Proceedings Magazine - August 2009 Vol. 135/8/1,278

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If it's true that you really don't appreciate what you have until it's gone, then we could find ourselves saying that about the U.S. Coast Guard someday. Many citizens of both the...

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If it's true that you really don't appreciate what you have until it's gone, then we could find ourselves saying that about the U.S....

Comment and Discussion

Fear and Loathing in the Post-Naval Era

(See B. Tillman, pp. 16-21,...

Now Hear This: Maritime Security Consortiums

As many readers are no doubt aware, over 90 percent of the world's trade travels by sea in more than 50,000 merchant ships registered in over...

Nobody Asked Me, But...Sometimes the Insignificant Is Significant

To rescue Captain Richard Phillips of the merchant vessel Maersk Alabama in April 2009, the rescue force needed to maintain communication with the...

Answering the Call: From Supply Officer to Corporate CEO

In the business world, A. G. Lafley is well-known as the chairman of the board (and former CEO) of Procter & Gamble Co., the giant Cincinnati-...

Heavy Weather Ahead for the Coast Guard
Competing priorities and shrinking budgets threaten to swamp the service.

The U.S. Coast Guard faces a stark and troubled...

To Fight and Save
The modernization of the U.S. Coast Guard must include instilling the guardian ethos espoused by Commandant Admiral Thad Allen....
The Next Coast Guard Helo
The future of Coast Guard rotary-wing aircraft operations will be defined by their history.

The U.S. Coast Guard has been...

Guardians of the Gulf
Innovation and efficiency have been the hallmarks of Coast Guard combat operations in the Northern Persian Gulf during Operation...
'A Ditching None Could Expect to Survive'
At the height of the Cold War, an unlikely coalition of aircraft from the Coast Guard, the Navy, and the Air Force, along with a...
Bring the Navy Back to Sea
The U.S. Navy has led Combined Joint Task Force humanitarian and training efforts in the Horn of Africa for more than six years....
We Need to Invest in Oceanography
This critical field of research is in urgent need of attention.

Studying the oceans has repeatedly benefited the United...

Under Pressure
Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest
The U.S. submarine force faces...
Book Reviews

Shadow of the Sword: A Marine's Journey of War, Heroism, and Redemption

Jeremiah Workman with John Bruning. New York, NY:...

Professional Notes

Maximize Maritime Partnerships

By By Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Lieutenant Fred Bertsch, and Commander Bill Csisar, U.S. Coast...

U.S. Navy: Keep Building those Damn Ships

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates must be congratulated for his recent recommendations that will cut certain Defense programs he feels are not...

Naval Systems: 'Urgent Need' for Combat Craft

Surface warfare leaders met at the Little Creek, Virginia, Naval Amphibious Base early this summer to find new ways to speed up procurement of...

World Naval Developments: Tomorrow's Wars

The United Kingdom celebrated its first Armed Forces Day late in June. The Telegraph marked the occasion with an op-ed by Thomas Harding to the...

Combat Fleets

India's navy recently sent a four-ship task group on an extensive four-month deployment intended to increase cooperation...

Lest We Forget: A Change of Strategy

Just days before the beginning of the War of 1812, Secretary of the Navy Paul Hamilton met with the ranking officers of the U.S. Navy to discuss...

Naval Institute Foundation

History Challenge Update

Earlier this year, the Tawani Foundation of Chicago pledged to match all gifts-up to $40,000-that the Naval...

From Our Archive
'I walked beside the evening sea
And dreamed a dream that could not be;
The waves that plunged along the shore
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From the Deckplates: Inequal Equality

This past January, the rules changed for Sailors with more than 20 years of service. NAVADMIN 030/09 announced career continuation boards for...

U.S. Coast Guard Resources

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Books in Brief

Just Doing My Job: Stories of Service from World War II

Jonna Doolittle Hoppes. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Press,...


 
 

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