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As we close in on the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011, the Naval Institute is taking an in-depth look at the community's...

Comment and Discussion

Braced for the Next Response

(See J. DiRenzo III and...

Now Hear This: Stress-Control Strategies for the 'New Norm'

It is important that we understand how combat and operational stress were treated for returning veterans of conflicts before 2003—but we...

Nobody Asked Me But...We Need More Tooth, Less Tail

'The time has long since passed for the U.S. military to restructure itself in light of the new set of roles and missions emerging in the wake...

Answering the Call: From Dress Blues to Pinstripes

He spent 45 years in government, mainly as a diplomat, serving successive administrations as U.S. ambassador to Jordan, Nigeria, El Salvador,...

From the Deckplates: Rub a Little Dirt in It

Every generation thinks those who follow have it easier, and in many cases, it's true. Military training used to be tough, but it seems to be...

Mind the Gap
Keeping the Joint Strike Fighter Program on track is essential to maintaining U.S. military primacy and preventing an...
Beyond the Sea and Into the Sky
The development of international partnerships is a key to maintaining naval aviation's 21st-century relevance; similar...
The Gray Threat: Aging Systems and Mindsets
As the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Hornets age, their pilots and aircrews must relearn what they've been taught and be...
Meet the Family
Naval aviation's capabilities for maritime intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance are getting a boost, courtesy...
Winning Hearts and Minds at Home
The Pentagon's next challenge: Reconciling the size and mission of a reconfigured force with a public that is...
'No More Walter Reeds'
The U.S. Army's tarnished Warrior Transition Units provide some insight into problems within the all-volunteer force....
Partnering to Safeguard the Seas
U.S.-sponsored regional training centers would be an effective investment in global maritime security. Programs in Malta...
The Battleship Missouri and the Trumans
When the Japanese delegation came aboard the ship to sign the terms of surrender on 2 September 1945, few if any of the...
Book Reviews

Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

Bruce Henderson. New York: Harper, 2010. 320 pp. Intro. Illus. Postscript...

Professional Notes

Air Power for These Wars

By Commanders George Perry and William Mallory, U.S. Navy

Oceans: Hidden Under the Sea: the Earth's Greatest Mountain Range

The seafloor mid-ocean ridge system encircles our planet for more than 40,000 miles. Yet this remarkable planetary feature is almost totally...

World Naval Developments: You Can Run, But You Can't Hide

Late in July the National Research Council released a report on a hitherto little-known, or perhaps unknown, U.S. capability: nuclear forensics....

Combat Fleets

The first of Portugal’s new air-independent propulsion-capable submarines was handed over to a Portuguese naval crew this past June in Kiel...

Lest We Forget: Tactical Defeat—Strategic Victory

Intent on taking control of the Richelieu-Champlain-George-Hudson waterways to separate New England from the rest of the colonies, a British army...

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