Proceedings Magazine - May 2018 144/5/1,383

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    By Lieutenant Ryan "PC" Agte, U.S. Navy

    Today’s military strength can be characterized by the ability to project and demonstrate power across great distances. In the past, this was...

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    In 2008, the U.S. Naval Institute published the Proceedings article “Read, Think, Write, and Publish,” by Admiral James...

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    Editor’s Note: The following response from the Chilean Chief of Naval Operations was not received in time for...

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    Vice Admiral Peter H Daly, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

    As the Annual Meeting approaches, it is time to recognize people who have given their time and service to the Naval Institute.

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    By Commander Guy M. Snodgrass, U.S. Navy

    An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the Grim Reapers of VFA-101 launches from the flight deck of the USS...

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    The assumption that U.S. allies in the Pacific would join the United States in a kinetic conflict with China must be...
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    BY Captain Andrew C. A. Jampoler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    Operational and moral lapses dogged the service as global threats grew.

    For the U.S. Navy, 2017 was a...

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    By Captain David Ramassini, U.S. Coast Guard
    In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt deployed the Great White Fleet on a 14-month circumnavigation of the globe...
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    The Navy needs honest self-reckoning to address real professional problems and must embrace deep innovation....
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    By Norman Friedman

    The U.S. Navy declared its first laser weapon operational on board the USS Ponce (AFSB[I]-15),...

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    By Anne-Marie Drew

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    By Shashi Kumar

    World shipping finally may be emerging from a decade-long melancholy. Despite lingering losses in individual major markets, there have been...

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    By Joe DiRenzo and David Boyd

    To outside observers, 2017 looked like “The Year of the Hurricane” for the U.S. Coast Guard. With three megastorms—Harvey, Irma, and...

  • Write for the Profession and for Yourself
    By Rear Admiral Thomas Q. Donaldson, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Those who counsel the development of writing skills with the goal of publishing articles for the good of the naval profession certainly are correct....

  • U.S. Marine Corps in Review
    By Lieutenant Colonel James W. Hammond III, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    “In the past, we successfully conducted maneuver warfare employing combined arms from the air, land, and sea. Now,...

  • Want Toughness? Look to Farragut
    By Captain William R. Daly, U.S. Navy

    Toughness—pinpointed as a core attribute by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson in “A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority”—is central to the U.S. Navy’s professional identity. The Navy’s...

  • The U.S Navy in Review
    By Robert D. Holzer and Scott C. Truver

    We must do better

    On 1 November 2017, the Navy released the report detailing the tragic events and actions that led to the collisions of...

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    By Lieutenant Commander Rachael Gosnell, U.S. Navy

    The Chinese polar research icebreaker Xue Long (Snow Dragon).

  • Get Off My Back, Sir! v. 2.0
    By Commander A. J. Kruppa, U.S. Navy

    An article in Proceedings describes mountainous regulations, directives, and policies being piled onto ships’ leadership, all aimed at providing detailed guidance to commanding officers (COs) on how to conduct every aspect of each mission...

  • U.S. Battle Force Changes 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
    Compiled by Jim Dolbow

    The expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1) deployed to Central and South America in January 2017 to support...

  • Autonomous Flight System Changes the Game
    By Colonel William Siuru, U.S. Air Force (Retired)

  • What’s Next for Third Fleet Forward?
    By Lieutenant Benjamin B. Foster, U.S. Navy

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    By Petty Officer Second Class Valerie Orozco
    “La educación es muy importante mija. Tienes...
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    By Eric Wertheim

  • The Southern Ocean: Where the Land Ends
    By Don Walsh

    The Southern Ocean is the fourth largest of the five world oceans, yet it is the one that the fewest mariners will ever sail through. Circling the Antarctic continent, its current forms a virtual moat isolating and keeping Antarctica frozen.

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