(Chet King)

Drawing Lines at Sea

By Captain Bernard D. Cole, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2011
China is deploying a large, modern navy, but will its island-chain strategy of the 1980s give it the desired global reach?
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

National Policy and Reaching the Beach

By Colonel Douglas M. King, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), and Lieutenant Colonel John C. Berry Jr., U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
November 2011
Thoughout different and varied historical phases and interations, amphibious capabilities have evolved to support American diplomacy and politics.
Eric Smith

Get the Marketplace Off the Battlefield

By Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Beikirch, U.S. Marine Corps; Lieutenant Colonel Michael Day, U.S. Air Force; and Captain Roger Ullman II, U.S. Navy
November 2011
Business-based methodology has its place in the military, but not in combat-related, life-and-death situations.
U.S. Marine Corps (Rashaun X. James)

Osprey in the Catbird Seat

By Lieutenant General Terry G. Robling, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2011
The MV-22B embraces Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s credo: “Get there first with the most men.”
U.S. Navy (J. Bivera)

Amphibious, Now More Than Ever

By Captain Samuel C. Howard, U.S. Navy, and Colonel Michael S. Groen, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2011
In the past decade, the Navy–Marine Corps team was called on dozens of times—and demand won’t ease anytime soon.

U.S. Marine Corps Resources

November 2011
Click on the links below to download or open a PDF of these resources from the November 2011 issue of Proceedings.ReferencesU.S. Marine Corps Flag Officers & Senior ...
U.S. Navy (E. Filtz)

Happy Birthday 'Big E'

By Admiral J. L. Holloway III, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2011
A former skipper of the first nuclear-powered carrier and the first of her kind to see combat pays an anniversary homage.
U.S. Navy (R. Martie)

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
November 2011
On 30 September the U.S. Navy officially disestablished the 2nd Fleet at Norfolk, Virginia, in an effort to reduce organizational redundancy and cut costs. From the 1950s through its retirement ...

A Plank Owner Remembers

By Daniel Leckie
November 2011
I’m a USS Enterprise plank owner. She was my first duty station after electronics school, and I fell in love with her as soon as I came aboard. I still ...

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