June 1967 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
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 Henry L. Miller, U. S. Navy Rear Admiral Malcolm W. Cagle, U. S. Navy Captain Sheldon H. Kinney, U. S. Navy Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr., 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 Thornton 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
Admiral Louis E. Denfeld 1948-50
Admiral Robert B. Carney 1950-52, 1954-56 Admiral William M. Fechteler 1952-54
Admiral Arleigh A. Burke 1956-59, 1960-61 Admiral Jerauld Wright 1959-60
Admiral George W. Anderson, Jr. 1961-63
The appearance of
Robert Denney' s
painting of the "Battle
of Midway" coincides both with the 25th Anniversary of that World War II engagement, described in this issue, and with the exhibition of the original painting at the dedication of the Navy Combat
Art Collection in Building 67 of the Washington Navy Yard
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Secretary's Notes 4
Contact 261 26
by Capt. Lewis B. Melson, USN
Stability and the Strategic Balance 40
by Joseph I. Coffey
The Soviet Union and the Arctic 48
by Capt. 0. P. Araldsen, RNN
The Study Business 58
by Capt. James C. Longino, USN
Incredible Midway 64
. by Lt. Cdr. Thomas E. Powers, USNR
Sea Power in Reserve 74
by Lt. Cdr. Gordon V. Brown, USNR
Dragging As Before 81
by Lt. C. E. Giese, Jr., US'N
Pictorial—Minesweeping on the Long Tao River 88
by Lt. George R. Kolbensehlag, USN
Comment and Discussion
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