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October 2012
When average citizens consider threats to homeland security (if they consider them at all), they probably conjure up images of shadowy terrorists smuggling some type of weapon of mass destruction ...

CEO Notes

October 2012
We have introduced our new Naval Institute app and it is available now as a free download in the app store! As mentioned last month, we have worked hard to ...

Comment and Discussion

October 2012
A New Kind of Carrier Air Wing(See D. Goure, pp. 24–28, September 2012 Proceedings)Captain Wayne Tunick, U.S. Navy (Retired)—Dr. Goure’s article was factually incorrect. Specifically, there is ...

Book Reviews

October 2012
The CIA’s Greatest Covert Operation: Inside the Daring Mission to Recover a Nuclear-Armed Soviet SubDavid H. Sharp. Lawrence: Kansas University Press, 2012. 344 pp. Illus. Notes. Bibliog. Index. $34.95 ...
Cem D. Yaylali

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
October 2012
The ever-growing reach of China’s navy was demonstrated recently when two of its warships sailed through the Turkish Straits and into the Black Sea for the first time. The two ...
International Institute for Strategic Studies

Rebalancing the Rhetoric

By J. Randy Forbes
October 2012
A view from Capitol Hill takes on what the administration is saying about the “rebalance” toward the Asia-Pacific region.

An Enemy Without Boundaries

By Isaac R. Porche III, Jerry M. Sollinger, and Shawn McKay
October 2012
No cybersecurity system is foolproof. Even as we reduce vulnerability, it’s equally vital to plan our response to attacks.
U.S. Marine Corps (Brandon Rodriguez)

Shifting Targets

By Captain Gerard D. Roncolato, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2012
The turn-of-the-20th-century Royal Navy should be studied for attitudes to avoid, initiatives to take, and balance to be struck.
U.S. Navy (Joshua J. Wahl)

Creating Cyber Warriors

By Vice Admiral Nancy Brown (Retired), Captain Danelle Barrett, and Lieutenant Commander Jesse Castillo, U.S. Navy
October 2012
The Navy must build a cadre of unrestricted-line officers from appropriate warfare communities to specialize in cyber warfare.
Eric Smith

Co-Ed Crew: Reality vs. Taboo

By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2012
The Navy needs to get its head out of the sand and confront the issues of gender diversity and fraternization violations.
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

'Fire in Turret Two!'

By Taylor Baldwin Kiland
October 2012
We mark a tragic anniversary in this issue: the deadly 1972 explosion of a faulty projectile in the USS Newport News (CA-148).
U.S. Navy (Molly Anne Greendeer)

Professional Notes

October 2012
The Right Tools in your Toolboxal of 9 ships and staffs, I experienced a broad scope of leadership styles and collected a series of ideas that served me well in ...
Naval History and Heritage Command

Lest We Forget - Ridley McLean’s Legacy

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2012
An impressive array of battleships, cruisers, and destroyers was gathered in San Francisco Bay for a major tactical exercise off the California coast, scheduled to commence the next day, 13 ...
Photo Courtesy Alan Bushnell

Naval Institute Foundation

October 2012
Join the Leaders!Our thanks to the following individuals whose generosity since January 2012 has distinguished them as members of The 1873 Society (for contributions of $5,000 or more within the ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

From Our Archive

October 2012
‘All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players.’William Shakespeare (1564-1616)The only information accompanying this image is: “May 1945, Enterprise under attack as seen ...

Proceedings Digital Edition

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

A Second Missile Crisis Avoided?

by Rear Admiral Edward D. Sheafer Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2012
Dateline: 9-11 May 1973, North Vietnam, Operation Pocket Money. President Richard Nixon tries to force the North Vietnamese back to the peace talks in Paris. Over a period of three ...

The Right Tools in Your Toolbox

by Captain John P. Cordle, U.S. Navy
October 2012
The Right Tools in your ToolboxBy Captain John P. Cordle, U.S. NavyDuring 26 years in the Navy and a total of 9 ships and staffs, I experienced a broad scope ...

Why Continue to Serve? A Letter to Millennial SWOs

by Rear Admiral Mike Shatynski, U.S. Navy
October 2012
Why Continue to Serve? A Letter to Millennial SWOsBy Rear Admiral Mike Shatynski, U.S. NavyI have a challenge for you “millennials” now serving as surface warfare officer (SWO) junior officers ...

The Battle for Spectrum

by Major Christopher S. Tsirlis, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2012
The Battle for SpectrumBy Major Christopher S. Tsirlis, U.S. Marine CorpsThe Marine Corps is always looking for innovative ways to manipulate the battle space. One of the biggest challenges for ...

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