Proceedings Magazine - May 2004 Vol. 130/5/1,215

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Our adversaries in the global war on terrorism will not fight us at sea or in the air or ontraditional naval terms. They will intermingle with innocent civilians and...


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From Our Archive: "Tailor-Mades","," Sailors sometimes earned extra cash by sewing “tailor-mades,” slightly modified uniforms that were preferred to regulation issue. Seamsters from the USS New York (ACR-2) pose in the early 19
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Quincy Truett

On the night of 20 January 1969, five U.S. Navy riverine craft growled their way along the very narrow Kinh Dong Tien...

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Barbarians at the Gate

Our adversaries in the global war on terrorism will not fight us at sea or in the air or ontraditional naval terms. They...

'Our Enemy Is Not Terrorism'

The former Secretary of the Navy and current member of the Kean Commission investigating the 11 September 2001 terrorist...

Interview: Douglas Brinkley

The author of the new book, Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War (New York: William Morrow, 2004) spoke...

U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes

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Expeditionary Strike Groups Are Misaligned

Expeditionary strike group forward-deployed naval forces (ESG FDNF) remains an undervalued concept. Although it was in...

The Revolt of the Generals Is Coming

The headlines are sadly familiar: personal animosity arises between the Secretary of Defense and a service chief; a major weapon system is...

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