September 1966 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
and Stripes flying, the Polaris sub-
marine Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657) is seen
at the moment of
launching at Groton, Connecticut, on 23 April 1966, in
this month's original cover painting by
Mr. C. G. Evers.
Board of Control
Admiral David L. McDonald, U. S. Navy
Rear Admiral Draper L. Kauffman, U. S. Navy
Commander R. T. E. Bowler, Jr., U. S. Navy (Retired)
Lieutenant General Henry W. Buse, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps
Rear Admiral Allen M. Shinn, U. S. Navy Rear Admiral Henry L. Miller, U. S. Navy Captain Edward L. Beach, U. S. Navy
Captain Sheldon H. Kinney, U. S. Navy Captain Joseph J. McClelland, U. S. Coast Guard
Admiral David D. Porter 1873
Rear Admiral John L. Worden 1874
Rear Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers 1875-78, 1882-83 Commodore Foxhall A. Parker 1878-79
Rear Admiral John Rodgers 1879-82
Rear Admiral Thorton A. Jenkins 1883-85 Rear Admiral Edward Simpson 1885-87 Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce 1887-98 Rear Admiral Wm. T. Sampson 1898-1902 Rear Admiral H. C. Taylor 1902-1904 Rear Admiral C. F. Goodrich 1904-1909
Rear Admiral Richard Wainwright 1909-11 Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske 1911-23
Vice Admiral William L. Rodgers 1923-24 Admiral Henry B. Wilson 1924-26 Admiral Hilary P. Jones 1926-28
Rear Admiral Edward W. Eberle 1928-29 Admiral S. S. Robison 1929-31
Rear Admiral M. L. Bristol 1931-33 Admiral William H. Standley 1933-35 Admiral David Foote Sellers 1935-37 Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy 1937-40 Admiral H. R. Stark 1940-42
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1942-43,1946-48 Fleet Admiral E. J. King 1943-46
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Sovereignty and the SLBM
by Capt. H. B. Sweitzer, USN
MLF: A German Point of View 42
by Vice Adm. Friedrich Ruge, FGN (Ret.)
Naval Gunfire Today and Tomorrow
by Lt. Col. James B. Soper, USMC
The Computer's Role in Command Decision 60
by R. M. Hanes and J. W. Gebhard
Developing the Fleet's Aircraft 69
by Capt. Albert H. Vito, Jr., USN
The Dreadnought Gap 78
by Leonard Wainstein
This Way to the Egress 92
by Lt. Cdr. Albert D. Wood, USNR
The Evolution of Antarctic Logistics (Pictorial) 98
by Henry M. Dater
Comment and Discussion 114
Book Reviews 128
Professional Reading 135
Professional Notes 140
Book List 170
Index to Advertisers 176