Display Art from the Battlefield

By Lieutenant Colonel Brendan Greeley Jr., U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
December 2010
A huge treasure trove of combat art, “the best art collection no one has ever heard of,” is finally seeing the light of day.
iStockphoto (Rafael Ramirez Lee)

New Rules, New Fuels

By Commander Emil A. Muccin, U.S. Maritime Service
December 2010
Environmental concerns call for ships to employ the latest in engineering, navigation, meteorology, and port operations.
U.S. Navy (Jonathan W. Hutto Sr.)

Arms and the Merchantman

By Larry Cosgriff and Edward Feege
December 2010
Armed guards on commercial vessels wouldn’t be a panacea, but it’s something shipping companies should reconsider.
DoD (John McDowell)

The Death of NATO

By Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Bateman III, U.S. Army
December 2010
Evolving U.S. public opinion and a changed geostrategic landscape are making the demise of this organization more likely.
U.S. Navy

Acquisition Reform the Meyer Way

By Robert E. Gray, Troy S. Kimmel, and Captain Sam J. Tangredi, U.S. Navy (Retired)
December 2010
The procurement principles that made the late Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer the “Father of Aegis” can still work today.

A Bright Future Momentarily Dimmed

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
December 2010
The commodore ordered the young lieutenant to conduct an accurate survey of an important stretch of the New England coast. It was a plum assignment for such a junior officer ...
Library of Congress

'Down to the Seas'

By Shashi N. Kumar
December 2010
Merchant shipping must shift focus to the needs of its mariners, recruiting from both traditional and emerging maritime nations.

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