Every week, the Proceedings Podcast covers a wide range of topics and brings the pages of Proceedings and Naval History to life.
Join the Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings, Bill Hamblet, and Editor-in-Chief of Naval History, Eric Mills, as they host a variety of Proceedings and Naval History authors and naval leaders “in the know” to discuss issues facing the Sea Services and explore the latest trending topics and stories from USNI News.
Whether you're a history major at the U.S. Naval Academy, or you just want to broaden your knowledge base, the best Naval History editions sponsored by the William M. Wood foundation are great for anyone looking to add naval history to their media diet. Join Naval History Editor-in-Chief Eric Mills as he dives into Naval History articles, offers first-person accounts, and discuss well known and not so well known events in naval history to help inform opinions by understanding naval historical context.
Episode 10 - Mishap in the WestPac
05 December 2017
In this episode Bill calls into Beach Hall from Newport, RI to chat with Ward about the findings from the C-2 mishap in WestPac, the U.S. Naval Institute Defense Forum Washington, transgender troops, and more.
Episode 9 - Risqué Skywriting and the Future of SWO Training
28 November 2017
Bill and Ward discuss the fallout from the Growler sky writing incident over Washington state, and the future of SWO training. Call-in guest is Commander Tom Ullmer, U.S. Navy, the current Naval Institute fellow and former Gator ship CO.
Episode 8 - Train Them Like Marines
14 November 2017
Bill Hamblet and Ward Carroll talk to Sergeant Major Mike Burke, U.S. Marine Corps, about his article titled "Train Them Like Marines" in the November issue of Proceedings.
Episode 7 - Fat Leonard
07 November 2017
USNI News editor Sam LaGrone joins Bill Hamblet and Ward Carroll in the studio to talk about current events including the latest surrounding the budget and "Fat Leonard" scandal.
Episode 6 - LT Jarrod Suess, USN
31 October 2017
Ward Carroll and Bill Hamblet analyze the U.S. Navy's report on the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions at sea, review some features from the November issue of Proceedings, and chat with SEAL Lieutenant Jarrod Suess, U.S. Navy, about the books he carried into combat.
Episode 5 - Take a Knee for Social Justice
23 October 2017
n this episode, along with other current events, Ward Carroll and Bill Hamblet explain that U.S. Naval Institute is NOT a political forum while discussing a Proceedings Today article titled, "Take a Knee for Social Justice."
Episode 4 - Talking the History of USNI and a Deep Dive on China
16 October 2017
In this episode, Ward and Bill put a finer point on the amazing history of the U.S. Naval Institute and go deep on China.
Episode 3 - Too Many SWOs per Ship
09 October 2017
In episode 3 of the Proceedings Podcast, Bill and Ward invite their first guest into the studio: Lieutenant Brendan Cordial, U.S. Navy, a surface warfare officer who wrote an article in the March issue titled, "Too Many SWOs Per Ship." Lieutenant Cordial offers some ideas on improvements for the fleet.
Episode 2 - "Fat Leonard," T-45 OBOGS, and More
03 October 2017
Bill and Ward chat about the latest around the "Fat Leonard" scandal and the T-45 OBOGS problem. Bill also digs deep into how the U.S. Navy should deal with China.
Episode 1 - The Beginning
27 September 2017
In the first episode of the Proceedings Podcast, Ward Carroll and Bill Hamblet discuss the most recent "Fat Leonard" news as well as the latest news on the collisions at sea and the T-45 oxygen system problems. The team also highlights feature articles from the October issue of Proceedings — the Submarine issue.