Targeting Iraqi assets in Kuwait, the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) fires a round from one of her Mark 7 16-inch/50-caliber guns in turret no. 1, adding her firepower to a war that necessitated a shift from “widely accepted doctrines and methods of operation.”

Weathering the Storm

By Edward J. Marolda
February 2021
The U.S. Navy had built and trained for a Cold War adversary, but it quickly shifted gears to meet the challenges of the Persian Gulf War.

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Lloyd Austin’s First Message to the Pentagon

U.S. Naval Institute Staff
22 January, 2021
The following is the Jan. 22, 2021 message from Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to the Department ...
Documents, Military Personnel, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Space Force

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