150th Anniversary

CEO Notes

September 2023
Not many CEOs have the privilege and opportunity to serve in their “perfect” job of choice and celebrate a 150th anniversary!
A U.S. Marine with 2nd Marine Logistics Group programs an AN/PRC-117F radio at Battle Skills Training School on Cape Lejeune, North Carolina.

Naval Comms

By A. Denis Clift
September 2023
Highlighting 150 years of flag bags, satellites, and naval communications in the pages of Proceedings.
On this map, 200–nautical mile exclusive economic zones are shown in light blue, and the high seas, which will be covered by the new treaty, are in dark blue.

High Seas Treaty on Marine Biological Diversity

By Captain Lawson W. Brigham, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
September 2023
The new treaty is underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which defines coastal state jurisdiction and establishes the international high seas.

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