US Naval Institute Proceedings - October 1998

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute	Proceedings, Volume 124/10/1,148, October 1998.

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 124/10/1,148, October 1998. GGA Image ID # 1d01c3b10b

On the Front Cover: Award-winning designer Gerry Valerio combines Edward Moran's "The Ocean: The Highway of AH Nations" (U.S. Naval Academy) and Royal Navy photographer Stephen Say well's rendition of the Naval Institute's logo of the pen over the sword to commemorate the organization's long-time and universal appeal.

On 9 October 1998, the U.S. Naval Institute will celebrate its 125th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, a 32-page special section takes the reader through the best of our articles, books, and seagoing images over the years.

Table of Contents

The Sea Service Forum for 125 Years

  • Listen to the JOs—Why Retention Is a Problem
    By Rear Admiral John T Natter, USNR (Ret.), and Lieutenants Alan Lopez and Doyle K. Hodges, USN
    Six-hundred-and-sixty-eight JOs tell it like it is.
  • Kara Hultgreen Quais at the Boat
    By Sally Spears
    Excerpted from the new book by the pioneer aviator's mother.
  • UK Defense Review Sets Out the Plan
    By Rear Admiral Richard Cobhold, RN
    And the Royal Navy plans to go expeditionary.
  • Defend America—From the Sea
    By Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
    Before the Navy can provide ballistic missile defense, we must scrap an obsolete treaty with a vanished state.
  • Where Surface Warfare Is Headed—and Why
    By Rear Admiral Mike Mullen, USN
    Up, Out, and Down take on new dimensions.
  • Air Detachment or Air Department?
    By Lieutenant Matthew A. Lisowski, USN
    Treat LAMPS III folks like ship's company, not strangers.
  • Hellfire 14
    By Commander J. M. van Tol, USN
    This commanding officer used his air department.
  • Could a Small Crew Have Saved the Stark— or the Samuel B. Roberts?
    By Rear Admiral John T Lyons III, USN
    Damage control manning requirements must temper crew-reduction efforts.
  • Five Fleets: Around the World with the Nimitz
    By Lieutenant Commander William R. Bray, USN
    This second of six installments takes the reader into the Gulf and face to face with the Iraqis and Iranians.
  • "That No Call For Help Goes Unanswered"
    By Petty Officer Second Class Chris Logston, USCG
    The Coast Guard now coordinates rescue missions worldwide.



  • The Civilian-Military Gap: Keep It, Defend It, Manage It
  • Private Ryan Educates A Nation

Other Departments

  • Membership News
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Another View
  • Books of Interest
  • 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, not-for-profit professional society, which publishes Proceedings as part of the open forum it maintains for the sea services. The Naval Institute is not an agency of the U.S. government; the opinions expressed in these pages are the personal views of the authors.

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