150th Annual Meeting
Join us on Wednesday, 10 May, for the Naval Institute’s 150th Annual Meeting at the Jack C. Taylor Conference Center! The meeting will begin at 4:00 pm with welcome remarks from Board Chair, the Honorable Robert Work. Vice Admiral Pete Daly, U.S. Navy (Retired), CEO and Publisher, will provide an update on the state of the Institute and announce election results for the Board of Directors and Editorial Board.
An awards presentation will recognize authors of the year and essay contest award winners. As we are commemorating our 150th year, award-winning naval historian and author Craig L. Symonds, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, U.S. Naval Academy, will highlight pivotal moments in Sea Service history and the Institute’s role in tackling the big issues, specifically here in the pages of Proceedings. The meeting will conclude with a special discussion by a panel of active-duty officers to share how the Naval Institute has inspired them, its impact on their military careers, and their views on the importance of the open forum and writing over time. A reception will follow on the Rooftop Terrace and the Vice Admiral William D. Houser Battle of Midway Terrace.
To register for the annual meeting (in person or virtually), go to www.usni.org/events/2023-us-naval-institute-annual-meeting.
Naval Institute Press
China’s New Navy: The Evolution of PLAN from the People’s Revolution to a 21st Century Cold War
by Xiaobing Li
“Xiaobing Li delivers a groundbreaking account of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), as well as the development of the PLAN Air Force, PLAN actions in the Vietnam War, and PLAN’s role in the 1970s South China Sea conflicts. This important and timely work covers the PLA Navy from its organizational development and operational perspectives during the Cold War up through its rapid transformation into the largest naval force in the early 21st century.”
—Captain Bernard D. Cole, U.S. Navy (Retired), author of China’s Quest for Great Power: Ships, Oil, and Diplomacy
To order your copy, go to www.usni.org/press/books/chinas-new-navy.
Proceedings Podcast: Tune In Via Your Channel Of Choice
The Proceedings Podcast started as an audio-only show in 2017, but in 2022 it expanded to video and is now available on the Naval Institute’s YouTube channel. If you’d like to see or hear interviews with Proceedings, Naval History, and Naval Institute Press authors and Sea Service newsmakers, check it out on YouTube at www.youtube.com/@USNavalInstitute or on audio at www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/the-proceedings-podcast or wherever you get your favorite podcasts. More than 330 episodes and counting!