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Put Marine Corps Officer Competence to the Test

By Colonel Eric Reid, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2019
It is past time for the Marine Corps to make competitive officer-qualifying examinations a prerequisite for both command screening and resident officer professional military education at a war college.
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From the Editor’s Desk

By Captain Bill Hamblet, U.S. Navy (Retired), Editor-in-Chief
November 2019
After 18 years of operating largely as a land force in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria, the Marine Corps is returning its focus to naval integration.
Oblique view of the book Chinese Communist Espionage

CEO Notes

By Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, U.S. Navy (Retired), CEO and Publisher
November 2019
Judged in the blind, Naval Institute essay contests represent the finest thinking about the Sea Services and are a true meritocracy of ideas.
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Success Requires Self-Direction

By Vice Admiral Albert H. Konetzni Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2019
In the ninth of a ten-part leadership series, the author explains how a good sense of self-direction helps leaders focus their teams on the "main thing."

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