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    By Captain Wayne P. Hughes, Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The Navy needs small, lethal, fast, green-water ships and submarines to take the fight to the enemy in the littorals....

  • There's a Case for Diesels
    By Ensigns Michael Walker and Austin Krusz, U.S. Navy

    This is the winner in the 2018 Capstone Essay Contest, Submarine Division

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

    We had a terrific Annual Meeting on 3 May. Attendance was up, and the vibe was excellent. It was an honor to have Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson as our keynote speaker, and we congratulate all our award winners, whose acceptance...

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    By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Is ballistic missile defense a Navy mission? If so, the Navy needs to get serious about “really...

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    By Lieutenant Daniel Stefanus, U.S. Navy

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    by Commander Colin Supko, U.S. Navy Reserve

  • Commentary: It Is All About Relationships
    By Lieutenant Lincoln Schneider, U.S. Navy

    Petty Officer Lee was 21 and a month from getting out. He is buried in Arlington now. I knew him from saying...

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    Photo of the Week: 22 June

    This week's photo shows Navy Damage Controlman 3rd Class Chris McNeil from the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) as...

  • It's Not Just the Forward Deployed
    By Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

    The Aegis-guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald in 2017.

  • Focus on Offensive Cyberspace Operations
    By Captain Jesse A. Thompson, U.S. Marine Corps

  • Accept Our Transgender Brothers and Sisters
    By Seaman Hailey Haught, U.S. Navy

    The Navy can provide training to help sailors understand what it means when a person is transgender. U.S...

  • Now Hear This: The Sea Services Must Engage the Public
    By Commander Justin Harts, U.S. Navy

    The Sea Services need to connect with the American people, to create a public push for adequate funding. In 1916, 13-year old Marjorie Sterrett'...

  • Professionalize Surface Maintenance Managers
    By Captain John Cordle, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • DARE 2018: Confront Reality
    By Steve Cohen

    DARE 2018 brought together 60 forward-thinking uniformed personell and civilians to address two issues presented by Marine Corps Commandant General...

  • Behind Enemy Lines: A Marine in East Germany
    Colonel Richard Camp, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    Then-Major Michael Ennis (left) was part of the U.S. Military Liaison Mission in East Germany following WWII. "Our job was to collect...

  • The submarine force is not immune to incidents and collisions.
    The Submarine Force Has Issues, Too
    By Andrew Kerr

    The nuclear attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN-765) operates under its own power on 14 October 2012, the day after...

  • Mariners or Machines: Who's At the Helm?
    By Dr. Kimberly Culley and Captain Chris Harkins, U.S. Navy

  • Receive the Gifts of Leadership
    By Major Margaret M. Seymour, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

    There are three gifts that every leader can receive: meaning, a legacy, and betterment of self.

  • Photo of the Week: 15 June

    This week's photo shows members of the Australian Defence Force off the eastern coast of Australia in Exercise Sea Series 18.  U....

  • Book Reviews

    Bring Out the Dog: Stories

    Will Mackin. New York: Random House, 2018. 173 pp. $27.

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  • Deal with China from a Position of Strength
    By Admiral Richard Macke, U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Taiwan Will Build Subs with U.S. Help
    By Norman Friedman

    Taiwan currently has four submarines, two diesel-electric subs purchased from the Dutch, including the Sea Tiger shown here (foreground) and two...

  • Photo of the Week: 8 June

    A U.S. Marine AV-8B Harrier pilot readies for a flight from the USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7), currently deployed to the Fifth Fleet AOR....

  • Keep the Best Junior Aviators with the Retention Bonus
    By Lieutenant Commander J. M. Charapich and Lieutenant R. A. DePaolis II, U.S. Navy

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  • Unmanned Surface Vessels Can Conduct Research and Tactical Missions
    By Edward J. Walsh

    Both the Navy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are experimenting with unmanned surface vehicles, like this C-Worker 5, to...

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    We all have regrets. Fortunately for the Naval Institute, mine has remained with me for many years. I say this because, were it not the case, I might not be supporting the Institute through charitable giving.

  • Singapore Summit: U.S. Must Avoid the Trap
    By Captain Adam M. Aycock, U.S. Navy

    China and North Korea are both playing a long-term strategy game, similar to the ancient board game "Weiqi." The...

  • Trade U.S. Presence for North Korean Nukes
    By Captain David Allan Adams, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The 27 April 2018 summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-In helped pave the way to a U.S.-...

  • Improve RIMPAC
    By Evelyn Boettcher

    The 2016 RimPac Exercise. Photo: U.S. Navy

  • The Manned-Unmanned Team Is the Future
    By Ensign Brendan O’Donoghue, U.S. Navy

    This is the Capstone Essay Contest winner in the Aviation Category

  • Professional Reading Builds Better Leaders
    By Second Lieutenant Karl Flynn, U.S. Marine Corps

    This is the Capstone Essay Contest winner in the Marine Corps category

  • Train Resilient Sailors
    By Ensign Anne Fisher, U.S. Navy

  • Would Nimitz Win a Midway Today?
    By Captain James McGrath, U.S. Navy

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  • The Corps Must Do More with Unmanned Aerial Systems
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  • Put the Guns in a Box
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    The Navy’s capability to deliver long-range, accurate, naval surface fire support (NSFS) for Marines or conventional naval operations is inadequate. The millions of dollars the Navy has invested in missiles and guided projectiles has not...

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    An unmanned surface vehicle (such as the Sea Hunter shown here) - combined with sensors towed aloft - provided a significant first-to-shoot...


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