Proceedings Magazine - November 2007 Vol. 133/11/1,257

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Now Hear This

Contracts of Marque

The 100th anniversary of the signing of the Hague Convention was on 18 October. Its many provisions...

Lest We Forget

Midwatch in Surigao Strait  

On the night of 24-25 October 1944, Torpedoman's Mate Third Class Roy West and the...

Naval Institute Foundation
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Editor's Page
Firing On The Up Roll
Now Hear This
Nobody Asked Me, But
A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower
A Bravura Performance’
The First Battles of the Long War
End the Backyard Brawl
Lion of Fallujah
The Few. The Proud. The (Harvard???) Marines
Mountain Viper: Training the Tip ot the Spear
Video Goes to War: Getting the Target Right
Little Shop of Heroes: Marine Cult Movies
Guadalcanal: A Real Hot Potato
Defense Forum Washington: Healthcare at a Crossroads
Flag / General Officers & Senior Enlisted Leaders
Organizational Charts
Information Source
Make the Military Justice System Fairer
MRAP Vehicles Beat IEDs
Comment and Discussion
Book Reviews
Royal Navy
World Naval Developments
Combat Fleets
Lest We Forget
Naval Institute Foundation
Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower
The leaders of America's Sea Services present the first new Maritime Strategy in more than 20 years.


End the Backyard Brawl
The Navy and Marine Corps bear the dead weight of mutual distrust. But when they work together, the result is greater than the sum...
A Bravura Performance

The Secretary of the Navy who was the force behind the last Maritime Strategy evaluates the new one.

Lion of Fallujah
In death, a Marine who epitomized bravery, integrity, and sacrifice still inspires.

Barry Subelsky never knew Major...

Editor's Page

Let the Debate Begin!

Mountain Viper Training the Tip of the Spear
The Marine Corps' Mountain Warfare Training Center prepares Leathernecks for the rigors of combat in Afghanistan.
The First Battles of the Long War
The Commandant of the Marine Corps provides his perspective on Iraq, regional security, and the generational struggle against...
Firing on the Up Roll

Getting It Right At Navy

In his first message as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, Vice Admiral Jeffrey Fowler...

Nobody Asked Me But . . .

Madison Avenue Should Not Replace Military Public Affairs

Beginning in 1980, the military's specialty staffs, including...

Comment & Discussion

Naval Academy . . . A Crucible for Warriors

(See J. Fowler, pp. 14-18, October 2007 Proceedings)

Video Goes to War: Getting the Target Right
Aerial targeting not only worked for the Marines in Fallujah, it has changed the way forward air controllers and attack aircraft...
Little Shop of Heroes: Marine Corps Cult Movies
What do Marines watch when they're not zoning out with Sands of Iwo Jima or Battle Cry?

When a Proceedings editor...

Guadalcanal: A Real Hot Potato
A perceived lack of Navy support for Marines on Guadalcanal led one Marine officer to have an irreverent medal cast in...
Defense Forum Washington: Healthcare at a Crossroads

The long-promised overhaul to the process of transferring medical care for returning service members from the Department of...

Professional Notes

Make the Military Justice System Fairer  


By Jonathan F. Keiler...

World Naval Developments

Naval Race in the Far East?  

Combat Fleets

From Our Archives
'Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.'

-Pythagoras (582 BC—507 BC...


A Voyage to the Real North Pole  

The North Pole became accessible to ordinary tourists in 1991 through the...

Royal Navy

Two New Big Decks

After lengthy delays, the British government has signed contracts for the construction of two large...

Books in Brief

A Soul On Trial: A Marine Corps Mystery at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Robin R. Cutler. New York: Rowman & Littlefield...

Book Reviews

The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam's Threat to the West

Lee Harris. New York: Basic...

The Few. The Proud. The (Harvard???) Marines
Harvard University's Vietnam War-era hostility to the military is largely history. Ask the small contingent of Marines who are...
U.S. Marine Corps (as of October 2007)


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