A graduate of Rice University in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in history, Lieutenant Charles Lavelle Parnell, U. S. Navy, attended Officer Candidate School at Newport, R. I. He served in the USS Shangri La (CVA-38) and, from 1961 to 1963, in the USS Constellation (CVA-64). He then served for two years in the USS Fremont (LPA-44). From 1966 to 1969, he was assigned to the staff of the Commander in Chief, Atlantic. From 1969 to the present, he is serving as Operations Officer of the USS Montrose (LPA-212).

Articles by Charles Lavelle Parnell

"Sever" and the Baltic Bottleneck

By Lieutenant Charles Lavelle Parnell, U. S. Navy
August 1969
There are those who view the first major naval exercise of the Warsaw Pact nations, held in July 1968, as a rehearsal for a Soviet seizure of the Western-held Baltic ...
Marines in Vietnam and Korea

Victory in Limited War

By Lieutenant Charles L. Parnell, U. S. Navy
June 1969
We must not continue to allow the Communist world to assume that if they win, they win all; while if they lose, they really lose nothing, and can try again ...