150th Annual Meeting

CEO Notes

June 2023
On 9 October, we will celebrate our 150th anniversary in style at the Jack C. Taylor Conference Center!
 Chicago Bulls

AI Is a Team Sport

By Major Julia Weber, U.S. Marine Corps
June 2023
If the Department of the Navy wants to produce and employ winning artificial intelligence tools, it needs to build teams of AI experts and enable them to train together.

Run Silent, Not Deep

By Lieutenant Commander Greg Porter, U.S. Navy
June 2023
Information Warfare Essay Contest—Third Prize, Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton. Surface warfare should take a cue from submarines’ “restricted” comms.
SEALs from Naval Special Warfare Logistics Support Unit 1

Fleet Tactics & Special Warfare

By Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Walls Jr., U.S. Navy
June 2023
Naval Postgraduate School Essay Contest—First Prize, Sponsored by NPS Foundation and the Naval Institute. Naval Special Warfare has much to contribute to the fight at sea.
Area 52

The Navy Needs an ‘Area 52’

By Captain Jerry Hendrix, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2023
To develop the decisive capabilities of unmanned and autonomous systems, and keep those systems and concepts of operations secret, the Navy should look to Lake Michigan.

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