Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired), served as the ACOS for Fleet Training at the Naval Mine and Antisubmarine Warfare Command in San Diego. He also served in seven cruisers, commanding three Aegis cruisers: USS Thomas S. Gates (CG-51), Shiloh (CG-67), and Chancellorsville (CG-62).

Articles by Kevin Eyer

Beautiful Blue Plasma Ball Abstract Computer Stock Illustration

‘Scotty, I Need More Power!’

By Adriane Stebbins and Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)
July 2019
Ships will require new electric plants and distribution to power the next generation of weapons and sensors.
USS San Diego (LPD-22) leading the America Amphibious Ready Group off the coast of Southern California.

Up-Gun the Amphibs

By Captain Kevin Eyer, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2019
Distributed lethality may be the only viable path to achieving sea control against a peer competitor in some areas of the world ocean.

What Shall It Profit a Man?

By Commander Kevin S. J. Eyer, U.S. Navy
May 2003
Third Prize—Arleigh Burke Essay ContestNaval officers have a responsibility to care for their people and to carry out the orders of their seniors, but if they perform these functions ...

Driving the Aegis Cruiser

By Commander K. S. J. Eyer, U.S. Navy
December 2002
Having served in five cruisers, I like to imagine that, while not an artist by any means, I have developed a facility for handling these ships. Being a commanding officer ...