US Naval Institute Proceedings - August 1998
Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 124/8/1,146, August 1998. GGA Image ID # 1d01ed793f
On the Front Cover: Marines from the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force recently participated in a Biological Warfare Exercise in Washington, D.C. For more on the threat, see pages 39-44. (Photo by S. Schaeffer/MAI)
The August 1998 issue articles include Five and Out? The Chiefs Are Not Happy, Ship-to-Objective Maneuver: Will This Dog Hunt? Trident Can Fire More than Nukes, No Democracy Can Feel Secure, Russia's Navy Remains in Decline, and more.
Table of Contents
- Five and Out?
By Captain E. Tyler Wooldridge III, USN
If we restore adventure and fun to sea duty, our good surface warfare officers will stay.
- The Chiefs Are Not Happy
By Master Chief Machinist's Mate Mark Butler, USN
Cuts in promotion opportunities and retirement pay make nobody smile.
- Ship-to-Objective Maneuver: Will This Dog Hunt?
By Major Jeffrey P. Davis, USMC
Probably—but we still have a long way to go.
- Trident Can Fire More than Nukes
By Captain James H. Patton, Jr., USN (Ret.)
. . . such as intelligence and communications satellites.
- No Democracy Can Feel Secure
By Lieutenant Colonel Raymond S. Shelton, USMC
Our deployed forces will encounter biological agents—sooner, not later.
- Sulfur, Serpents, and Sarin
By Captain Stuart D. Landersman, USN (Ret.)
- Russia's Navy Remains in Decline
By Richard F. Staar
Its dreams of being a blue-water navy belong to the past.
- Will Our Forces Match the Threat?
By Robert Callum
We cannot pick the most convenient threat.
- I Found My Rainbow
By Journalist First Class Julius Evans, USN
But the coins in the pot of gold were collected along the way.
- Navy Blue Goes Green
By The Honorable Steven S. Honigman and Captain John P. Quinn, JAG, USN
We must seize and retain the environmental initiative.
- We Are Products of 1898
By Colonel James W. Hammond, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
The Spanish-American War moved our country on stage as a world power.
- Redefining Coastal Warfare
By Captain Marke R. Shelley, USNR, and Commander Wayne C. Dumas, USCGR
Don't rely on old models; stretch for new solutions.
- Vincent Astor Leadership Essay Contest: Second Co-Honorable Mention Use Technology . . . BUT DON'T TRUST IT!
By Captain James T Jenkins, USMC
Its promise may exceed its performance.
- Answers Are on the Waterfront
- Headline Blues: Ethical Crisis at CNN
Naval Institute at 125
- RAdm. Thomas A. Brooks, USN (Ret.)
- Dr. John Allen Williams
Nobody asked me, but
- Don't Wear that D.C. Jacket
- Embrace the Challenge
- Electric Propulsion: Commonality Is the Only Way
- Rate of Fire Beats Tonnage During Operational Maneuver
- The National Institute of Military Justice: A Status Report
- Cyclones Enter the 21st Century
- Membership News
- Comment and Discussion
- Another View
- Book Reviews
- Books of Interest
- The U.S. Navy
- Points of Interest
- World Naval Developments
- Combat Fleets
- Lest We Forget
- Index to Advertisers
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