Proceedings Magazine - October 1972 Vol. 98/10/836

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Of the 73 American men who have been astronauts since the inception of the program in 1959, more than half have, or at one time had, an affiliation with the U.S. Navy or the U.S. Marine Corps...

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  • The Astronaut Corps: Above and Beyond
    By Midshipman Second Class Raymond Paul Wiggers, Jr., U.S. Naval Reserve

    Of the 73 American men who have been astronauts since the inception of the program in 1959, more than half have, or at one time had, an affiliation with the U.S. Navy or the U.S. Marine Corps.

  • Indonesia’s Archipelago Doctrine and Japan’s Jugular
    By Capt. Richard A. Miller, USN

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  • Thoroughly Modern Management
    By Richard Boyle

    “Elaborate management retrieval systems have become objects of bureaucratic perversion; they serve only their creators and contribute almost nothing to orderly decision-making. We have too quickly forgotten that World War II was...

  • "Battle-mindedness"
    By Capt. R. A. Bowling, USN

    The apparent present policy of reducing time in command at sea seems to contravene the fundamental precept that a navy exists to fight at sea. Such a fighting navy must he led and, if need be, fought, by commanders who are, first and...

  • Flexible Family Financing
    By Richard Bowers

    Money, indeed, cannot buy happiness. But, for the military man, it can buy insurance, mutual funds, “growth” stocks, “blue chip” common stocks, and the kind of peace of mind that comes with knowing that...

  • The Merchant Marine—Awash in Manpower Problems
    By Walter McNab Miller, III

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  • Yankees in China Ports
    By Lt. Ralph Oman, USNR

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  • The First ASW Vessels
    By Anthony Preston

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  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Book Reviews and Book List

    Soviet Military Power

    John Erickson, London: Royal United Services Institution for Defense Studies, 1972. 112 pp. $3.20 [sic].

    Reviewed by Major General J. L. Moulton, Royal Marines (Retired...

  • Professional Notes

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  • Notebook

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  • The United States at a Strategic Crossroads
    By Vice Admiral Stansfield Turner, U. S. Navy

    "With the emphasis on sea control and sea-based projection forces that a maritime option entails, we would automatically have a force structure that provided a credible deterrent and significant quick-response capability in a NATO flank...


 
 

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