October 1979 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
United States Naval Institute
October 1979 Volume 105/10/920
26 Planning for the Navy's Future By Francis J. West, Jr.
In 1972, George McGovern claimed we could get by with a much smaller Navy. Is Jimmy Carter trying to prove him right?
34 How to Improve a Great Navy
By Master Chief Personnelman William M. Keough, USN (Ret.) •
At the end of a happy career, a chief urges common sense.
36 Inflation Versus the U. S. Navy
By Lieutenant Commander Rene E. Gonzalez, Jr., USN
When is a $600 million ship not a $600 million ship? When a dollar isn't worth a dollar.
40 Integration of the Navy (1941-1978) By Frederick S. Harrod
Integration doesn't always mean acceptance, and acceptance doesn't always mean opportunity.
48 Pictorial—Sea Service History on Postage Stamps By Alfred]. Moses
To philatelists, John Paul Jones is not just another pretty face.
52 Design to Cost: A Case Study
By Lieutenant Commander Kenneth R. McGruther, USN
Getting EW equipment is important, but so is getting our money's worth.
61 Navy Pilots are Bailing Out
By Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Day, USN
Leadership is the key to pilot retention. Without realizing it, some squadron COs are leading their men to the airlines.
66 The Role of the Submarine in Chinese Naval Strategy By Lieutenant Commander Richard R. Pariseau, USN
"Imperialist Yankee running dogs now friends, but build SSBNs anyway."—Peking fortune cookie
70 The Maritime Academies Are All Wet By David Bess
Educated for a "wet" seagoing career, an academy alumnus may miss the boat in a management job ashore.
81 Pictorial—Naval and Maritime Prize Photography 1979
7 Secretary's Notes
11 Comment and Discussion 78 Leadership Forum
102 Nobody asked me, but 105 Book Reviews
111 As I Recall .. .
114 Books of Interest
117 Professional Notes
137 U. S. Navy: EW
142 Changes in Status of Ships
A Trident I missile is launched from the submerged USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657) off the coast of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. A Professional Note on building the Trident submarines begins on page 117 of this issue. (U. S. Air Force photo)
The opinions or assertions in the articles are the personal ones of the authors and are not to be construed as official. They do not necessarily reflect the views of either the Navy Department or the U. S. Naval Institute.
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