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June 1993 Naval Aviation News Magazine

June 1993 Naval Aviation News Magazine


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Flagship Publication of Naval Aviation

Oldest U.S. Navy Periodical, Volume 75, No. 4, May-June 1993

Combat Art
in WW ll 16

RAdm. Riley D. Mlxson
Director, Air Warfare

Published by the Naval Historical Center
under the auspices of the Chief of Naval Operations

Dr. Dean C. Allard
Director of Naval History

Cdr. Stephen R. Silverlo
Director, Naval Aviation History and Publication Division

Staff
LCdr. Richard R. Burgess Editor
Sandy Russell Managing Editor
Charles C. Cooney Art Director
Joan A. Fresher Associate Editor
JOCS(AW) Theresa L. Dunn Associate Editor
J01(SW) Eric S. Scull Assistant Editor

Associates

Harold Andrews
Technical Advisor
Cdr. Peter Mersky, USNR
Houk Review Editor
Capt. R. Reuss, USNR (Ret.)
Contributing Editor
Naval Space Command — 10 Years of
Service to the Fleet 12
Fleet Aviators Can Shoot for the Stars 22
Enlisted Aviation Series —
Aerographer's Mate 26
Navy Flies HARV for NASA 28
At the Merge and Beyond: Fighting
and Working Together, Part 2 30
(Former) Soviet Thoughts on Carriers 33

So You Are Going to Disestablish" 34

DepartmentPubllcation
Flight LiPollcy: 1
Grampaw Pettibone 2
Airscoop
4
Naval Aircraft: HOK/H-43 24
People—Planes—Places 36
Professional Reading 39
ANA Bimonthly Photo Competition 39
Flight Bag 40
COVERS - Front: "General Quarters," Albert K. Murray (U.S. Navy Combat Art Collection). Battle between sub and blimp. The tail gunner braces himself as he covers the U-boat's deck with his Browning automatic rifle to prevent manning of the German's deck gun while the blimp maneuvered for another bombing run. Commissioned a Ltjg. in March 1942, Murray painted a series on lighter-than-air crews. After the war, he became officer in charge of the Combat Art Section. Back: "Ready Room," William F. Draper (U.S. Navy Combat Art Collection). Many combat artists did scenes of pilot briefings. This effort is one of the best and depicts Navy crews relaxing before a mission or flight planning.
Publication Policy:
Naval Aviation News considers for publication unsolicited manuscripts, photo essays. artwork, and general news about aircraft. organizations, history, and/or human endeavors which are the core of Naval Aviation All military contributors should forward articles about their commands only after internal security review and with the permission of the commanding officer. Manuscripts will be returned upon request. Articles accepted for publication may be submitted on a diskette in Word Perfect 5.1.
For further guidelines on submissions, contact Managing Editor, Naval Aviation News, at DSN 288-4407/8/9 or (202) 4334407/8/9; FAX (202) 433.2343.
Subscription Information:

Naval Aviation News (USPS 323-310; ISSN 0028-1417) is published bimonthly for the Chief of Naval Operations by the Naval Historical Center. Editorial offices are located in Building 157-1, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 20374-5059. Second-class postage is paid at Washington, D.C., and additional mailing offices. Naval Aviation News is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, phone (202) 783-3238. Annual subscription: $7.50.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Naval Aviation News, GPO Order Desk, Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. 20402. The Secretary of the Navy has determined that this publication is necessary in the transaction of business required by law. Funds for printing have been approved by the Navy Publications and Printing Policy Committee.

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