Proceedings Magazine - August 2011 Vol. 137/8/1,302

Cover Story

As the United States moves from intense land combat to a renewed emphasis on naval and air power, the transition team for the next Chief of Naval Operations is about to start work. Concern for U...


Open Content

Charting a Course Away from the Pension
Altering the DOD retirement system along the path of least resistance lacks focus and direction. We need a new design....
Away All . . . Hovercraft!
Forget the EFV. Retrofitted off-the-shelf vessels offer a cost-efficient means to align Marine Corps capabilities with...
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In Striving for Diversity, Don’t Forget Muslims

There is an urgent call for the immediate and full implementation of diversity...

From the Deckplates

Get Rid of the Feres Doctrine

The recent refusal by the U.S. Supreme court to hear Witt v. United States reminded us of a...

The Case for the Cutter
From the operational commanders’ perspective, the National Security Cutter is crucial for a growing array of Coast...
Crisis in the Cutter Fleet
It’s time to recapitalize aging U.S. Coast Guard cutters and permit the service to continue its invaluable defense...
Naval Institute Foundation

The Annual Capstone Awards

In May 2011, during the Naval Academy Seamanship & Navigation Division’s annual awards ceremony...

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Ten Realities for the New CNO

As the United States moves from intense land combat to a renewed emphasis on naval and air power, the transition team for the next Chief of...

Endangered Species
A ‘gap’ in the U.S. Coast Guard’s vital maritime patrol aircraft fleet is real, and it will grow if...
Learning from Operation Able Manner
The U.S. Coast Guard has a plan to respond to future mass-migration crises—but does that mean it will be better...
Proceedings Digital Edition

A digital edition of the August issue of Proceedings is available for...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . .

Entry-Level Officer Training Needs to be Integrated—Now

In the early 1970s, in the wake of lessons learned in Vietnam, the Navy...

Answering The Call

‘For a Woman of My Generation, Serving in the Military Was a Godsend’

A specialist in rhetoric and homiletics, she is...

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Amphibious Training: From Ugly to Good
The pressure is on for a Marine Corps return to naval presence. But the initiative needs much more work to succeed....
Book Reviews

Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis—Suez and the Brink of War

David A. Nichols. New York: Simon...

Cable Vision
Note to Navy: It’s time to pay attention to security for undersea cables—crucial to global communications and...
Professional Notes

The Coast Guard Is Not a Business

By Boatswain’s Mate Second Class Richard S. Thomas, U.S. Coast Guard
Naval Systems

Bringing Order to ‘Antenna Farms’

The Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and...

World Naval Developments

The High Cost of No Carriers

Combat Fleets

Lest We Forget

Words vs. Deeds

Nearly every student of naval history knows the story of John Paul Jones’ most famous engagement, 23 September...

From Our Archive

‘We hear much of the chivalry of men towards women; But . . . it vanishes like dew before the summer sun when one of us comes into...


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