Proceedings Magazine - May 2007 Vol. 133/5/1,251

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In a cover story titled "Cheating Our Vets: How the Pentagon is shortchanging wounded soldiers" in the April 16 issue of U.S. News & World Report, reporter Linda Robinson...

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In a cover story titled "Cheating Our Vets: How the Pentagon is shortchanging wounded soldiers" in the April 16 issue of U.S. News...

Comment and Discussion

"Challenges for the New Maritime Strategy"

(See W. J. Holland, pp. 14-18, April 2007 Proceedings)

Vice Admiral John G....

Firing on the Up Roll: A Goldwater-Nichols Bill for Government - Part One

In 1986, against the advice of many admirals, generals, and informed civilians, Congress passed the then highly controversial GoIdwater-Nichols...

Nobody Asked Me, But...We Have a Serious COIN Shortage

Recently the U.S. Army, with help from the Marine Corps, touted a significant counterinsurgeney (COIN) success. No, it was not an announcement of...

Sailing in Southern Waters: A New Wind

As we like to say in Miami at our headquarters for U.S. Southern Command, there's a new wind blowing through the Caribbean...

Notable Naval Books of 2006

The ground rules established last year remain in effect for this year's notable selections. As before, the list was compiled, refined, and...

World Disorder and the Decline of Pax Americana

Max Boot writes in The Savage Wars of Peace (2003): "Many Americans cringe at the notion that their country should play globocop....

Seven Minutes to Midnight

Iraqi Freedom-style regime change is often neither necessary nor sufficient to thwart terrorist attacks. It is time to embrace...

Shipbuilding Crisis Continues

Despite positive steps taken by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Mullen, shipbuilding remains in a critical state. By fencing the Ship...

The United States, the North Arabian Sea, and Pakistan

Pakistan, in particular that nation's Makran Coast, will be key to future activities on and around the North Arabian Sea. Change is under...

The Right Navy at the Right Time

The new maritime strategy has a vital task: communicate the Navy's continued relevance to the nation.

As part of its role in...

The Navy’s Homeland Role: Vigilant Guard or Forward Defense?

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The Navy...

Look to the 30/105 Zone for a New Naval Strategy

Brown-water, a new "old" look at the Marine Corps, and a focus on the waters between 30 degrees and 105 degrees East longitude are...

On Demand: Sustaining the Military Health Benefit at a Reasonable Cost

Spiraling health costs threaten our nation's ability to compete in a global economy. But the U.S. military has unique resources that show...

U.S. Navy in Review

Carrier and amphibious strike groups deployed worldwide during 2006. some on routine schedules, others responding to surge requirements under the...

2006 U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapon Development

The year 2006 for naval aviation was one of welcome aboard for some and farewell to others. One community-fighter-went away, one-sea control-...

The U.S. Marine Corps in Review

In 2006, the Marine Corps confirmed its reputation as the world's most flexible, agile, and capable expeditionary force. The performance of U....

U.S. Coast Guard in Review

The U.S. Coast Guard is undergoing a massive and unprecedented effort to completely restructure itself around Iwo themes: mission execution and...

The Coast Guard's Year

The new Coast Guard maritime strategy notes that "maritime safety, security, and stewardship are the enduring roles of the Coast Guard. These...

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review

Whatever happened to the typical short cycles in shipping markets? The industry seems to be defying conventional wisdom. Many respected analysts...

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Oceans: Sleek Sailors-The Navy's Marine Mammal Program

The Navy began its work with dolphins in I960 when a single animal was acquired to study how they swam so efficiently. For their muscle mass and...

World Naval Developments: A Lesson in Sea Power

Late in March a second U.S. Navy carrier group, buill around the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74). arrived in the Gulf area to reinforce the group...

Combat Fleets

Progress on the German K 130 corvette program is proceeding well and on 29 March the third unit of the class, Erfurt, pictured right, was...

Lest We Forget: Uriah Levy, VF-142

Uriah Levy

One does not expect a naval officer who has been court-martialed six times to go on to command the Mediterranean Fleet and...

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From Our Archive: The steel ocean tug Narkeeta (YT-3)

Construction methods for building the steel ocean tug Narkeeta (YT-3) in 1892 did not deviate from standards as this photograph may imply...

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