CEO Notes

October 2022
For more than a century, the U.S. Navy’s submarine force has provided an asymmetric advantage over the nation’s adversaries.
junior officers working toward their submarine warfare qualification

Tips for Getting Your ‘Fish’

By Lieutenant Andrea Howard, U.S. Navy
October 2022
The best initial course of action for a newly reported junior officer is to find ways to ease the burden on shipmates as quickly as possible.

Good Judgment Must Precede Initiative

By Gunnery Sergeant Joshua Owen, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2022
Enlisted Essay Contest—Second Prize, Sponsored by USAA. Marine Corps doctrine is more than something to read. It is a philosophy that separates the Marine Corps from other branches of service.
Space Shuttle Atlantis

A Submariner in Space

By Captain Michael McCulley, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2022
An enlisted submariner turned naval aviator turned astronaut recalls his time below the seas as he flies miles above.
Exercise Tarpon Springs was created by helicopter rescue swimmers and med-techs

Own What You Control

By Master Chief Todd Coulard, U.S. Navy
October 2022
Leaders at all levels across warfighting domains need to focus on owning what they control instead of controlling what they own.
Book Cover

Book Reviews

October 2022
Experts review The Twilight Struggle, Always Faithful, No Greater Duty, and other new and noteworthy books.

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