Proceedings Editor-in-Chief Bill Hamblet standing at a podium

Editor's Page

By Captain Bill Hamblet, U.S. Navy (Retired), Editor-in-Chief
March 2019
Proceedings Editor-in-Chief sums up the March issue.
March 1994 Proceedings Cover

Where We Were

By A. Denis Clift
March 2019
The "Present Vital Need of a Navy Personnel Policy" in 1919, a photo tour of "The Basic School, Quantico," in 1969, and gatekeeping the Persian Gulf in 1994.
Port bow view of INS Delhi underway at sea.

CEO Notes

By Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, U.S. Navy (Retired), CEO and Publisher
March 2019
For the past three years, we have put a growing emphasis on reaching and engaging a bigger international audience, and that emphasis has paid off.
a Navy corpsman is presented with her Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist pin during a ceremony

What’s a Warfare Pin Worth?

By Petty Officer Second Class Ryan Zieno, U.S. Navy
March 2019
Qualifications are intended to make junior sailors better warfighters, and earning an FMF or other warfare pin should be a source of pride. Qualifications represent a community spirit, and Navy ...
Port bow view of the Mexican three-masted barque Cuauhtemoc under sail
Aerial starboard bow view of the French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle

Plug and Fight: A French Air Wing on a U.S. Carrier

By Commander Christophe Charpentier, French Navy
March 2019
A French carrier squadron trained with a U.S. carrier strike group while their aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, underwent a midlife upgrade. The improved interoperability that resulted will benefit ...
Image of a future war with future armored personnel carriers

After-Action Review: Automated Valor

Lieutenant Colonel ML Cavanaugh, U.S. Army. Illustrated by Alex Jay Brady
March 2019
August Cole's story from the May 2018 Proceedings showed what war might look like 20 years in the future. A U.S. Army officer wrote an after action review to consider ...
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Elizabeth river from its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk to Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

Refuel the Truman—It’s the Law!

By Captain Talbot Manvel, U.S. Navy (Retired)
March 2019
If the Department of Defense reprograms funds from the Truman's refueling, it will be breaking the law that requires at least 11 operational aircraft carriers.
Venezuelan Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino pictured after the arrival of two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic long-range heavy supersonic bomber aircrafts at Maiquetia International Airport

The Russians Are Coming

By Norman Polmar
March 2019
With apologies to the cast and producers of the iconic 1966 film The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, the Russians are not coming: they already are back. ...
U.S. Marines make final Preparations to their Sea Dragon 2025 weapon systems and gear during a live-fire range at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 12, 2017
Starboard bow view of the USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) on sea trials.

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
March 2019
The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001), the Portuguese Navy's new offshore patrol vessel NRP Setúbal (P363), and the Croatian Navy received the Inshore Patrol Boat Omiš (OOB-31).
Starboard bow view of submarine USS H-3 on a wooden cradle after being beached.

From Our Archive

March 2019
After the submarine USS H-3 went aground off Humboldt Bar, California, in December 1916, the Navy awarded Mercer-Fraser Co. an $18,000 contract to dislodge her.

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