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Unlimited print and digital access to Proceedings – The must-read magazine for anyone concerned about the future of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Proceedings is available to members only, and delivers relevant commentary, timely innovative ideas and critical 'unscrubbed' perspectives in every issue.
Engage in the dialog – Comment, challenge, and even publish your thoughts on Naval direction and decisions.
Know the real story – USNI provides an independent forum for those who want to better understand and discuss sea power and other issues critical to national defense.
Professional credentials – As a card-carrying member of USNI, you’ll be recognized for your professional commitment to the Sea Services.
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Special invitations – As a member you’ll be invited to our professional conference series where you can network with top-level military leaders and industry insiders.
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