John T. Kuehn, PhD, is a retired naval aviator. He teaches military history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and is also the author of Agents of Innovation: The General Board and the Design of the Fleet That Defeated the Japanese Navy.<

Articles by John Kuehn

Navy Too Busy to Learn?

Commander John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy (Retired)
December 2017
The Navy’s officer corps crisis reflects something bigger. The U.S. Navy is in violation of the law as regards Joint Professional Military Education (JPME). It is not in marginal or ...
U.S. Navy (Chris Cavagnaro)

What Navy Holiday?

By Commander John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2014
When I read James Holmes’ provocative piece “Yes, the U.S. Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday” (The Diplomat, 16 January 2014), I instinctively assumed he was talking about ...
Navy Art Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command

Triumph of Civil War 'Jointness'

By Commander Michael A. Reed, U.S. Navy, with Commander John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2013
Fort Fisher was one of the Confederacy’s last bastions, until the Union Army and Navy harnessed the power of combined operations.
U.S. Navy (Jason R. Zalasky)

Nobody Asked Me, But...We Look Stupid

By Commander John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy (Retired)
January 2009
In a 20 November 2008 editorial titled "Piracy Problem," the Los Angeles Times noted: "The U.S. Navy said shipping companies should do more to protect their vessels, and the ship ...

What Took So Long?

By Commander John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2007
"States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world." -George W. Bush, 29 January 2002. Recently the Bush administration ...

Books by John Kuehn