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CEO Notes

November 2021
Reviewing the highlights of the Jack C. Taylor Conference Center Grand Opening and looking forward to upcoming events.
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M. Gilday

The Rhetoric War

By Senior Chief Petty Officer Hendrick Simoes, U.S. Navy
November 2021
The same political divisions that affect Main Street affect the deckplates. Left to fester, the rhetoric can solidify into extremist attitudes and damage the Navy’s cohesion.
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By First Lieutenant James Winnefeld, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2021
The Marine Corps must carefully integrate its new weapon system to maximize its potential.

Marines Are Here to Stay

November 2021
The Marine Corps is America’s national force in readiness. Readiness, more even than quality, is the attribute Americans have come to expect of their Marine Corps.

Tanks, But No Tanks

By Lieutenant Commander Larry Parker, U.S. Navy (Retired)   
November 2021
The Marine Corps has decided to divest itself of heavy armor. Battlefield experience suggests it could regret this decision.
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Need Fuel? Marines Should Make Moonshine Hydrogen

By Captain Walker Mills, U.S. Marine Corps, and Erik Limpaecher
November 2021
The 2021 Emerging and Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest—Third Prize, sponsored by MITRE. Having Marine Corps units produce hydrogen fuel on the battlefield could revolutionize logistics and provide clear tactical benefits.

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