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Editor's Page

April 2016
As anyone who knows Proceedings can tell you, this is a contributor-driven publication. The members of the professional staff do not write the content of the publication. Instead, we work ...
Mike Carpenter

CEO Notes

Peter H. Daly, VADM, USN (Ret.)
April 2016
Annual MeetingThe U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting takes place on Thursday, 28 April 2016, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. The ...
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Comment & Discussion

April 2016
Maneuvering a DDG Safely and Tactically(See T. Ogden, pp. 80–82, March 2016 Proceedings)Captain Wayne Tunick, U.S. Navy (Retired)—Commander Ogden’s article concerning destroyer flight operations was well written ...
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Now Hear This - 'Misnavigation' or Spoofing?

By Captain Dana A. Goward, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
April 2016
On 12 January, images of two U.S. Navy boat crews captured by Iran competed in the media with those of President Barack Obama at the State of the Union address ...
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Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - #SavetheSkirt

By Lieutenant Allison Scott, U.S. Navy
April 2016
When a coworker told me that skirts had been banned from the U.S. Naval Academy’s commissioning ceremony, I laughed. I replied that there was no way the Academy would force ...
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By Lieutenant Commander Jared M. Wilhelm, U.S. Navy
April 2016
First Prize, General Prize Essay ContestOfficial social media use in the U.S. armed forces is in its infancy. Units across the globe have embraced the technology to varying degrees to ...
U.S. Navy (Joshua Horton)

Twilight of Manned Flight?

By Commander Brendan Stickles, U.S. Navy
April 2016
Second Prize, General Prize Essay ContestThe National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 did much more than reform the military pension system. While the retirement plan adjustments garnished the most attention ...
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Innocent Until Investigated

By Commander J. Michael Dahm, U.S. Navy
April 2016
In its enthusiastic pursuit of justice for some, the military must not abandon its principles of fairness for all.
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'All Manner of Contingencies'

An Interview with General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, Royal Army
April 2016
Proceedings: During his confirmation hearing, the current U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, talked about Russia being the number-one existential threat. He also ...

Innovation Is Initiative

By Lieutenant Roger Misso, U.S. Navy
April 2016
It is often said that the best teams are more than the sum of their parts. In an age of austerity, the world’s best Navy must be more than the ...
Permanent Court of Arbitration

A South China Sea Game Changer?

By Captain Tuan Pham, U.S. Navy
April 2016
The world anxiously waits for the International Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at the Hague to make its long-overdue merits ruling on the Philippine arbitration case. A ...
U.S. Coast Guard

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - Fatigue Threatens SAR Operations

By Captain Stephen Chamberlin (Retired), Captain Sean Carroll, and Commander Leanne Lusk, U.S. Coast Guard
April 2016
Following a series of search-and-rescue (SAR) operations in the past decade that ended tragically, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation challenged the service to define ...

Book Reviews

April 2016
Tarnished: Toxic Leadership in the U.S. MilitaryGeorge E. Reed. Sterling, VA: Potomac Books, 2015. 203 pp. Index. Notes. $26.50.Reviewed by Major Nicholas Bugajski, U.S. ArmyIn Tarnished: Toxic ...
U.S. Marine Corps (Patrick J. McMahon)

#Leadership (Hashtag Leadership)

By Captain Rafiel Deon Warfield, U.S. Marine Corps
April 2016
Generation Y (those born between 1980 and 2000) comprises the junior officer ranks currently serving in the naval services. Collectively, they are referred to as “millennials.” They have grown up ...
U.S. Navy (B. Siens)

Professional Notes

April 2016
Give Sailors the Tools to Fix ThingsBy Captain Robert W. Bodvake and Lieutenant Todd Coursey, U.S. NavyIndustry is quickly producing manufacturing software, tools, and techniques that can improve ...
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Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
April 2016
On 25 February the Australian government released its latest defense white paper and long-range investment plan, which placed a high priority on naval expansion and acquisition programs that facilitate submarine ...
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Lest We Forget - Collisions and Coincidences

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2016
During the hotly contested struggle for the Solomon Islands during World War II, while Japanese and U.S. soldiers and Marines were engaged in heavy fighting on Guadalcanal and other islands ...
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Naval Institute Foundation

April 2016
In His Own Words: Gregory E. GlarosI first became aware of the Naval Institute as a midshipman at the Naval Academy in 1982. I joined shortly after graduating and have ...
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From Our Archive

April 2016
‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.’Winston Churchill (1874–1965)The USS Montgomery (C-9) fires the last salute to the Spanish ...

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