Proceedings Magazine - November 2010 Vol. 136/11/1,293

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Running on Empty

(See C. Hooper, pp. 60–65, October 2010 Proceedings)


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What’s in a Name?

On 23 April, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the name of the newest San Antonio–...

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Semper Marines!

A 14 September Washington Times article by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. discussed efforts by Secretary of Defense...

Hitting the Beach in the 21st Century
As adversaries and weapons grow more advanced, amphibious doctrine must evolve, and the Navy—Marine Corps team must keep...
Versatility in the Age of Uncertainty
With its ability to work across the seams of other services’ domains and its value in the all-important littoral sphere,...
Evolution of a Ship Takedown
A platoon of Force Recon Marines played a key role in a recent pirate capture and rescue of a merchant ship’s crew. Here...
Stolen Valor Act on Trial
Contemptible impostors are still passing themselves off as military heroes. This year, high courts have ruled in their favor....
How to Fight an Unmanned War
Before wielding robots as weapons, we must understand how to use them properly and effectively.



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‘What Ship is that?’

History does not record why Edward Preble—seventh on the list of ten captains then in service...

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During this month of Thanksgiving, we salute three recent benefactors of the Naval Institute

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Running on Empty

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Marines Need to Be More Spartan with Energy Use

Answering the Call
Taking Counterinsurgency to the Countryside
The successful strategy used in Iraq will not work in Afghanistan, where winning over the resilient rural populace is the answer...
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The Tried. The True. Assault from the Sea
While precision-strike scenarios currently dominate U.S. strategic planning, the need for forcible entry in time of crisis is not...
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Use RIMPAC for Future Naval Force Development

By Colonel Vincent J. Goulding, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)


Do You Know the Way to Cathay? The Northwest Passage Today

For more than 400 years, the Northwest Passage through the Canadian...

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Don’t Break Up the “BMD Yankees”!, Part One

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