SEC Braithwaite served as the 77th Secretary of the Navy from 2020 to 2021, the first admiral to become a confirmed Navy Secretary. A former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, he began his career as a naval aviator.

Articles by Kenneth Braithwaite

Mr. Robbins, a former naval officer, is the author of the political thriller The Accomplice (St. Martin’s, 2012) and coauthor of three nonfiction books with U.S. Senators, including The U.S. Senate (St. Martin’s, 2013) with former Majority Leader Tom Daschle.

Honda Point Remembered

By Former Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite and Charles Robbins
October 2023
One night. Seven destroyers wrecked. An unprecedented peacetime loss for the Navy: a look back at the Honda Point disaster from a century hence.