Sam J. Tangredi is the Director of San Diego Operations for the planning-consulting firm Strategic Insight and lives in Coronado, CA. He is the author or editor of three books and numerous articles and recipient of the U.S. Naval Institute’s Arleigh Burke Prize and the U.S. Navy League’s Alfred Thayer Mahan Award.

Articles by Sam Tangredi

Rebalancing the Fleet Round 2

By Captain Sam J. Tangredi, USN
May 2003
Second Prize—Arleigh Burke Essay Contest "A country can, or will, pay only so much for its war fleet…Will you have a few very big ships, or more numerous medium ships? ...

Beyond the Sea and Jointness

By Captain Sam J. Tangredi, U.S. Navy
September 2001
Second Honorable Mention Colin L. Powell Jointwarfighting Essay Contest In today's world, there are no navies. This might seem an overdramatic statement. There is, in fact, a navy. The U.S. ...

Regaining the Trust

By Captain Sam J. Tangredi, U.S. Navy
May 2001
Second Honorable Mention, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest Officers and sailors throughout the fleet have the impression that their senior leadership no longer has the best interests of sailors, the Navy, ...

A Ship for All Reason

By Commander Sam Tangredi, USN
September 1999
Second Honorable Mention, Colin L. Powell Joint Warfighting Essay Contest A joint littoral supremacy ship—with a well deck, flight deck, and vertical launch tubes—that brings together the gators and the ...

Books by Sam Tangredi