Proceedings Magazine - February 2018

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Highlights

  • Build a Winning Team
    By Commander Michael D. Brasseur, U.S. Navy

  • Photo of the Week: 16 February

    Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke ...

  • Naval Intel Must Do Ocean Surveillance Better
    By Captain Dale C. Rielage, U.S. Navy

     
    The fleet today is challenged to detect, understand, and target adversary naval forces....
  • This Week in Proceedings Today

     

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  • The Proceedings Podcast
    Ward Carroll and Bill Hamblet

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  • Master the Art of Command and Control
    By Admiral Scott Swift, U.S. Navy

  • Ready Sailor One
    By Lieutenant Travis D. Howard, U.S. Navy

    Build the Navy for Virtual Reality

    The Navy should develop a virtual reality game for mass consumption, but the ultimate...

  • Coast Guard Defines "All Hands On Deck"
    By Captain Bruce Jones, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
    Disasters like Hurricane Harvey—and the need for Coast Guard response—are not going away. It is...
  • Comment & Discussion
  • From the Deckplates: You Can Overcome PTSD
    By Hospital Corpsman First Class Farid Pezeshkian, U.S. Navy

    I have battled post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since 2011, following my first tour in Afghanistan as a hospital corpsman. After...

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  • Simulate Tomorrow’s Battles with AI
    By Ensign B.D. Strong, U.S. Navy

    Imagine a Marine infantry battalion going into battle, Coast Guard ships conducting a drug interdiction op, or a carrier strike group...

  • Great Power Focus Underpins Military Failures
    By Captain David Allan Adams, U.S. Navy (Retired)

     

  • Planners Need to Take Gender into Account
    Lieutenant Andrea N. Goldstein, U.S. Navy Reserve

  • The Four Jobs of a Master Chief
    by Master Chief David C. DiPietro, U.S. Navy

    What is a master chief, and what do you do?

    I receive this question frequently (outside the Navy). In short, a master...

  • Stand Up Straight
    By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • The Limits of a Limited Strike
    By Commander Robert C. Watts, IV, U.S. Navy

    In 1962, facing Soviet missiles in Cuba, President John F. Kennedy considered limited strike options. Here he confers with Defense...

  • National Defense Strategy Downplays Democracy
    By Captain William Bray, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Photo of the Week: 2 February

    50 years ago, the Tet Offensive raged in Vietnam. The fighting was particularly intense in Hue City. Here, Marines on board a Navy Mike 8...

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  • The Master of Fleet Tactics Unleashed
    By Lieutenant Commander Christopher Nelson, U.S. Navy

    Lieutenant Commander Nelson sat down with retired Navy Captain Wayne Hughes, one of the foremost authorities on naval tactics, to talk about the...

  • Chaos Under Control: Lessons from Quiberon Bay
    By Andrew J. Graff


    The Battle of Quiberon Bay, by Richard Wright

    This 1759 action between the British and French fleets has...

  • Editor's Page

  • CEO Notes

    WEST 2018 Is Big

    Now in its 28th consecutive year, the WEST Conference & Exposition is the biggest event of its kind in the Pacific theater. This year...

  • Charting a Course - Write Better Paper
    By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Now Hear This - EW Remains At Bare Steerageway in Coast Guard
    By Michael Milburn

    As the fifth national security cutter USCGC James (WMSL-754) takes her place policing U.S. territorial waters and beyond, she is...

  • Professional Note - Use the Truth as a Weapon
    By Michael Petersen and Richard Moss

    On 16 May 2017, two Russian Su-24M Fencer aircraft made close, low-altitude passes of the Dutch frigate HNLMS Evertsen, which was in the...

  • Leadership Forum - Great Leaders Are Taught, Not Born
    By Ensign Timothy Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard

  • Book Reviews - The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace

    Alexander Klimburg. New York: Penguin Press, 2017. 432 pp. Notes. Index. $30.

    Reviewed by Brigadier General Chris...

  • World Naval Developments - America First?
    By Norman Friedman

  • Combat Fleets
    By Eric Wertheim

  • Naval Systems - DDGs and CGs Will Receive Comms Upgrades
    By Edward J. Walsh

    DRS Technologies Canada (a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS) will start deliveries this summer of four sets of the Integrated Voice Communications...

  • Lest We Forget - The Golden Thirteen Led the Way
    By A. Denis Clift

    In March 1944, James E. Hair and 12 other sailors completed training at Great Lakes Naval Training Station and were commissioned as the first...

  • From our Archive

    "The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living." —Marcus Tillius Cicero (106 B.C.E.-43 B.C.E.)

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