Editor's Page

June 2014
As most readers doubtless know, the Naval Institute has numerous outlets for content in addition to Proceedings, whether it be our sister publication Naval History, the USNI News ...

CEO Notes

June 2014
The Naval Institute is pleased to announce that the annual Prize Essay Contest will be returning to the pages of Proceedings later this year.The contest is a Naval Institute tradition ...

Comment and Discussion

June 2014
Counting Warships(See N. Polmar, pp. 158–159, May 2014 Proceedings)Vice Admiral Barry McCullough, U.S. Navy (Retired); Vice President of Business Strategy for Mission Systems and Training, Lockheed Martin Corporation ...
U.S. Navy (Michael J. Sheehan)

Now Hear This - Keep Calm and Carry On

By Rear Admiral William J. Holland Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2014
The present squeeze on military funding is not the first such measure, nor will it likely be the last. The country has always had little trust in a standing army ...
U.S. Navy (Ryan O'Connor)

From the Deckplates - Treat Them Like Adults

By Senior Chief Jim Murphy, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2014
Officials recently revealed that Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus had considered ending tobacco sales on Navy and Marine Corps installations. Members of Congress quickly balked at what some called ...
U.S. Navy

Semper Deep!

By Ensign Alexander Yachanin, U.S. Navy
June 2014
A strong sense of tradition, compelling missions, and a dedicated community attracted this midshipman to submarines.
Left: U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive; Right: U.S. Navy (Gin Kai)

The Timeless Naval Officer

By Ensign Garland Christopher III, U.S. Navy
June 2014
A newly commissioned ensign faces many of the same leadership challenges and learning curves as one might have a century ago.
U.S. Marine Corps (Suzanna Knotts)

Lessons for Lieutenants

By Second Lieutenant Jean-Luc Currie, U.S. Marine Corps
June 2014
To effectively lead those with more experience, junior officers in today’s Marine Corps must prioritize learning.

Book Reviews

June 2014
RedeploymentPhil Klay. New York: The Penguin Press, 2014. 291 pp. $26.95.Reviewed by Lieutenant Commander Christopher Nelson, U.S. NavyOver the past 12 years there have been a small ...
U.S. Navy

Professional Notes

June 2014
Restarting Mk-48 Production poised to restart production of its heavyweight antisurface and antisubmarine warfare weapon, the Torpedo Mk-48 MOD 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS). The last all-up round ...
U.S. Navy (Peter D. Blair)

World Naval Developments - A Fuzzy Picture

By Norman Friedman
June 2014
The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 (MH 370) carries many interesting naval and defense lessons. The first and most important is that the widely held belief that nearly anything ...
Naval Press Service (Michael Nitz)

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
June 2014
The Colombian navy has completed modernization of its four FS 1500–class frigates, also known as the Almirante Padilla class. The Almirante Padilla (pictured here), Caldas, Antioquia, and Independiente ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

Lest We Forget - Number Five

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2014
Since the surprise assault at Inchon in September 1950, the North Korean Army was in a northward retreat. United Nations forces had not only regained lost South Korean territory but ...
O. Jay Tomson

Naval Institute Foundation

June 2014
In His Own Words: O. Jay TomsonI chose to be a Life Member of the Naval Institute. Its leadership, dedication to its mission, and commitment to the broad audience of ...

From Our Archive

June 2014
‘Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.’ William Jennings ...

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