Proceedings Magazine - June 1924 Vol. 50/6/256

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“The American people love valor. But they love religion also. And they reserve their choicest rewards for him who can combine the two. -Walter Colton.




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  • The Golden Age of the Navy Chaplaincy, 1830-55
    By Lieutenant W. W. Edel, (Chc), U. S. Navy

    “The American people love valor. But they love religion also. And they reserve their choicest rewards for him who can combine the two. -Walter Colton.


  • United Air Service
    By Lieutenant Commander V. D. Herbster, U. S. Navy

    The general demand for decreased governmental expendi­tures has fathered the belief that further efficiency and economy in the administration of the Government will be secured by the amalgamation of various governmental activities.

  • Some Phases of Radio Telephone Broadcasting
    By Lieutenant A. H. Tawresey, U. S. Navy

    Practical communication by radio telephone is a com­paratively recent development. Although successful ex­periments with the radio telephone extend back through a period of years it was not until the entry of the United States into the...

  • Can the Quality of the Seaman Second Class as Sent to the Fleet Be Improved?—A Suggestion
    By Lieutenant Commander E. M. Williams, U. S. Navy.
    As a general rule the seaman second class, as now first received in the fleet, is painfully ignorant of ship life and of what is required of him aboard ship, although he is well versed in matters pertaining to life on a training station in...
  • Newspaper Publicity for the Navy
    By Lieutenant Commander G. E. Brandt, U. S. Navy

    We have lapsed into a period of public indifference toward national defense. Pacifist propaganda, stimulated by assistance from foreign countries, is seeking to de­moralize the military establishment and place our country at the mercy of its...

  • The Practice of Navigation on Shore
    By Lieutenant L. L. Mills, U. S. N. R. F.

    Orders to inactive duty are almost always followed by a cessation of activities in things nautical. This is especially true as regards navigation. The reserve officer may attend drills where the latest design of gas engines is discussed, or a...

  • Sea Training of Marine Officers
    By Major General George Barnett, U. S. Marine Corps, Ret.

    In writing this article I am not in any way reflecting upon the excellent service rendered by marine detachments afloat, but am merely attempting to set forth a few suggestions that will be of aid to marine officers themselves going to sea, and...

  • Harmony
    By Captain Earl H. Jenkins, U. S. Marine Corps

    There is nothing so obnoxious to one interested in music as a discord. There is nothing so devastating in its effects, in business—the Navy in particular—as lack of co-operation and co-ordination. A discord in music is merely...

  • The National Budget System
    By Lieutenant Commander Lucius C. Dunn, U. S. Navy

    Editor’s Note: In view of the fact that it is the present policy of the Navy Department to detail officers from the naval service for duty in con­nection with the co-ordinating machinery of the national budget system, it is thought that...

  • Discussion

    A Study of Our Promotion and Graded Retirement Laws

    (See page 523, April, 1924, Proceedings)

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Hird, U. S. Navy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy



    Expert Committee Reports Published.—On April 9 the two expert committees on German finances delivered their reports to the Reparations Commission. Copies were at the same...

  • Book Reviews


    Review by Lieutenant Commander R...


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