Proceedings Magazine - December 2007 Vol. 133/12/1,258

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The Few. The Proud. The (Harvard???) Marines
(See A. Pine, pp. 40-44, November 2007 Proceedings)

Owen West—Mr. Pine is mistaken when he writes...

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The Few. The Proud. The (Harvard???) Marines
(See A. Pine, pp. 40-44, November 2007 Proceedings)

Owen...

Firing on the Up Roll: Jim Mattis' Greatest Challenge

Marine General James Mattis has just taken command of U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFC) and NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT). For...

Now Hear This: Clausewitz 2007

In any military strategy session, from the Pentagon's E-Ring to a game of capture the flag, the practicing intellectuals (eggheads) are given...

Nobody Asked Me But . . .Refining the System

I was reading the article by Vice Admiral Jeffrey Fowler in the October Proceedings—the one in which the new Naval Academy...

Women in the Military: 'We Are in the Fight'
This World War II poster is a classic, but it's also a relic, thanks to a generation of women who decided Navy blue looked as...
Women Are Fitting in Fine: An Interview with Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau, U.S. Navy

In several circles, she's the odds-on favorite to be the Defense Department's first woman four-star flag officer. She is the former...

Just Call Her Captain
Today it's common to see women on board ships of all types, including combatants. But it wasn't always that way. One of the...
110 Feet of America
The Coast Guard cutter's crew didn't care that their CO was a woman. What mattered to them was the captain's competency...
The Benzene Queen
A Marine officer tells her story of supporting the oil infrastructure in Iraq.

Southern Iraq (November 2002 to July 2003...

Force Protection: A Marine's View
The adage that every Marine is a rifleman may not go far enough. The Corps is conducting experiments in creating a small-unit...
Roosevelt Wields His Big Stick
A scholar of the life and times of Theodore Roosevelt looks at the international impact of the Great White Fleet a century ago....
Abundant Opportunity
With her father's words never far from mind, the author charted her course through the Navy to its highest enlisted ranks....
Life from Above: Perspectives of a Navy 'Blackjack' Pilot in Iraq
The sand in Kuwait and Iraq is like dry snow or powdery dust, not at all like the grainy terrain we flew over in Southern...
Not Home Yet...
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The Second Battle of Fallujah Helping the Press Get it Right

During my first tour in Iraq, from August 2004 to March 2005, I was the public affairs officer for 1st Force Service Support Group (1st FSSG),...

Uncommon Valor

EDITOR'S NOTE This dispatch, cited by Captain Amy Malugani in the accompanying story, recounts the heroism of Sergeant...

Tribute: In Memory of William J. Crowe Jr., Admiral and Ambassador

On 31 October, Admiral Crowe, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Ambassador to Great Britain, was laid to rest in the Naval Academy...

Special: Reunion

The Hogan brothers had been sailing around the Pacific for a long time, never ending up in the same port. Both were homesick for family. Jake, the...

Book Reviews

Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

Kirsten Holmstedt. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2007. 384 pp. Illus. Index...

Professional Notes

Develop a Maritime Security Company

By Major Chris Ieva, U.S...

Naval Systems: More Missions at Lower Costs

The Navy's 2007 Unmanned Surface Vehicle Master Plan, approved by the Program Executive Office for Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW) this...

World Naval Developments: The Real Purpose of Strategy

In October the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard jointly issued a new maritime strategy, A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower...

Combat Fleets

With the help of a U.S. military-aid package, this past year has been one of profound change for the Barbados Coast Guard....

Naval Institute Foundation

In Appreciation: P. X. O'Neill

From his lively USNI Commodore induction ceremony on board the USS Constitution in 1991 to...

Lest We Forget: "Bobbi"

In August 1963, Lieutenant Commander Vila Hovis received orders to Saigon, Vietnam. The orders were not a surprise because she was the first Navy...

From Our Archive
'Women are like teabags. You don't know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.'

Eleanor Roosevelt...

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Editor's Page

They Are Women, Hear Them Roar

I've talked about publishing a "Women in the Military" issue since I became editor-in-chief of...

Books in Brief

The Pentagon: A History

Steve Vogel. New York: Random House Inc., 2007. 656 pp. Illus. Notes. Bib. Index. $32.95. 

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