The winner of this year’s Naval Institute prize essay contest is a native of New York State. He graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1935, and has served in various grades and in various ships and stations to reach his present rank.

Articles by Russell H. Smith

Basic Principles Underlying Staff Organization

By Commander Russell H. Smith, U. S. Navy
March 1949
I. Introductory Wherever you are—big city, small town, foreign land, it matters not —walk into the nearest library and ask to browse around in the military and naval section. You ...

Notes on Our Naval Future

By Commander Russell H. Smith, U. S. Navy
April 1946
"The Sea is an Endless and Timeless Highway." Introductory Now that a peace is upon us for which we are as yet unprepared, the momentous problem of the disposition ...