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...
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...
Make the Military Justice System Fairer
By Jonathan F. Keiler...
World Naval Developments
Naval Race in the Far East?
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...
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...
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)