Proceedings Magazine - April 2009 Vol. 135/4/1,274

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Athens or Sparta? Critical thinkers or technicians? Education or training and credentialing? Which does the military really prefer?...

Nobody Asked Me, But...Let's Create a Navy and Marine Corps College

The Navy has made progress with educational opportunities and documentation of academic credits for Sailors. Limited openings in Naval...

How to Make Mentoring Work
Time for the Navy to Get into the Game!
Buy Fords, Not Ferraris
Lest We Forget

A Timely Victory

Naval Institute Foundation

History Gifts Have Twice the Impact

The Tawani Foundation of Chicago has just pledged up to $40,000 to match contributions to the...

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Comment and Discussion

The Navy Is Giving History a Bad Name

(See B. Hanley, p. 10, March...

Now Hear This

The Coast Guard Should Get a Break at Navy Shipyards

Answering the Call


Naval Systems

Dual Bands, Single Processor

Raytheon and Navy engineers at the Surface Combat Systems Center, Wallops Island, Virginia, will hold a...

Re-Education for the 21st-Century Warrior
Humanistic studies play a crucial role in strategically educating future leaders.
Linking Education to Capabliities
Professional military education develops joint warfighting capabilities.
The GI Bill Enters a New Era
Over the years no GI Bill has captured the breadth of the 1944 incarnation. The latest one is in the ballpark.
Fast, Austere, Lethal: Marine Core Values
The Marine Corps, despite six years of prolonged operations ashore, has not forgotten—nor forsaken—its expeditionary...
Reengaging the Navy, at Home and Abroad
For the new maritime strategy to succeed, support for the expanded Navy mission must increase.
What's So Important about Energetics? Everything
Research and development is waning in a field responsible for advanced naval firepower. We allow this decline to continue at our...
Teaching Navies How to Be Navies
Bolstering our foreign partners' maritime security capabilities may not only achieve positive global effects but serve U.S. policy...
Book Reviews

Immortal: A Military History of Iran and its Armed Forces

Steven R. Ward. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2009....

Books In Brief

Leave No Man Behind: The Saga of Combat Search and Rescue

George Galdorisi and Thomas Phillips. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press,...

Professional Notes

The Coast Guard Promotes Dynamic Leadership

By Captain Donna Cottrell, U.S. Coast Guard

Are your efforts at mentoring and...

World Naval Developments

Deterrence vs. Defense

In February Iran orbited a small satellite. This event matters because it demonstrates the ability to launch a...

Combat Fleets


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