US Naval Institute Proceedings - November 1992
Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 118/11/1,077, November 1992. GGA Image ID # 1d038b7dc3
On the Front Cover
The Navy air cushion landing craft racing toward shore with Marine light assault vehicles represents well the spirit of the Navy-Marine Corps White Paper . . From the Sea" (pp. 93-96) and the other special sections in this issue. (Cover photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Recruiting Command.)
The November 1992 issue articles include Building Blocks of Naval Power, Keeping the Coast Clear, Let's Abolish the Corps, The Marine Corps' Computer Problem, 50 Years Ago — Fork to Victory, ComAirSols: A Real Joint Command, and more.
Table of Contents
- Something Old for Something New
By General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., USMC
Navy expeditionary forces are our best bet for the austere years ahead. So what else is new?
- Still Go-ing ... Amphibious Warfare
By Lieutenant General Bernard E. Trat nor, USMC (Ret.)
In fact, it's the reenergized key to our naval future.
- Interview: The Path Ahead for 'Gators and Marines
With Rear Admiral J. B. LaPlante, USN
The Gulf War's top 'Gator points the way toward a
- Building Blocks of Naval Power
By Admiral Frank B. Kelso II, USN
From the CNO, a top-down look at an oft-neglected foundation stone.
- Keeping the Coast Clear
By Douglas Ramsdell
Too hard? Tell that to the Reserves!
- Still Misunderstood
By Lieutenant Commander Joseph B. Thomas, USNR
Okay, one last time: this is inshore undersea warfare . . .
Marine Corps Contest Prizewinners
- Let's Abolish the Corps
By Major Harries-Clichy Peterson, Jr., ÜSMC
Two Generals Krulak can't be wrong . . .
- The Marine Corps' Computer Problem
By Captain Sean Coughlin, USMCR
On the operational edge, things are looking grim.
- Maneuver Warfare—From Theory to Practice
By Commander Terry C. Pierce, USN
It doesn't start—or stop—at the high-water mark.
- Two Wrongs Don't Make It Right
By John Luddy
Women in combat & sexual harassment.
- Make the Word Become the Vision
By Captains Peter M. Swartz and John L Byron, USN
—and a rallying point for the naval services.
- 50 Years Ago — Fork to Victory
By Jack Sweetman
As Churchill might have said: It was the beginning of the end of the beginning.
- An Unhandsome Quitting
By General Merrill B. Twining, USMC (Ret.)
For the abandoned Marines—a second day that would live in infamy.
- ComAirSols: A Real Joint Command
By Major General John P. Condon, USMC (Ret.)
Fighting for survival, the tri-service aviators went "purple"— long before it was fashionable.
- ... From the Sea
- Leading Women Marines
- Back to Guadalcanal
- Pick the Best Unmanned Air Vehicle
- Navy UAVs Need a Sponsor
- LX: Key to the Future of the Amphibious Navy
- The Best-Kept Secret in Pentagon Room 4E-686
- Is There A Place For the Mk-71 8-inch Gun?
- Seahawk or Sitting Duck
- Civil Affairs in the Gulf War
- The Gulf War's Patched-Together Air Intelligence
Nobody asked me, but
- Aviation: It's About Support
- Secretary's Notes
- Comment and Discussion
- Book Reviews
- Books of Interest
- The Republic Navies
- World Naval Developments
- Combat Fleets
- Index to Advertisers
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