Proceedings Magazine - January 2011 Vol. 137/1/1,295

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The LSD 41/49 Mid-Life Modernization Program extends the life of these crucial ships while upgrading them and saving money.
 

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The LSD 41/49 Mid-Life Modernization Program extends the life of these crucial ships while upgrading them and saving money...
Comment & Discussion

The Death of NATO

(See R. L. Bateman III, pp. 48–53,...

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Editor's Page

Change is on the horizon as we begin 2011. Many observers expect Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to step down in the first few months of this...

Now Hear This: Enough Talk of Suicide, Already!

In the Marine Corps, I believe we talk too much about suicide. Over the past year I’ve had to take no less than seven suicide-prevention...

Nobody Asked Me, But...We Are Missing the Joint Boat

In 2007, Joint Forces Command established a process through which officers can submit joint training and experiences for points toward the 36...

Answering the Call: 'It Was an Extraordinary Experience'

He is best known as former chairman and chief executive officer of the Bank of America, but Dick Rosenberg credits his five years as a young...

From the Deckplates: Honor Gold Star Mothers

One of the greatest tragedies is the loss of a child in combat. Thanks to Grace Darling Seibold, the sacrifices of mothers who have sent children...

The Wrong Ship at the Wrong Time
It is clear that the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program cannot live up to expectations. Yet the surface Navy still badly...
How Are the Mighty Fallen
A former surface warfare officer looks at the cause and effect of the recent spate of surface-ship commanding officer...
'Lay Your Ship'
The U.S. Navy’s 2010 earthquake-relief efforts in Haiti demonstrated a destroyer’s material capability in...
Command Performance
About to become captain of a ship? This compendium of acquired knowledge and know-how can help you minimize mistakes and...
A Century of Naval Aviation

In commemoration of the first 100 years of naval aircraft flying from ships, we kick off the year with a sampling of photographs from the Naval...

The Necessity of Dominant American Sea Power
America is a maritime nation, and its priorities should reflect a simple truth: Naval strength plays a sustaining role in U...
If the Question Is China . . .
. . . and its ambitious naval buildup, then the U.S. answer can be nothing short of maintaining a strong deterrent fleet of...
Looking Beyond the EFV
It’s time for the Marine Corps to examine its role across the broad expanse of national strategy rather than the...
Challenger: The Beginning of the End
A Navy special-operations officer looks back at the space shuttle Challenger recovery 25 years later....
Book Reviews

Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

James D. Hornfischer. New York: Bantam, 2011. 544 pp. Illus. Maps. Index...

Professional Notes

Modernizing the Aegis System for Surface Warfare

By Rear Admiral James McManamon and Captain Brian Eckerle, U.S. Navy

Often lost...

U.S. Navy: A Crisis in Leadership

The U.S. Navy is suffering a crisis in leadership, both civilian and military. This situation is being manifested in several ways. Probably the...

Oceans: Doing the Heavy Lifting: Special Ships for the Hardest Jobs

Of the three ways to move outsized, awkward cargoes—wet-transport towing for things that float, dry-transport hauling on towed barges for...

World Naval Developments: Blocking the Path

Two Internet incidents earlier this year, revealed only in October, suggest previously unappreciated vulnerabilities. In one, a mass of Internet...

Combat Fleets

In October 2010 the Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Perth completed a big step toward an important modernization...

Lest We Forget: Hard-Learned Lessons

In the decades leading up to the Civil War—often called the “Antebellum Period” by historians—a series of conflicts...

Naval Institute Foundation

Robotics Essay Contest Winners Honored

Department of Defense Office of Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall hosted a ceremony on 9...

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‘You ask me why I do not write something. . . . . I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words they ought all to be distilled...

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