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  • This Week in Proceedings Today

    Find Proceedings Today in the list of articles on the Proceedings Main Page or find a list of this week's...

  • Submariners Must Prepare for War
    By Commander Michael Dobbs,U.S. Navy (Retired)


    The submarine force is overly focused on peacetime missions at the expense of honing the tactical skills and the warrior mentality needed...

  • Think Outside the Hull
    By Captain Robert C. Rubel, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    Thinking outside the paradigms of hull shapes and numbers of ships can lead to some interesting...
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    By Edward J. Walsh

    In July, the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) and Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems,...

  • The Navy Needs Coastal Defense Cruise Missiles
    By Commander Rob Brodie, U.S. Navy

  • Integrating Women: Athena and Beyond
    By Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese, PhD

    The Athena Conference, “Heroines of Past, Present, and Future,” held at the U.S. Naval Academy to celebrate 40 years of women...

  • Comment and Discussion

    Too Big to Sink

    (See J. Vandenengel, pp. 18–23, May 2017 Proceedings)

    The debate should be about whether the U.S. Navy should be building the current size carriers or smaller carriers, or something else all together.

  • Professional Note—Vertical Lift Must Specialize
    By Lieutenant Commander Patrick Blind, U.S. Navy

    The MH-60R and MH-60S now are well into their second decade of operation, and the U.S. Navy has begun the process of finding their replacements....

  • China's Navy Boosts Ties With Philippines
    By Eric Wertheim

  • Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

    Admiral James Stavridis, U.S. Navy (Retired). Penguin Press, 2017. 384 pp. Illus. Biblio. Index. $28.

    Reviewed by Captain Peter M...

  • From the Deckplates—Base Gold Stripes on Service, Not Conduct
    By Chief Musician Jessica Privler, U.S. Navy

    Navy traditions inspire pride in our identity and link us to our past. But time alone does not make traditions worthy. With that in mind...

  • Marketing Surface Warfare at the U.S. Naval Academy
    By Ensign Brett Gentile, U.S. Navy

    Capstone Essay Contest Winner—Surface

    “See the world! Lead from day one! The opportunities and options are...

  • An Open Letter to the U.S. Navy from Red
    By Captain Dale C. Rielage, U.S. Navy

    Dear U.S. Navy,

    It is time we talked.

    We have regarded each other from a distance for years, but we need to get to know one...

  • Marines Must Embrace Counter-Insurgency Ops
    By Second Lieutenant Nicholas Wilcox, U.S. Marine Corps

    Capstone Essay Contest Winner—Marine

    On the night of 6 April 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a Navy Tomahawk cruise...

  • Now Hear This—LCS Needs a Win
    By Lieutenant Commander Michael P. Chien, U.S. Coast Guard

    The littoral combat ship (LCS) program needs a venue where the Navy can develop, train, and refine the ship’s roles and capabilities....

  • Establish a Navy Strategy Board
    By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

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  • No More Navy Port Visits to Hong Kong?
    By Captain William Bray, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The U.S. Navy has been pulling liberty port calls in Hong Kong for decades...

  • Leaders Need To Tap Into Self-Motivation
    By Vice Admiral Al Konetzni Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a part two of a ten-part series on behaviors that Vice Admiral Konetzni learned over his years of service and...

  • Fitzgerald: When A Big Ocean Gets Small
    Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    It is a big ocean. Until you have been far into it, it is really hard to appreciate just how big. Bringing a ship back from Japan to Hawaii, I...

  • Stop Politicizing Ship Names (Part II)
    By Colonel Mark Cancian, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: The May Proceedings includes an excellent article by James Young—“We Must Change How We Name Ships”...

  • Bring Back Fleet Battle Problems
    Captain Dale Rielage, U.S. Navy

    By Captain Dale C. Rielage, U.S. Navy      

  • Good Riddance to Rotational Crews
    By Captain John Cordle, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    I have heard it said that the “turning radius” of an idea is around 30 years. At that point, it becomes “new” again, and the...

  • Defense Acquisition Processes Are the Enemy
    By Captain William J. Toti, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Imagine this scenario:

    The Chief Naval Officer (CNO) notifies the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and...

  • Don't Share Intel with the Bear
    Captain Dave Hanson, U.S. Navy (Retired)

     

  • 80-Year-Old Drydocks Don't Cut It
    Lieutenant Sean Getway, U.S. Navy

    Much has changed in the U.S. Navy over the past 100 years, from technology to tactics. Yet one topic has not. The fleet’s support facilities...

  • Reduce U.S. Ground Forces in Korea?
    By Captain Steve F. Kime, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    China’s role in deterring Kim Jong-un from developing a long-range nuclear delivery capability is very important. But...

  • Australian-U.S. Growlers Validate Warfighting Partnership
    Commander Michael Lisa and Lieutenant Bruce Hill, U.S. Navy

  • Defense Acquisition Needs New Blood
    By Lieutenant Colonel Steve Waugh, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    Active-duty professionals cannot fathom why they have had five different cell phones with dramatically increasing capability, yet they still carry...

  • End Piracy in the Gulf of Aden
    Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Steaming off the coast of Somalia on the morning of 13 March 2017, the motor vessel Aris 13 came under attack by two skiffs and was...

  • Make Navy Selection Boards Transparent
    By Lieutenant Commander Collin Fox, U.S. Navy

  • Navy Today - Aircraft Carriers on the Move

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  • The Midway Story Is Incomplete
    By Lieutenant Commander Wolf Melbourne, U.S. Navy
    It was a golden moment for naval intelligence, but it should not be its apex.
    ...
  • Take on the Toxic Leader
    By Captain Greg Stump, U.S. Coast Guard
    Toxic leaders are poisonous, bad, and/or harmful to an organization or group and cannot be allowed to...
  • Trust Autonomous Machines
    By Commander Phillip E. Pournelle,U.S. Navy (Retired)
    The Navy must embrace human-machine teaming to expand the employment of unmanned forces or...
  • Special—Seven Days at Midway
    By Captain John W. Crawford Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The USS Yorktown (CV-5) left Pearl Harbor for Midway on Memorial Day 1942. I had barely managed to get on board the night before. When I graduated...

  • Editor's Page
    By Fred H. Rainbow

    With Millennials (the ultimate consumers of information) coming of age, members of Generation X assuming command positions—military and civilian...

  • CEO Notes
    By Peter H. Daly VADM, USN (Ret.) Life Member and Member since 1978

    Annual Meeting & Member Reception Were Terrific

    At our Annual Meeting held on 11 May in Washington, D.C., we reported the Naval Institute’s key 2016 results:

    • We increased membership for the fifth...

  • Commentary—Remember the Liberty
    By Captain Gene Thomas Gomulka, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Book Reviews

    Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Ocean

    Admiral James Stavridis, U.S. Navy (Retired). Penguin Press, 2017...

  • World Naval Developments—Tomahawks Did Their Job
    By Norman Friedman

  • World's Coast Guards—Norwegian, U.S. Coast Guards Share Strong Bond
    By Jim Dolbow

    The Norwegian Coast Guard shares many similarities with the U.S. Coast Guard. It is a “multimission, military, maritime service...

  • It Is Time for Digital Deckplate Leadership
    By Mass Communications Chief Hendrick Simoes, U.S. Navy
    First Prize—Spring Enlisted Prize Essay Contest (Sponsored with Textron Systems)
    ...
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    By A. Denis Clift

    Admiral Harry D. Train II is part of a Navy family. He is the son of the late Rear Admiral Harold Cecil Train and the father of Rear Admiral...

  • Naval Institute Foundation

    Recent Honorary and Memorial Gifts

    Gifts of support to the Naval Institute have been made in the name of the following:

    In honor of:

    A. Denis Clift, by Keith Hahn

    Jennifer Grove, by Robert Rose, DDS

    LCDR...

  • Outflank China in the South China Sea
    By Lieutenant Brett Wessley, U.S. Navy

    Throughout the history of warfare, the advantage has constantly swung between offense and defense, with new technologies and...

  • Leadership Forum—Embrace the Dark Side of Leadership
    By Captain Rafiel Deon Warfield, U.S. Marine Corps
    Enforcing discipline and order is a hallmark of great leadership and must be put before befriending...
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