Proceedings Magazine - March 2012 Vol. 138/3/1,309

Highlights

  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Turkish Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Swedish Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Spanish Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: South African Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Peruvian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Pakistan Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Nigerian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Royal New Zealand Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Montenegrin Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Mexican Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Lebanese Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Latvian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Italian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Indian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Guatemalan Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Hellenic Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: French Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Finnish Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Croatian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Chilean Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Brazilian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Belgian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Australian Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

  • The Commanders Respond: German Navy

    A new U.S. defense strategy unveiled in January calls for a resized, refocused military. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: In an era of austere defense budgets and rapidly increasing technologies, what are...

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  • Navigating Operational Stress
    By Captain Lori Laraway, Nurse Corps, U.S. Navy; and Captains James Need and Gregory A. Harris, Medical Service Corps, and Senior Chief Brett Darnell, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    Navy leadership must foster an environment in which it’s OK to seek help when problems are overwhelming.

    Military personnel and their families have been under a tremendous level of stress since 2003...

  • Course Corrections in Command and Control
    By Admiral John C. Harvey Jr. with Captain David E. Grogan, JAGC, U.S. Navy; and Commander Anthony J. Mazzeo, JAGC, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    The Fleet’s administrative lines of authority have become confused—but the reasons can be pinpointed and solutions are under way.

    Fundamental to mission accomplishment is a commander’s...

  • The Monitor and the 'Merrimac'
    By Commodore Foxhall A. Parker Jr., U.S. Navy
    What became known as the Battle of Hampton Roads, and more graphically, the First Battle of the Ironclads, took place 150 years ago, 8–9 March 1862. Fast-forward to 9 October 1873, when the U.S. Naval...
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    Russia’s warship construction may be on the rise again, but the Russian naval mission of the 21st century appears markedly evolved from the Soviet naval mission of the 20th century.
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    Happy Birthday, Commodore Ericson

    Erna G. Ericson of Crystal Lake, Illinois, our longest-serving female Naval Institute Commodore, has just celebrated her 104th birthday. Though suffering from glaucoma, she rarely goes to the doctor and...

  • Lest We Forget - Number 85 Becomes a First
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    In the October 1930 issue of Proceedings, then-Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics David Ingalls recounted and touted the progress of naval aviation. In that article, he extolled some of the early pioneers by name, such as...

  • World Naval Developments - Lessons from the Golden Age
    By Norman Friedman

    Every other year the Royal Australian Navy hosts a sea-power conference and exposition in Sydney. This year’s focus is on what the Australians call “maintaining good order at sea,” which it happens was also the focus of the most...

  • U.S. Navy - A Paradigm Shift
    By Norman Polmar

    With little notice, the U.S. Navy is undergoing a paradigm shift. For the last 60 years of the 20th century and into the 21st century, the aircraft carrier has been the cornerstone of U.S. naval power and, in many respects, the measure of naval...

  • Oceans - The Big Picture: Studying the Oceans from Space
    By Don Walsh

    In 1964 NASA sponsored an “Oceanography From Space” symposium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Scientists exchanged ideas about the possibilities of an entirely new way of conducting ocean research. Next, NASA provided...

  • Professional Notes

    Merge DOD Organizations in U.S. Embassies

    By Captain Paul Bruno, U.S. Navy (Retired) and Captain Glenn Rosen, U.S. Navy

    Primarily three Department of Defense organizations operate within many...

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    Diversity is essential to our armed forces. Yet an overemphasis on statistics has taken us into dangerous waters in terms of management. The issue is much larger than numbers, but we have embraced a system in which percentages trump more...

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    By James P. Delgado

    A century-and-a-half ago, as the divided nation was engaged in the bitter Civil War, the fields of battle included not only land but also the sea. In response to President Abraham Lincoln’s declaration of a naval blockade of the Southern...

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    By Captain Alexander Martin, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

    Members of the media, friends, family, and colleagues of some of the production crew, as well as dozens of veterans and active-duty service men and women gathered in February at the impressive ArcLight theater on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood for...

  • Editor's Page

    The new defense strategy has been the subject of seemingly endless discussion and debate since President Barack Obama announced it in early January. The impact on the services will be felt for years at least, and perhaps a decade or more to come...

  • From the Deckplates - We Can Never Do Too Much
    By Senior Chief Jim Murphy, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Servicemen and women are facing increased pressures to continue their military careers. The drawdown in Iraq, the coming drawdown in Afghanistan, and efforts to constrain growth of the Department of Defense budget are leading to lower end-...

  • The Commanders Respond

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    What’s new and what’s not in ‘Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense?’

    When President Barack Obama announced the administration’s new defense...

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