Proceedings Magazine - August 2014 Vol. 140/8/1,338

Cover Story

The U.S. Coast Guard should be adequately resourced to deploy as an essential agent of our maritime strategy.


Open Content

Mine and Undersea Warfare for the Future
The Advanced Undersea Weapon System will provide the United States with a vital asymmetric advantage in tomorrow’s...
Manning the Helm
The Coast Guard’s new leadership team should launch a critical self-study, which will help the service navigate...
Revisiting the Nuclear Option
As naval technology increasingly relies on massive amounts of electrical power, the Navy must seriously weigh the option of...
Return of the Gun Line
The Advanced Gun System aims to return naval gunfire support to the Fleet—but the true potential lies in the...
Why 1914 Still Matters
Today, as a century ago, the fact that war between trading nations would be ruinous does not necessarily mean that its...
Editor's Page

On 30 May 2014, amid all the tradition and ceremony befitting a service chief’s change of command, Admiral Paul F. Zukunft took the helm of...

Now Hear This - Millennials Bring a New Mentality: Does It Fit?

I currently supervise a crew that spans five generations, with millennials (those born between 1980 and the late 1990s) abundantly represented....

From the Deckplates - Continue the Promise to Our Neighbors

After a decade of war in the Middle East, the Obama Administration announced a pivot to the Pacific in December 2011. The strategy seeks increased...

Special - 'The Dawn of a New Naval Century'

‘The Dawn of a New Naval Century’

The U.S. Naval...

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A Great White Fleet for Cooperative Sea Power

The U.S. Coast Guard should be adequately resourced to deploy as an essential agent of our maritime strategy.

A New Arctic Strategy
U.S. Northern Command, the Coast Guard, and other relevant entities must collaborate on defensive lines of effort that...
Stop the Revolution
Introducing new design attributes into the acquisition process, no matter how inspired, have the troubling effect of making...
CEO Notes

It is hard to believe we are past the 50 percent mark of 2014. I am pleased to announce that our “mid-transit” report is positive:...

Comment and Discussion

Time for the Next Revolution

(See P. Molenda, pp. 46...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - The Coast Guard Needs a Response Officer Training Program

The officer corps of the U.S. Coast Guard, like that of the Navy, is organized around several operational communities. Response Ashore comprises...

U.S. Coast Guard Resources

Click on the links below to download or open a PDF of these resources from the August 2014 issue of Proceedings.


Book Reviews

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M. Gates. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. 618 pp. $35.

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Professional Notes

Project Evergreen’s Long-Range Strategic Planning
By Commander...

Naval Systems - Torpedo-Defense Weapon Eyed for LCS Antisub Use

The Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Systems program office at the Naval Air Systems Command is evaluating the feasibility of using a compact rapid-...

World Naval Developments - A New Military Era for Japan?

Late in June Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan would modify its military policy to make contributions to collective defense...

Combat Fleets

This summer 49 surface ships, 6 submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel from more than 20 nations took part in Rim of the Pacific...

Lest We Forget - Jinx?

Her “birth” had been complicated and was for some a matter of serious foreboding. The great event had been scheduled for the morning...

Naval Institute Foundation

In Her Own Words: Carroll C. Brooks

The Naval Institute Press is a pearl. I come from a family of writers and am very aware of the power...

From Our Archive

‘Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.’ 

Seneca (5...


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