Editor's Page

F. H. Rainbow
November 2016
In November each year we emphasize Marine content, in part to celebrate the Marine Corps in the anniversary month of its birthday, 10 November 1775. This issue features three articles ...

CEO Notes

Peter H. Daly, VADM, USN (Ret.)
November 2016
We Launched the Gordon England Chair of Professional Naval LiteratureOn 12 October, the Naval Institute announced the creation of the Gordon England Chair of Professional Naval Literature. The chair will ...
U.S. Navy (PO1 Steven Smith)

Comment & Discussion

November 2016
Treat LGBT Sailors Fairly(See N. H. R. Heaton, p. 12, October 2016 Proceedings)Rob Jacques, former lieutenant, U.S. Naval Reserve—As a gay man myself and a naval officer during the Vietnam ...
U.S. Navy (Trevor Kohlrus)

Leading the Rebound

By Commanders Bob Alpigini and Patrick Jankowski and Captains Jennifer Couture and Ryan Tewell, U.S. Navy
November 2016
Rebuilding a command after the unplanned relief of the commanding officer can be difficult but rewarding.

Navy Ratings Sail into the Sunset

November 2016
PointBy Command Master Chief Russ Smith, U.S. Navy and Senior Chief Intelligence Specialist Pat Bly, U.S. Navy (Retired)The Navy announced in NAVADMIN 218/16, on 29 September, 2016, that ...
Deviant Art

Weight the ACE for Forcible Entry

By Captain Keith L. Hibbert, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2016
Exercise Talon Reach 2014 demonstrated the Marines Corps’ capability to lift a reinforced company from Miami, Florida, and insert it a few hours later at a landing zone as far ...
AP (Yomiuri Shimbum, Masataka Morita)

Contest the Gray Zone

By Lieutenant Colonel Randy Pugh, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2016
The U.S. Navy must learn to fight and win in the murky zone between law enforcement and conventional warfare.

U.S. Marine Corps Resources

November 2016
Click on the links below to download or open a PDF of these resources from the November 2016 issue of Proceedings.References - U.S. Marine Corps Flag Officers & ...
U.S. Naval Institute Archive

Leadership Forum - Make Morale Our First Priority

By Captain David Tyler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2016
The U.S. Navy has a morale problem. The source of the problem is institutional.1 Morale has become undervalued and only superficially understood. It has a tremendous effect on readiness and ...

Book Reviews

November 2016
The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear WarH. W. Brands. New York: Doubleday, 2016. 448 pp. Notes. Photos. Illus. $30.Reviewed by D. M ...
U.S. Navy (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Williamson)

Professional Notes

November 2016
Send Only Gator SWOs to Expeditionary Warfare SchoolBy Whit AbrahamU.S. Navy students at Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) tend to ask themselves the same question: “What am I doing ...
U.S. Navy (K. Anderson)

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
November 2016
In July, France bid farewell to one of its most famous combat aircraft with an official retirement ceremony for its last Super Étendard fighter-bomber. In service with the French fleet ...
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America's Marine Highway—The Fast Lane?

By Don Walsh
November 2016
Historically, coastal and inland shipping was the earliest means of moving relatively large amounts of goods among population centers. The latter was reliable and safe when land road networks did ...

Lest We Forget - Doug Roberts—Shipmate

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2016
I met Doug Roberts at a critical moment, when I was young and beginning to think seriously about what I was going to do with my life. The fact that ...
All Hands www.navy.mil

Where Have All the Sailors Gone?

Commander Terry J. McKearney, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2016
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Many fear that abolishing Navy rates will produce a bland new service culture that robs us ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

From Our Archive November 2016

November 2016
‘First in the fight and every graceful deed.’ Alexander Pope (1688–1744) The guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG-73) is silhouetted by the early morning sun on Christmas Day, 2001. She ...

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