Rear Adm. Terry McKnight, USN (Ret.) is a 31-year veteran of the U.S. Navy who, as a surface warfare officer, rose to command the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious assault ship carrying nearly 3,000 sailors and Marines. He was selected to serve as the first commander of Combined Task Force 151, a multi-national unit formed to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

Articles by Terence McKnight

The USCGC Bertholf (WMSL-750) basks in a sunset glow in the Yellow Sea while deployed to the 7th Fleet area of responsibility in 2019.

Growing Missions, Shrinking Fleet

By Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2020
The Coast Guard national security cutter program is critical to U.S. security and the defense industrial base. The nation must find a way to fund the 12th cutter.
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The New 'Coalition of the Willing'

By Rear Admiral Terence McKnight, U.S. Navy (Retired) with Commander Peter Koebler, U.S. Navy, and Lieutenant Commander John Fage, U.S. Navy
October 2011
A healthy international effort to combat piracy not only helps stabilize global relations, it bolsters U.S. security.

Books by Terence McKnight