Proceedings Magazine - June 2006 Vol. 132/6/1,240

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Sidebar: We Build, We Fight
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The United States has had a task force stationed on...


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Lest We Forget: Fire and Sword; VC-10

Fire and Sword

On 24 October 1776, the Continental Congress issued secret orders to Lambert Wickes, captain of...

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Sidebar: We Build, We Fight
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A New Role for the Trident Fleet

The U.S. Navy's strategic submarines such as USS Alaska (SSBN-732) have...

In the Dark and Out In the Cold

Depleted Arctic ice, evident in satellite images from 1979 (left) and 2005 (right), is opening lanes for shipping in...

Midway Is Our Trafalgar

It's time for the U.S. Navy and all Americans to give the Battle of Midway its due. Frozen in time in this image, "Pawn...

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From Our Archive: Regulus I on board USS Hancock

Years before the Polaris missile went to sea (See "Polaris," page 30), the Navy had the Regulus, what would today be...

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