Proceedings Magazine - November 2008 Vol. 134/11/1,269

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Cover Story

Technology Can Help with Combat Operational Stress

By Major Marek M. Sipko, U.S. Marine Corps


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Editor's Page

Marine Green to Navy Blue

You know what they say about the strapping young kid coming up from the bush leagues? Don't tell him he's the...

Lest We Forget

Loyal Officer from "Secessia"

In mid-1862, David Dixon Porter had been ordered to take command of a mortar flotilla at Key...

Naval Institute Foundation

Thanks to Defense Forum Washington Sponsors

Lockheed Martin and TriWest took the lead as sponsors of Defense Forum Washington, a...

Another View
On Further Review

First To Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps

By Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak, U.S. Marine Corps (...

Now Hear This

'In One Hundred Years'

Answering the Call

"I took a step that changed my life. I joined the Marines."

First African-American Female Combat Pilot


From the Banks of the Euphrates to the Shores of the Severn
Two combat Marines, now midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy tell their powerful stories of life and death in Iraq.


There Would Be Others

I left a desk job to become a rifleman, and the first day of boot camp they made me the platoon scribe with a desk and an assistant. I am...

A Poster Child for Next-War-Itis
The $22.7 million Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) has not lived up to the promise of its design.

Over the next few...

An Entirely Different Battlefield
To train like they fight, Marines bound for Afghanistan need the same intense training in mountainous terrain as those going to...
Vietnam, Revisited
Returning to old battlegrounds with a new generation of military strategists after nearly 40 years, the author recalls lost...

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Professional Notes

Technology Can Help with Combat Operational Stress

By Major Marek M. Sipko, U.S. Marine Corps


Burp the Ocean

In many places throughout the world there is a remarkable new source of energy—methane gas (CH4), a major component...

U.S. Navy

Still Adrift

World Naval Developments

Trust but Verify

Combat Fleets


From Our Archive


A Fight to the Finish
While Army and Marine leaders took petty swipes at each other, Leathernecks and Doughboys fought—and died—side by side...
U.S. Marine Corps Resources


Books In Brief

U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Basrah, Baghdad and Beyond

Colonel Nicholas E. Reynolds. Washington, D.C.: Marine Corps History...

Comment and Discussion

Not Just a Bad Hair Day

(See R. W. Witzleb and S. C. Truver, pp. 44-...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . .

233 Years and Counting. . .

The 233rd birthday of the Marine Corps is 10 November. It's the day when Marines throughout the world—...

Where Marines Could Be Marines
The most recent assessment of the security situation in Afghanistan is grim, but U.S. Marines continue to beat back Taliban...
Better, But Still Not Good Enough
This year's Defense Forum Washington reveals that it's time to cut red tape and keep faith with wounded troops and their families...
Book Reviews

The Strongest Tribe: War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq

Bing West. New York: Random House, 2008. 448 pp. Illus. Maps. Appen...


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