December 1998 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
U.S. Naval Institute December 1998 Volume 124/12/1,150
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U.S. COAST GUARD Focus
26 The Coast Guard Is Maritime Security
By Admiral James M. Loy, USCG
The Commandant discusses roles, missions, and functions.
30 Coast Guard Is Joint
By Captain Alexander J. Hindle, Jr., USCG (Ret.)
But it needs to expand upon its joint role in national security matters.
34 Coast Guard Codebreakers Inspire Those Who Serve
By Captain Raymond J. Brown, USCG
The men of CG Unit 387 set the example. 37 Where Is Courage?
By Lieutenant Commander Kevin E. Lunday, USCG
It needs to be taught—in the clasroom and by example.
40 One Hell of a Storm
By J. C. Carney
For the lifesavers in the Escanaba II, it was a race against time and the elements.
77 Nobody asked me, but . . .
Let's Restructure the Afloat Commands
By Lieutenant James A. Passarelli, USCG
Our commanding officers are too senior.
30 48 58
44 Building Information Security Layer by Layer
By Vice Admiral J. M. McConnell, USN (Ret), and Edward J. Giorgio
Proper risk management requires defense in depth. 48 Lessons from out of the Blues
By Lieutenant Commander Mark D. Provo, USN
Perfection is the goal; teamwork is the pathway. 51 Cap-Sizing
By Commander Stephen J. Benson, USN
The "rightsizing" Navy is getting top heavy.
54 How Many Sailors Can Ships Afford?
By Vice Admiral Francis R. Donovan, USN (Ret.),
Captain Maurice Gauthier, USN (Ret.), and Master Chief Stan Brown, USN (Ret.)
Let's not go overboard in converting manpower costs into acquisition programs.
58 The Cost of Revolution
By Major John Gamboa, USMC
The Revolution in Military Affairs must not evolve at the expense of service core competencies.
Commentaries 2, 74
Free Speech v. Article 88
Reflections on "War as a Rational Business"
Naval Institute at 125 4
Admiral James M. Loy, USCG
Rear Admiral William J. Holland,
Commander Gerard D. Roncolato, USN
Part IV: Five Fleets: Around the World
with the Nimitz
Professional Notes 65
0 Canada! Waiting for DD-21
Fleet of Modified Seawolfs & Virginias Makes Sense
Replace the Great White Elephants .. . with LSTs
Leadership Forum 76
Military Virtue & the Future of the
Membership News 6
Comment and Discussion 10
Another View 22
Book Reviews 82
Books of Interest 85 The Republic Navies 87
Points of Interest 90
World Naval Developments 91
Combat Fleets 93
Lest We Forget 94
Index to Advertisers 95
Cover: The Coast Guard is center stage in this issue, featuring contributions from the Commandant and the winners of the Coast Guard Essay Contest. Cover photo by PAC David M. Santos catches H-65 hoisting
ASMC Donald Murray during rescue drills.
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