US Naval Institute Proceedings - February 1998

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute	Proceedings, Volume 124/2/1,140, February 1998.

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 124/2/1,140, February 1998. GGA Image ID # 1d02bcc6ff

On the Front Cover

Sailors on board the Hayler (DD-997) handle lines during underway replenishment in high seas. Winners of the Second Annual Enlisted Essay Contest are featured on pp. 36-42. (Cover photo by Brian R. Wolff/ IIPI© 1998.)

Issue Summary

The February 1998 issue articles include Leave a Legacy, There's Value in Diversity, Innovation for the Interwar Years, Often the Only Option, When Lethal Force Won't Do, Two Admirals for an Ensign, Psychological Operations ... From the Sea and more.

Table of Contents

Enlisted Essay Contest Winners

  • Leave a Legacy
    By Senior Chief Firecontrol Technician John Snell, USN
    Seniors must provide a blend of innovation and experience, on a 24-hour basis.
  • There's Value in Diversity
    By Senior Chief Yeoman Mike Tainter, USN (Ret.)
    But we must emphasize similarities, not differences, in demonstrating this.
  • 'White Jacket' Revisited
    By Chief Signalman Scott Baxter, USNR
    Melville's guidance still applies today, at the deck-plate level.


  • Where Have All the 0-3s Gone?
    By Lieutenant Llewellyn D. Lewis, USN
    More might stay, "if the Navy just made an effort."
  • Innovation for the Interwar Years
    By Captain James Carman, USN; Colonel Mitchell Triplett, USMC; Commander James Nault, USN; Lieutenant Commander Russell Bartlett, USN; and Lieutenant David Adams, USN
    New operational concepts must be harnessed to the promise of new technology.
  • Often the Only Option
    By The Honorable John Douglass
    Strong naval forces are more than a tool of foreign policy; they are a precondition for it.
  • Honor Is a Seamless Garment
    By Captain Robert J. Phillips, Chaplain Corps, USN
    Core values don't vanish once you're a mile away from the flagpole.
  • When Lethal Force Won't Do
    By Colonel Dennis B. Herbert, USMC (Ret.)
    Developing nonlethal technologies calls for an integrated, multidisciplinary effort.
  • MOUT: The Show Stopper
    By Robert E. Podlesny
    Is Desert Storm the warfare model for the future? Try Mogadishu—or any other city.
  • Two Admirals for an Ensign
    By Lieutenant Colonel Merrill L Bartlett, USMC (Ret.)
    In adversity, the Class of 1881 drew together.
  • Can We Protect Our Coasts?
    By Commander Timothy R. Dring, USNR
    Naval coastal warfare forces have become valuable
    partners, at home and abroad.
  • Reserve Yard-Sale!
    By Captain William K. Fogerty, USNR (Ret.) and Professor Timothy Somes
    Naval Reserve Centers are becoming an Anachronism.


Naval Institute at 125

  • General Charles C. Krulak, USMC
  • Commander Jan M. van Toi, USN

Professional Notes

  • Break down the Barriers
  • Psychological Operations ... From the Sea
  • Number-Crunching Through the Surf
  • Why Not Miramar?

Nobody asked me, but

  • Is Anyone Listening?
  • Save the Silver Dolphins!

Leadership Forum

  • We Seek Homeostasis

Other Departments

  • Membership News
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Book Reviews
  • Books of Interest
  • The Soviet Navy
  • Oceans
  • Points of Interest
  • World Naval Developments
  • Combat Fleets
  • Notebook
  • Lest We Forget
  • Index to Advertisers

The U.S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit professional society which publishes this magazine as a forum for the Sea Services. The Naval Institute is not a part of the U.S. Government. The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors.

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