Proceedings Magazine - November 2013 Vol. 139/11/1,329

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An Amphibious Force for Emerging Demands
National security and economic vitality are intertwined, and both depend on naval expeditionary capabilities that are as...
The Fleet—and Fleet Marine Force—in the 21st Century
With end-strength numbers reduced and budgets slashed, the Navy–Marine Corps team must cultivate innovative ways to...
Assured Access, Anytime, Anywhere
The Navy’s preoccupation with anti-access/area denial is a throwback to ‘counting battleships’ as a...
A Champion for the 21st Century Navy
Now is the time for supporters of American sea power to promote the U.S. Navy’s unique strategic role in national...
Editor's Page

As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, and the United States increasingly shifts its strategic focus to the Asia-Pacific theater, each...

Now Hear This - Defining Our National Interests

President George Washington’s September 1796 farewell address laid out a...

From the Deckplates - Yet He Is Proud

One of the most important lessons new chief petty officers learn each year is to...

Professional Notes

Brilliance in the Basics

By Major David C. Lemke, U.S. Marine Corps

Planning, employing, and supervising the...

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U.S. Marine Corps Resources

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'Forward and Ready for Crisis'
Ensuring the United States’ maritime advantage will require an integrated naval approach that balances sea-control...
The Corps' Return to the Sea
As the United States looks for new means to project power, sea basing offers the Marine Corps the perfect opportunity to...
Getting Sea Control Right
The U.S. Navy’s failure to understand sea control and sea denial is more than mere semantics—it could...
Triggering Innovation and Initiative

2013 Leadership Essay Contest Winner
Made possible by the generous support of Dr. J. Phillip London and CACI International


The Pillar of Leadership

2013 Leadership Essay Contest 2nd Prize Winner

Empathy: Long-Haul Sustainer

2013 Leadership Essay Contest 3rd Prize Winner

CEO Notes

We have re-established separate Directors for the Naval Institute Foundation to improve our focus in this important area. The first meeting of the...

Comment and Discussion

The Next Security Frontier

(See J. S. Spaner and H...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Reinstate MarDets

Now that the focus of defense policy has shifted to the Pacific Ocean, there are...

Book Reviews

Josephus Daniels: His Life & Times

Lee A. Craig. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 474 pp. Illus. Notes...

Oceans - The Curse of Sea-Level Rise

While climate change and sea-level rise are book-length subjects, this column...

World Naval Developments - Arctic Activity Heats Up

From a naval perspective, perhaps the single most significant impact of global...

Combat Fleets

This September Colombia’s navy received the first three of eight new 2000TD hovercraft designed and built by Griffon Hoverwork of the United...

Lest We Forget - Courage and Innovation Combined

On the night of 6–7 September 1776, a huge Royal Navy fleet lay at anchor...

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Our Deepest Thanks

In this month of Thanksgiving, we salute several supporters whose generosity has truly strengthened the Naval...

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