Proceedings Magazine - October 2003 Vol. 129/10/1,208

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Unplug the Computers & Power Up the Petty Officers

Third Prize, Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest

Coast Guard Must Play in Overseas War Plans

Then it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that an' "Tommy,
'ow's yer soul?"
But it's "Thin red line of...

Lest We Forget: William B. Cushing; Terrell County

William B. Cushing

The Confederate ironclad Albemarle was 122-feet long, built of solid ten-inch thick Southern...

'We Must Now Make a Success of It': An Interview with James Schlesinger

Following a working lunch with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, the former Secretary of Defense, Director of Intelligence, and...

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"Chiefs Are Professionals"

(See D. Hinson, p. 60, September 2003 Proceedings)

Chief Jim Murphy, U.S. Navy...

U.S. Naval Academy Is Balanced

An article in the 14 July issue of The National Review, "Babylon Comes to Sparta" by John J. Miller, has raised considerable attention...

Navy Medicine’s Role in "Sea Power 21"

To overcome the threats posed by weapons of mass destruction, Navy medicine must take its place in the naval transformation process described in...

Ten Things You Should Know before You Join the Fleet

"I wish someone would just tell me the truth." It is the mantra of midshipmen from time immemorial. They seem to feel as though external...

The Next Revolution at Sea

Navy investments for the future emphasize connectivity, modularity, and unmanned systems. Taking these concepts to sea...

Invasion of the Transformers

The Transformers have landed. Disguised as mere mortals, they have infiltrated every nook and cranny of the military/...

Rapid Decisive Ops Are Risky Business

As shown in Iraq, shock and awe—and its current incarnation, Rapid Decisive Operations—promises startling effects...

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