Cruise Missiles of the Gods
In the cruise missile-stealth aircraft battle, winner-take-all may not be the best idea.
In late 1994, the Government Accounting...
Building Sailors Better
Recruits come to boot camp with many of society's values—or lack of values. Training methods that worked in the old days don't...
John Boyd—who fought the establishment for more than 50 years and prevailed—set a standard for integrity...
When I was asked to appear on this panel, I asked myself: Why are we doing this again? How many panels have we had on the military and the media?...
Comment and Discussion
"We Can't Afford Perfection"
(See P. J. Vincent, p. 143, May 1997 Proceedings)
Riding the Dragon
The Chinese have a saying that "change is a dragon." If you try to ignore him or control him, he will eat you. But if you can ride...
Fifth Fleet, Arriving
Challenging issues faced by the Fifth Fleet, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa FL, include Iran, Iraq, ongoing maritime...
Shooting from the Hip
Improvisation has its limits, but shooting from the hip in some situations gives the Coast Guard the flexibility needed to accomplish today...
"Square Peg...Round Hole!"
The Naval Reserve should view itself as a part-time peacetime Navy, with a secondary mission as a wartime augmentation force. It should divest...
Special: USS Constitution: "Old Ironsides"
Stern-Fired Torpedoes: An Engineering and Tactical Approach
A Billion Dollar Blunder?
Marine Amphibious Force Operations in the Persian Gulf War
The Challenge of Media Scrutiny
Nobody Asked Me, But ... How About Real Quality of Life--At Work!
Nobody Asked Me, But ... What Happened to the Pyramid?
Book Reviews & Books of Interest
The U.S. Navy: Reshaping the Wings
Points of Interest: Congress Weighs Survivor Benefit Plan Reform