Neal, pp. 40-42, July 2003 Proceedings)

Ensign Nathan T...

World Naval Developments: Paris Air Show Highlights Networked Warfare

As forecast, the 2003 Paris Air Show revealed few entirely new developments. Some of what was on view, however, dramatized a continuing shift...

It Is Time to Transform the Naval Reserve

The U.S. Naval Reserve is top heavy: more than three-quarters of its entire budget is spent on its own administration. It...

What Was the Coast Guard Doing in Iraq?

In spite of increasing responsibilities in homeland security, Coast Guard forces remain committed to and equipped to support expeditionary...

Learning from Victory

The U.S. miltiary victory in Iraq was decisive, but we must study it objectively to learn positive and negative lessons for...

Coast Guard Aviation Gets a New Look

The Integrated Deepwater System project is under way, and will change the face of Coast Guard aviation as it introduces new systems—such...

Courageous Leader in Rocky Times

On the muggy afternoon of 11 June, General Eric K. Shinseki bid farewell to the Army he served honorably for 38 years. Beginning in the jungles of...

Madaket Millie to the Rescue!

One of the U.S. Coast Guard’s longest-tenured volunteer rescuers also was one of its most colorful characters.

Update the MOA

The November 1993 Navy-Coast Guard Board initiated a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of...

Where Are My Leaders?

This is a situation report from the most important part of the Marine Corps—the "trenches," where the glamorous plans created at...

A Different View of Perfection

I was riding in the backseat of a Humvee in the first Gulf War. We had launched across the berm into western Iraq and drove steadily for 27 hours...

Learning from Victory
Noble Eagle Is Not Your Average Operation

Operation Noble Eagle—all military activities focused on homeland defense—has been a vast undertaking since 11 September 2001....

Jointness Is Key to Success in Coastal Warfare

The naval coastal warfare community has become increasingly more important, beginning with its first major deployment in Operation Desert Storm/...

Pacific Fleet Focuses On War Fighting

Mobilized for its first exercise held on board the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) in October 2002, JTF-519 gives the Pacific Commander a...

Exploit Sea Basing

Plans and platforms designed to meet the Soviet threat will not do in today’s environment. Sea basing—often envisioned as a...

Fighting Terrorism. . . from the Sea

The fight against terrorism must be prosecuted by taking it to the enemy preemptively using the strategy of "total asymmetry." In...

Nobody Asked Me, But ... Where Are All the Coast Guard Publication 1s?

On 1 January 2002, then-Coast Guard Commandant Admiral James M. Loy issued Coast Guard Publication 1, U.S. Coast Guard: America's Maritime...

Stewart's Lessons Transcend the Age of Sail

First Honorable Mention, Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest

Charles Stewart’s 62-year naval career—...

Nobody Asked Me, But ... There Are Other Lessons from Iraqi Freedom

Operation Iraqi Freedom likely will be remembered as one of the most successful military engagements in U.S. history. A potentially powerful foe...

Build Coast Guard Leaders for the New Era

A new era of operations is dawning for the Coast Guard. Its transition to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) involves more than simply...

Many Ship Force Protection Plans Are Flawed

It was cold behind the machine gun and the wind was blowing briskly. The port call had been a good one and the sailor yawned as he looked out...

Knighthawks Change Helo Support in the Gulf

For a surface combatant operating in the Arabian Gulf, the familiar sight of a UH-3H Sea King inbound to drop off passengers, mail, and cargo (PMC...

Army Needs Fast Sea Transports

It has been a long time since I considered myself an expert in the art of moving seamlessly from march column to a tactically sound position in an...

Book Reviews

The Rescue of the Gale Runner: Death, Heroism, and the U.S. Coast Guard

Dennis L. Noble. Gainesville, FL:...

Oceans: Energy from the Oceans Is Real Sea Power

The principal sources of energy from the sea are oil and gas produced from beneath the seabed. Basically, these are non-renewable resources....

Combat Fleets

Aside from orders last year for eight Kilo-class diesel submarines and two more Sovremennyy-class guided-missile destroyers to China, the...

Points of Interest: Special Compensation Rattles Support for Concurrent Receipt

The start of combat-related special compensation (CRSC) for 35,000-40,000 military retirees with combat and combat-training disabilities and a...

Lest We Forget: USS Richard P. Leary (DD-664)

Launched on 6 October 1943, the Fletcher (DD-445)-class destroyer USS Richard P. Leary (DD-664) was built by the Boston Navy...

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Naval Institute Partnerships Promote Innovation and History

Teaming with other organizations has proved a successful means...

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