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By Captain Bill Hamblet, U.S. Navy (Retired)

I have long been a fan of Proceedings Professional Notes. These tend to be short, tactically focused pieces that impart knowledge readers can apply. Lieutenant Joseph Lillie has written a fascinating tutorial called “Handling the Zumwalt -Class DDG.” In 1994, then-Commander Jim Stavridis wrote “Handling the Arleigh Burkes ” while in command of the USS Barry (DDG-52). Though I was not a surface warfare officer, I enjoyed driving yard patrol craft on the Chesapeake as a midshipman and found Stavridis’s Note very interesting. Lieutenant Lillie’s advice on driving the Zumwalt is an equally good read. 

Bill Hamblet

Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Life Member since 1993

 

 

 
 

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