Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed digitizing every issue of Proceedings published over 140 years. With the contents preserved electronically, they will be available to Members now and in the years to come to access, use, and enjoy.
For many in my generation, the 2000s were the years when our children were born, we took command of ships and squadrons for the first time, and we again learned that the world is a dangerous place. Indeed, by the time the decade concluded, our nation had endured attacks on our own soil, two wars, and a sobering natural disaster, and Proceedings was there through it all.