Proceedings Magazine - January 2005 Vol. 131/1/1,223

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The theme of the 63rd anniversary Pearl Harbor Commemoration at the USS Arizona Memorial was "Voices of Pearl Harbor." In recognition of the importance of capturing the accounts...

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The theme of the 63rd anniversary Pearl Harbor Commemoration at the USS Arizona Memorial was "Voices of Pearl Harbor." In...

Commentary: Critical Dilemma: Loyalty versus Honesty

The major conflict in the boardrooms of America is caused by the clash between loyalty and honesty. This was the issue I discussed with a friend...

Comment and Discussion

"There's No Need to See Red"

(See M. Crockett, p. 79, December 2004 Proceedings)

Master Chief Quartermaster (Surface...

World Naval Developments: Have We Found a Weapon to Fight IEDs in Iraq?

The insurgents fighting in Iraq use improvised explosive devices (IEDs) extensively. They take the form of charges laid in or alongside roads, of...

Commentary: Civilized War Is Uncivilized

Waging so-called civilized warfare does not serve the nation's interest. The United States plays by the rules of international law, but its...

Shore Up SOF

If Special Operations Forces—like this U.S. Navy SEAL advancing on a suspected al Qaeda/Taliban location in Afghanistan...

Farther and Faster in Iraq

According to the commander of the I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) for 22 months of planning for and fighting in Operation...

Who Won the Battle of Fallujah?

Enemy insurgents defending Fallujah were formidable because many of them were willing to fight to the death. In general,...

DD(X) Navigates Uncharted Waters

From its integrated electric propulsion system to its precision naval gunfire support capabilities, the Navy's DD(X) is breaking new...

High-Speed Sealift Is a Joint Mission

High-speed vessels, such as the Navy's Joint Venture (HSV-X1) and the Army's Spearhead (TSV-1X), not only are first-rate troop...

Forward . . . from Bureaucracy

When troops in conflict zones must use their own money to provide goodwill handouts to locals because legalities in Washington delay release...

Baghdad: Help Wanted

Beleaguered Baghdad joint staffs are critically undermanned and overworked. The Navy isn't doing its fair share. Army Lieutenant General...

Nobody Asked Me, But Support Our Troops?

A pickup truck in front of me stopped for a traffic light; on its tailgate were three ribbons. One was yellow; one was red, white, and blue; and...

Build Trust through Communication

It is an ancient and timeless lesson: the path to friendship is found through understanding language and culture. It is a lesson the U.S....

Close the Open Door to War

The new "Bush Doctrine" of preventive war was put to the test in March 2003 with the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Since then, debates have...

Special: Remember the Stark

In 1987, tensions in the Gulf that would draw the United States into combat were building. The Iraqi attack on a lone U.S. frigate was a...

Professional Note: VFC-12 Meets Total Fleet Integration

This past April, the Fighting Omars of Composite Fighter Squadron (VFC)-12 took their F/A-18 Hornets to the skies over Naval Air Station (NAS)...

Professional Note: Fix Fires at the Fire Support Team

The mission of field artillery is to "destroy, neutralize, or suppress the enemy by cannon, rocket, and missile fire, and to help integrate...

Professional Note: Coast Guard's 9-1-1 Response to Terrorism

Responding immediately to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, the Coast Guard designed and fielded a new organization to establish or...

Special: Hail, Coast Guard -- Farewell, Navy

Thursday, 30 September 2004, was a very emotional day in the lives of the crewmembers of the USS Tornado (PC-14) and of four Richmond...

Nobody Asked Me, But Speed Is Not Necessarily Transformational

Is speed transformational? It depends—the speed of what? An airplane? A ship? An electronic message authorizing a strike on a time-sensitive...

Book Reviews

Resisting Rebellion: The History and Politics of Counterinsurgency

Anthony James Joes. Lexington, KY: University Press of...

Oceans: The Plastic Ocean

Cheap to make, durable, and handy to use, plastic, polymers are ubiquitous throughout our world. In the past half-century, they have become the...

Combat Fleets

The first of six Israel Navy Super Dvora III-class fast patrol and interdiction craft recently entered service, commissioned on 11 November 2004...

Lest We Forget: Dan Daly, VA-55 Warhorses

Dan Daly

Dan Daly joined the Marine Corps in 1899 to see action in the Spanish-American War, but he did not see combat in that war. Two...

Charting Your Course: The G.I. Bill Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

"Money for college" is cited consistently as the number one reason people join the military. With the Montgomery G.I. Bill now paying...

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Help Us Complete Bill Lawrence’s Oral History

To his many admirers, Vice Admiral William P. Lawrence needs no introduction...

From Our Archive: The USS Burton Island, USS Atka, and USS Clacier

The USS Burton Island (AGB-1), USS Atka (AGB-3), and USS Clacier (AGB-4) move an iceberg out of the channel leading to...

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