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  • Let Our Sailors Sleep
    By Machinist Mate Nuclear Senior Chief Jay Holley, U.S. Navy

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    Find Proceedings Today in the list of articles on the Proceedings Main Pages or find a list of recent...

  • Nobody Asked Me, But... Where are the Cyber Warriors?
    By Captain William J. Toti, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Imagine the year is 1939, and U.S. leaders know they may soon be embroiled in global conflict. President Franklin D. Roosevelt calls...

  • Inviting China to RIMPAC Is Appeasement
    Captain Jim Fanell, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The late June 2017 confirmation from the Pentagon that the People's Republic of China (PRC) has been invited to participate in the 2018...

  • Skirting the Issue
    By Lieutenant Nicole Scherer, U.S. Navy

  • Now Hear This—The Navy Has a Gender Dilemma
    By Jim Purvis

    A piece of history slipped by in the night a little while ago. To quote USNI News:

    “Last night, two of our forward-deployed ships, the USS Porter (DDG-78) and the USS Ross (DDG-71), conducted strikes...

  • Rethink Mine Countermeasures
    By Dr. Scott Savitz

    Winner of the 2017 Mine Warfare Essay Contest

    Sponsored by the Mine Warfare Association

  • Portrait Perfectionist
    By A. Denis Clift

    Portrait artist Albert K. Murray was commissioned as a lieutenant early in World War II and would serve on active duty as a combat artist—doing watercolors under live fire in the south of France. When the war ended, before returning to...

  • Drone Wars Are Coming
    By Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Stiles, U.S. Marine Corps

    The United States must overcome the bureaucratic and technical barriers so it has the superior drones needed to prevail in future...

  • Sharing the Sacrifice Can Close the Gap
    By Captain Alec Fraser, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    With fewer Americans serving in or informed about the armed services, civilians and the military are...
  • Fight Information Overload
    By Commander J. Lee Bennett, U.S. Navy

    Success does not depend on a single event, just as a catastrophe does not depend on a single failure.1...

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    Peter H. Daly VADM, USN (Ret.)

    Life Member and Member since 1978Annual 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...

  • From the Deckplates—Small Unit Leaders Are Our Backbone
    By Hospital Corpsman Third Class Ryan Zieno, U.S. Navy

  • China's Cyber-Economic Warfare Threatens U.S.
    By Lieutenant Commander Robert "Jake" Bebber, U.S. Navy
    “The world is witnessing a new kind of war, fought not with bullets but with banknotes and...
  • Will the Columbia SSBN Break the Bank?
    By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Now Hear This—Fight Across the Crime-War Continuum
    By Lieutenant Commander Kevin Duffy, U.S. Coast Guard

  • Comment and Discussion

    Base Gold Stripes on Service, Not Conduct

    (See J. Privler, p. 14, June 2017 Proceedings)

    Chief Privler’s glass-half-empty perspective is disturbing. While the author condemns red service stripes and the rating badge as...

  • CNO White Paper: "The Future Navy"

    One Cheer Only

    By Peter Dombrowski

    Navalists should be pleased that Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral John...

  • Go Pills for Black Shoes?
    By Commander Javier Gonzalez, U.S. Navy

    Allowing the use of Modafinil would make our surface warfighters more resistant to fatigue and more effective...

  • On Hyperwar
    By General John R. Allen, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), and Amir Husain

    It is more than a revolution in military affairs; it is a revolution in human affairs.

  • Special—DARE to Fail
    By Steve Cohen

    Be careful what you wish for. That old adage might be gnawing at the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Admiral John Richardson engaged with...

  • Professional Notes—Cross-Cultural Competency Education at the U.S. Naval Academy
    By Colonel Maria J. Pallotta, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

    Years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan taught the U.S. military the importance of cross-cultural competence (3C). Current and future hybrid conflicts...

  • Professional Notes—Deception Operations in Full Spectrum ASW
    By Lieutenant Michael Glynn, U.S. Navy

    For the majority of the Cold War, the U.S. Navy was able to best the Soviet submarine fleet with a combination of operational intelligence,...

  • World Naval Developments —China's Second Aircraft Carrier
    By Norman Friedman

  • Professional Notes—Get Used to EMCON
    By Lieutenant (junior grade) Zachary Hoyt, U.S. Navy

    The U.S Navy is the most advanced in the world today, but our weaknesses in the electromagnetic spectrum bear considering. While it is...

  • Leadership Forum—Reformers, Thinkers, and Warriors Needed
    By Major Hassan M. Kamara, U.S. Army

    Current global trends point to a highly complex future security environment characterized by budget-induced modernization challenges, persistent conflicts exacerbated by climate change, and revisionism and breaches of international norms by...

  • Book Reviews

    Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

    Thomas E. Ricks. New York, NY: Penguin Press, 2017. 352 pp. Photos. Notes. Index. $28.

  • World's Coast Guards—Indian Coast Guard Is Expanding
    By Jim Dolbow

    The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is a unique instrument of national security, just like the U.S. Coast Guard. Given India’s 4,349-...

  • The Arctic Ocean-Hot Times In A Cold Place
    By Don Walsh

    Climate change is warming the Arctic twice as fast as the rest of our planet. As a result, the Arctic Ocean’s highly reflective sea ice...

  • Combat Fleets
    By Eric Wertheim

  • Lest We Forget—Wouk's Gift to the Navy
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)


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