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Editor's Page

May 2010
In the annual Naval Review we look forward each May to hearing from the senior leaders of the Sea Services and this year is no different. We lead off the ...

Comment & Discussion

May 2010
Through a Chinese Lens (See P. A. Dutton, pp. 24—29, April 2010 Proceedings) Rear Admiral Eric A. McVadon, U.S. Navy (Retired), Consultant on East Asia Security Affairs—Commander Dutton describes well ...
U.S. Air Force (Justin D. Pyle)

Now Hear This - Homecoming after War

By Lieutenant Jessica Barrientos, U.S. Navy
May 2010
Ticker tape parades no longer exist. Parades only happen when wars definitively end. Now the progress of war is measured by when we turn over responsibilities to local police or ...
U.S. Navy (Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst)

Inside QDR 2010: What Does It Mean?

By Admiral Gary Roughead, U.S. Navy
May 2010
The Chief of Naval Operations sees the new Quadrennial Defense Review as an extension of the latest maritime strategy. For those who think the QDR is status quo, old wine ...

Inside QDR 2010: Not Business as Usual

By Vice Admiral William R. Burke, U.S. Navy
May 2010
Many commentators have already called the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) a continuation of the status quo, since it does not eliminate high-profile defense programs or significantly restructure the department. ...
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Teaching the Ropes

By Admiral James G. Stavridis, U.S. Navy
May 2010
The Afghanistan-Pakistan Hands Program is a perfect way for the U.S. military to learn regional culture, language, and history.
U.S. Marine Corps (Ray Lewis)

Reintegrating Our Wounded Warriors

By Juan Garcia, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)
May 2010
Breakthroughs in medicine have saved the lives of many who may have been killed in past wars. They need help with their next step.
U.S. Coast Guard (Patrick Kelley)

The Fast-Changing Maritime Arctic

By Captain Lawson W. Brigham, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
May 2010
An Arctic expert reviews current developments in the region involving, among other issues, more traffic and the polar melt.
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Notable Naval Books of 2009

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2010
Our annual rundown of the previous year?s 20 best books for Sea Service professionals covers the literary waterfront.
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Book Reviews

May 2010
Allies against the Rising Sun: The United States, the British Nations, and the Defeat of Imperial Japan Nicholas Evan Sarantakes. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2009. 458 pp. Illus. ...
U.S. Navy (Joshua Adam Nuzzo)

Professional Notes

May 2010
Open Education: Global Force for Good By Ensign Brendan McCord, U.S. Navy A free, virtual classroom is spanning the globe, from the depths of the Pacific Ocean to the mountains ...
Leo van Ginderen

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
May 2010
In February Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands christened and launched the first of a new class of offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Dutch Navy. Dubbed the Holland, this new ...
National Archives

Lest We Forget: UAV Pioneer

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2010
Today, we take for granted the existence of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), but what is less known is that one of the early pioneers in that technology was President John ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive (Robert D. Moeser)

From Our Archive

May 2010
'Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.' -Horace (65–8 B.C.) Dwarfed by his huge charge, a plane handler on board the USS Constellation (CVA-64) takes a hard look ...
U.S. Navy (Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst)

U.S. Navy in Review

By Scott C. Truver
May 2010
It has become something of a mantra. Early each year, senior Navy Department civilian and uniformed officials head up to Capitol Hill to tell Congress and American taxpayers about the ...
U.S. Marine Corps (Stephen Oleksiak)

U.S. Marine Corps in Review

By Lieutenant Colonel John C. Berry Jr., U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
May 2010
For the U.S. Marine Corps the year 2009 - and the decade it capped-conveyed a sense of déjá vu. In the early decades of the 20th century, Marines fought in ...
U.S. Navy (Cassandra Thompson)

U.S. Coast Guard in Review

By Joe DiRenzo III and Chris Doane
May 2010
The past 12 months for the U.S. Coast Guard were marked by significant success and some tragedy. The year also demonstrated that the service has moved beyond merely fraying at ...