This Month’s Cover Picture
On the cover this month is a photograph of Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, U. S. Navy (Retired), who has just retired as Chief of Naval Operations, a position in which he has served since 1955. The Board of Control, at its July meeting, accepted with regret Admiral Burke’s resignation as President of the Naval Institute. He served in this office from 1956 to 1959 and from 1960 to 1961.
Three New Staff Members
The Board of Control is pleased the appointment of three new members to the editorial staff. Appearing on the Proceedings masthead (page 2) for the first time are the names of Chief Warrant Officer Earl E. Smith, U. S. Navy (Retired), Chief Warrant Officer Fred Stolley, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired), and Miss Joyce Atwood.
Mr. Smith, who will be Assistant Editor—Proceedings, has edited a number of Navy newspapers and magazines, and has had several years’ service on the staff of All Hands. He is a prolific free lance writer.