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A U.S. Navy LHD reflected in the signal lamp of the USS Ponce.

Li-Fi Could Light Up the Dark Battlefield

By Lieutenant (junior grade) Philip Lowry III, U.S. Navy, and Second Lieutenant Matt Suarez, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2019
"Li-Fi" networks use high frequency blinking to communicate at extremely high speed with better protection than WiFi.
Proceedings Title Page October 1879

Naval Education in 1879

By Commander Benjamin Armstrong, U.S. Navy
November 2019
The issues the Navy faced in the 1870s regarding officer education are remarkably similar to what the Department of the Navy's new Chief Learning Officer faces today.
War College 2017

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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