Russian Defense Ministry

Russia's Black Sea Threat

By Lieutenant Colonel John A. Mowchan, U.S. Army
February 2011
A revitalized Sevastopol fleet could very well be a modern-day Sword of Damocles hanging over our collective head.
U.S. Air Force (Jeremy Burns)

Learning to Operate in Cyberspace

By Rear Admiral William E. Leigher, U.S. Navy
February 2011
Cyber activity affects much of what happens on the sea, air, land, and in space. In this realm no one domain can stand on its own.

Engaging the "Two-Hub" Model

by Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery, U.S. Navy
February 2011
America’s most significant strategic challenges are restoring its economic strength, fostering its international relationships, and protecting the United States from terrorist attack with weapons of mass destruction.[i] A “two-hub” Navy ...
U.S. Navy (Matthew D. Leistikow)

Arresting Suicide

By Major Todd Yosick, U.S. Army, and Dr. David G. Brown
February 2011
Peer-to-peer support could be more widely and effectively used by the military for suicide-prevention and awareness.

The Key to a Surge Navy

by Dr. Thomas Hone
February 2011
The “surge” model developed by the Center for Naval Analyses has the bulk of U.S. Navy combat power – the Second, Third, and Fourth fleets – based in the United ...

Shrinking the Status-Quo Navy

by Rear Admiral Michael McDevitt, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2011
As of this writing, the U.S. Navy is 289 ships strong. The stated requirement, established several years ago by then-Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Mullen, is 313 ships. That ...
U.S. Army (Mark Olsen)

When War Hits Home

By Dr. Jaine Darwin
February 2011
For many returning combat veterans—especially National Guard and military reservists—home is too often not a sanctuary.

An Influential 'Shaping' Navy

by Captain Henry J. Hendrix, U.S. Navy
February 2011
For most countries, the preeminent national interest is the survival of the state. Bute this is not true for the United States, which enshrines the protection of its national ideals ...
U.S. Marine Corps (H.H. Deffner)

Inside the Storm

By General Walter E. Boomer, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
February 2011
The commander of Marines on the ground in Operation Desert Storm writes about the war here for the first time—20 years later.
Naval Special Warfare Foundation

Setting the Record Straight

By Captain David Del Giudice, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2011
Navy SEAL-creation myths popularized in the 1990s continue to obfuscate the truth. The real story is apparently quite different.
U.S. Navy


By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2011
Flying 1,000 feet above the icy mountains of Korea, the Corsair’s engine cut out—the result of a lucky shot from a Communist gunner below. Rapidly losing altitude, the pilot, Ensign ...

Proceedings Digital Edition

February 2011
A digital edition of the February issue of Proceedings is available for current USNI members to view. The magazine image below is a link to the online magazine and will ...

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