Proceedings Magazine - August 2010 Vol. 136/8/1,290

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The U.S. Coast Guard is one of our great but perhaps underappreciated national treasures. Most of the time the service performs its mission in its...

Comment & Discussion
Now Hear This: A Coast Guard in Distress

Conventional wisdom says that 9/11 changed everything...

Nobody Asked Me But . . .The Coast Guard Must Enhance Its Polar Roles

The U.S. Coast Guard and Department of State are currently chairing an Arctic Council task force to develop a potentially binding search-and-...

Answering the Call: 'It All Began in the Navy'

She is a senior vice president at the international consulting and technology firm Booz Allen Hamilton. But Karen Dahut's career really...

From the Deckplates: Senior Enlisted Leaders: The Original Employee Resource Group

Senior enlisted leaders used to be a sounding board and a source of guidance for subordinates. The Navy apparently has lost confidence in or doesn...

Following a Tough Act
Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr. has just taken command of the nation's oldest sea service. Here are the challenges he faces and how...
Braced for the Next Response
When the next major deepwater oil spill happens, will we be more prepared...
The Fight for Fish
The worldwide threat to the tuna fishery has migrated to Pacific island nations whose economic stability depends on the catch...
The Platinum Coast Guard
To assist with friend/foe identification of ambiguous small craft in mixed-use waters, we need the committed help of the all-...
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What's New About the AirSea Battle Concept?
Four naval strategists take a look back at Navy-Air Force cooperation in the past to explain all the buzz surrounding this latest...
Help Wanted
The system established to help discharged veterans enter the civilian workforce is badly broken. A successful Marine Corps program...
Tonkin: Setting the Record Straight
The Gulf of Tonkin incident of 1964 remains as divisive a topic as the Vietnam War itself. But according to the author, despite the...
Book Reviews

Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

Karl Marlantes. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010. 592 pp. Maps. Glossary. $24.95....

Professional Notes

Leading in a Culture of Checklists

By Lieutenant Joseph Graham, U.S. Coast Guard

In October 2007, the Associated Press...

Naval Systems: Minding the Mines, Littorally

Northrop Grumman's Maritime and Tactical Systems Integrated Product Team early this summer started a series of flight tests of the airborne...

World Naval Developments: Too Much Access?

A leaking (or spy) scandal that erupted in mid-June may illuminate the issue of cyber security. While in Iraq, U.S. Army Private First Class...

Combat Fleets

On 20 June the Russian Slava-class guided-missile cruiser Varyag arrived in San Francisco on a historic visit. The Varyag,...

Lest We Forget: A Pirate in Harm's Way

John Paul Jones...

Naval Institute Foundation

Tawani Extends U.S. Naval Institute Partnership
The Tawani Foundation of Chicago has awarded the Naval Institute a three-...

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