The Astronaut Corps: Above and Beyond

By Midshipman Second Class Raymond Paul Wiggers, Jr., U.S. Naval Reserve
October 1972
The U.S. Navy has played a major role in pushing back earth's frontiers; it is appropriate, then, that at a select team of Naval and Marine officers is playing such ...

Thoroughly Modern Management

By Richard Boyle
October 1972
“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 ...

"Battle-mindedness"

By Capt. R. A. Bowling, USN
October 1972
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 ...

Flexible Family Financing

By Richard Bowers
October 1972
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 ...

Yankees in China Ports

By Lt. Ralph Oman, USNR
October 1972
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The First ASW Vessels

By Anthony Preston
October 1972
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Comment and Discussion

October 1972
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Book Reviews and Book List

October 1972
Soviet Military PowerJohn 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

October 1972
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Notebook

October 1972
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The United States at a Strategic Crossroads

Vice Admiral Stansfield Turner, U. S. Navy
October 1972
"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 ...

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