Portrait of Commander Brooke Millard, U.S. Coast Guard

Commander Brooke Millard, U.S. Coast Guard, is the U.S. Coast Guard in-residence fellow at the U.S. Naval Institute. Previously she was the executive officer on board the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) in New London, Connecticut.

Articles by Brooke Millard

DARE participants are broken into groups and asked to brainstorm potential answers to two challenge questions posed by one of the Sea Service chiefs.

DARE 2020: Gather, Think, Innovate

By Commander Brooke Millard, U.S. Coast Guard, and Lieutenant Commander Eric Zilberman, U.S. Navy
September 2020
A recap of the Naval Institute's annual DARE Innovation Workshop, held concurrently with the WEST conference in San Diego.
“To me, the most valuable experience of my fellowship was reading, thinking, and writing. I recognized through this endeavor that our service’s challenges are not always new; history is cyclical, and we can apply past strategies to help achieve present objectives. But to do that, we must read and learn.”

My Year as a U.S. Naval Institute Fellow

By Commander Brooke Millard, U.S. Coast Guard
August 2020
The Coast Guard's first U.S. Naval Institute Fellow describes her year, including a new reading habit and the joy of diving into more than 140 years of archive material.
Aviation ordnancemen on the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) inspect Mk 62 Quickstrike mines. On the right, a Quickstrike–ER (extended range) mine deploys its wings as it drops from an Air Force B-52H bomber.

Damn! Torpedoes!

By Scott Truver, Brian O’Rourke, and Commander Brooke Millard, USCG
May 2020
The Navy is starting to pay attention to offensive mine warfare again.