U.S. Coast Guard (Patrick Kelley)

Editor's Page

By Paul Merzlak
August 2012
The Coast Guard has a long and illustrious history dating to the early days of the republic. When the average citizen thinks of the service, though, the first image that ...
U.S. Army (Joseph Watson)

Now Hear This - The Three-Letter Word

By Lieutenant (junior grade) Charlie Hymen, U.S. Navy
August 2012
War on obesity. War on illiteracy. War on drugs. Recent headlines suggest that Americans are ready to attach the word “war” to any social cause that merits debate. While many ...
U.S. Coast Guard (Patrick Kelley)

Relieving the Watch

By Lieutenant Craig H. Allen Jr., U.S. Coast Guard
August 2012
With multiple missions and greater challenges ahead, the Sentinel class is set to “redefine the patrol boat’s role.”
U.S. Coast Guard (David Mosley)

Get Serious about the Arctic

By Lieutenant Commander Brian Moore, U.S. Coast Guard
August 2012
The United States is lagging behind in the Arctic, but the Coast Guard can help, with more platforms and stronger regulations.

U.S. Coast Guard Resources

August 2012
Click on the links below to download or open a PDF of these resources from the August 2012 issue of Proceedings.ReferencesU.S. Coast Guard Flag Officers & Senior ...
U.S. Navy (Jan Shultis)

Rethinking Littoral Logistics

By Captain David C. Meyers and Commander Jason B. Fitch, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy
August 2012
Expanding the number of littoral combat ships and joint high-speed vessels requires flexibility to support overseas operations.
U.S. Coast Guard

Professional Notes

August 2012
Making a Clean Sweep: Reinforcing the Importance of Afloat Trainingng petty officer who discovered the breach plugs the hole with whatever lies nearby. The bridge alerts the crew by sounding ...

Proceedings Digital Edition

August 2012
A digital edition of the August issue of Proceedings is available for current USNI members to view. The magazine image below is a link to the online magazine and will ...
Warner Brothers

Veterans Have an Image Problem

By Colonel Mark Cancian, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)
August 2012
A host of factors contribute to the negativity facing those who’ve returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. We can fix it.
Jen Mabe

Naval Institute Foundation

August 2012
Recent Honorary and Memorial GiftsGifts of support to the Naval Institute have been made in honor of the following individuals:Lieutenant (junior grade) William L. Arnest, USNA Class of 2009, by ...
U.S. Coast Guard (Jennifer Johnson)

A Sound Investment

By Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker and Lieutenant Commander Jamie Frederick, U.S. Coast Guard, and Dr. Joseph DiRenzo III
August 2012
While aging cutters still offer a great return on the dollar, a new, more capable fleet is vital. It’s time to recapitalize.
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

From Our Archive

August 2012
‘Go on, my friend, and fear nothing; you carry Cæsar and his fortunes in your boat.’Plutarch (c. 46–120 AD)A 78-foot Higgins motor torpedo boat, PT-77, cuts through the ...
Sevmash via M. Mazumdar

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
August 2012
India’s newest aircraft carrier, the Vikramaditya, began sea trials off Severodvinsk, Russia, in June, with testing expected to continue into the fall. The 44,000-ton Kiev-class carrier, formerly known ...

Book Reviews

August 2012
Afghan Endgames: Strategy and Policy Choices for America’s Longest WarHy Rothstein and John Arquilla, eds. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2012. 248 pp. Notes. Index. $29.95.Reviewed by John ...

Comment and Discussion

August 2012
The Strategic Imperative and Naval Energy Strategy(See E. S. Briggs and D. K. Forbes, p. 10, July 2012 Proceedings)Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, U.S. Navy (Retired), former Chief of ...

CEO Notes

August 2012
The passage of time and events of recent years have highlighted the need to update and provide some added definition in the Naval Institute’s Constitution and Bylaws. We have been ...