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Mar 5 2010

Flightdeck Friday: Desperate Times ? Desperate Measures?

USNI Blog - Fri, 2010-03-05 00:00
In 1940 Britain was in a desperate fight for survival. Isolated from the Continent, Britain was relying on a lifeline extended from the States via merchant convoys. Plying the North Atlantic, out of range of land-based air cover, the convoys were subject
Mar 5 2010

Back in the USSR! You Don?t Know How Lucky We Were!

USNI Blog - Fri, 2010-03-05 00:00
The story today from Reuters should give all Europe, especially the Eastern side, pause for reflection regarding Russia.? On this, the 57th anniversary of the brutal Communist dictator’s death, we are seeing resurgence in Russian pride and desire
Mar 3 2010

From Our Archive: Past and Present?Marines in the Pacific

USNI Blog - Wed, 2010-03-03 00:00
National Reading Week. What books on the Sea Services would you recommend? Give us your ideas and we’ll put up a fan’s recommended reading list. We’re?taking your?recommendations on our Facebook page, so comment there or here. We’ll
Mar 2 2010

Where are the Alumni?

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-03-02 00:00
Over the last year with the distressing series of problems continuing to come out of the United States Naval Academy on race-based admissions standards, special considerations for D1 enabling athlete-students, and an honor system under stress –
Mar 2 2010

If not part of the DoD, why is the Coast Guard called a Military Service?

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-03-02 00:00
Simply put: ease and simplicity. One of the most common questions asked when someone finds out that the USCG isn’t part of DoD is: “If the Coast Guard isn’t part of the Department of Defense then why are we/they considered a branch of


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