Proceedings Magazine - March 2015 Vol. 141/3/1,345

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Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S...

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  • Editor's Page

    We’re honored to start off this month by marking a very special milestone: the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Navy Reserve. In celebration of this centennial year, the Chief...

  • Now Hear This - The Offset Strategy Needs Mahan
    By John F. Morton

    The United States is at an “East of Suez” moment. As the economically stressed British found necessary a half-century ago, it’s now time for U.S. leaders to triage our national...

  • From the Deckplates - Earn Back the Trust and Reconsider the Model
    By Senior Chief Jim Murphy, U.S. Navy, Retired

    Nearly two years after the start of the federal investigation into Leonard Glenn “Fat Leonard” Francis, chief executive of the Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd., several...

  • A Century of Service
    By Vice Admiral Robin Braun, U.S. Navy
    Over the past hundred years, the U.S. Navy Reserve has provided invaluable support to the Navy—and the nation.

    As the Navy Reserve recognizes its centennial on 3 March, we celebrate 100 years of...

  • 'Straight Talk on Forward Presence'
    By Captain Robert C. Rubel, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    Here’s what leaders and planners should do in an atmosphere of high demand and lower numbers of ships.

    In autumn 2014, the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) carrier strike group departed on a...

  • After Normalization
    By Lieutenant Paul Miller, U.S. Coast Guard
    Now that diplomatic relations with Cuba have been reestablished, U.S. policy on immigration from the island nation has been pushed to the forefront.

    This past...

  • The Commanders Respond
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Australian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Benin Armed Forces
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. ...
  • The Commanders Respond: Brazilian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Bulgarian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Canadian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Colombian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Croatian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Danish Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Finnish Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: French Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: German Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Hellenic Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Italian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Royal Norwegian Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Portuguese Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Spanish Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Surinamese Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Republic of China Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...
  • The Commanders Respond: Turkish Navy
    The maritime-security environment is dynamic and complex, requiring nations—and their navies—to work together to effectively counter threats stemming from the sea. Proceedings asked sea-service...

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  • CEO Notes

    The Naval Institute and our partner, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), are proud to announce the next segment in our ongoing Maritime Security Dialogue Series.

  • Comment & Discussion

    Getting and Staying Connected

    (See E. Lundquist and L. Osborn, pp. 48–53, February 2015 Proceedings)

  • Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - We Must All Be Warrior-Diplomats
    By Midshipman Henry Bond, U.S. Navy

    Last October I trekked through the high Atlas Mountains in central Morocco with four other midshipmen studying Arabic on a semester-abroad program. While hiking, we discovered to our ...

  • Special - Dramatic Change: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1970–79
    By Barrett Tillman

    Digitizing Proceedings

    Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed digitizing...

  • Cryptology at the Crossroads
    By Lieutenant Robert Bebber, U.S. Navy
    As the Navy trains its focus anew on the Pacific theater, it needs to recapture its once-vaunted signals-intelligence glory to keep up in a rapidly evolving techno-environment.

    With a rebalance to Asia...

  • Teaching Naval Strategy—to All Who Matter
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    To Sea-Service professionals this subject is an obvious necessity. What is less apparent—but vitally important—is that others must also be taught the basics of this complex topic.

    To the...

  • World Navies in Review
    By Eric Wertheim

    Events of the past year in Crimea, East Asia, and elsewhere have forced nations to reexamine their defense commitments and preparedness. Many major navies may be underinvested in high-end warfighting capabilities as a result of strategies that...

  • Book Reviews

    Every Citizen a Soldier: The Campaign for Universal Military Training After World War II

    William A. Taylor. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2014. 232 pp. Notes. Index. $39.95.

    Reviewed by Michael...

  • Professional Notes

    “The Next Generation” of Afloat Networking

    By Lieutenant Travis Howard, U.S. Navy

  • U.S. Navy - LCS Frigate Update
    By Norman Polmar

    Admirals, sailors, naval buffs, and historians should be thankful to the friends of Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. According to Mr. Mabus, he directed that the littoral combat ship (LCS) be ...

  • Oceans - What's in a Name? The World's Biggest Ship
    By Don Walsh

    What is the world’s biggest ship? She is the massive Pioneering Spirit, especially built for installation and removal of offshore oil-production platforms. With a pipe capacity of 2,...

  • World Naval Developments - Spreading the Wealth
    By Norman Friedman

    China has consistently supported Ukraine during its agony at the hands of Russian-supported separatists. One of the less-publicized reasons why is that China has relied heavily on Ukrainian ...

  • Lest We Forget - Of Salt Water and Bibliophilia
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    In 1948, Chief Machinist’s Mate Richard McKenna had a bone to pick with the Navy. Postwar personnel assignment policies—probably made inevitable by massive adjustments in the wake of a...

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    ‘Woman’s faith and woman’s trust, Write the characters in dust.’  

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