Now Hear This
Like Moths to a Flame
When news broke on 1 April that Somali pirates attacked a U.S. warship in the Indian Ocean, I first thought it was...
Nobody Asked Me, But. . .The Olympia Needs Our Help
Today, the protected cruiser Olympia (C-6) wallows off the Philadelphia waterfront, ready to sink. The Independence Seaport Museum,...
From the Deckplates
Point the Finger Inward
We often hear about "the strength of the command master chief program," as Chief of Naval Operations...
Two Faces of High-Seas Crime
Maritime piracy and maritime terrorism must be tackled with a unified effort.
Pirates Beware: Force Recon Has Your Number
My favorite article on piracy was Virginia Lunsford's "What Makes...
What Really Happened at Wanat
The Answer Is the Carrier Strike Group . . . Now, What Was the Question?
With today's diverse threats and decreasing battle force, we must provide a better match between naval supply and theater demand....
Taking Sides: Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Don't Use the Military as a Social Laboratory
By David Goldich
When Congress repeals Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT...
Lest We Forget
Showing the Flag . . . and Other Things
In the early morning hours of 5 April 1946, the American battleship Missouri (BB-63...
Naval Institute Foundation
In His Own Words: Alexander Brast Thomas