November 1992 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

November 1992 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute


U.S. Naval Institute November 1992 Volume 118/11/1,077

The U.S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit professional society which publishes this magazine as a forum for the Sea Services. The Naval Institute is not a part of the U.S. Government. The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors.

Fxpeditionary Warfare

12 Something Old for Something New

By General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., USMC

Navy expeditionary forces are our best bet for the austere years ahead. So what else is new?

30 Still Go-ing ... Amphibious Warfare

By Lieutenant General Bernard E. Trainor, USMC (Ret.)

In fact, it's the reenergized key to our naval future.
34 Interview: The Path Ahead for 'Gators and Marines

With Rear Admiral J. B. LaPlante, USN

The Gulf War's top 'Gator points the way toward a Golden Age.

39 Building Blocks of Naval Power

By Admiral Frank B. Kelso II, USN

From the CNO, a top-down look at an oft-neglected foundation stone.

46 Keeping the Coast Clear

By Douglas Ramsdell

Too hard? Tell that to the Reserves! 50 Still Misunderstood

By Lieutenant Commander Joseph B. Thomas, USNR

Okay, one last time: this is inshore undersea warfare .. .

Marine Corps Contest Prizewinners
55 Let's Abolish the Corps

By Major Harries-Clichy Peterson, Jr., USMC

Two Generals Krulak can't be wrong . . .

59 The Marine Corps' Computer Problem

By Captain Sean Coughlin, USMCR
On the operational edge, things are looking grim.

62 Maneuver Warfare—From Theory to Practice

By Commander Terry C. Pierce, USN

It doesn't start—or stop—at the high-water mark.
68 Two Wrongs Don't Make It Right

By John Luddy

Women in combat & sexual harassment.
71 Make the Word Become the Vision

By Captains Peter M. Swartz and John L ByGnuadalcanal

—and a rallying point for the naval services.

80 50 Years Ago...
Fork to Victory

By Jack Sweetman

As Churchill might have said: It was the beginning of the end of the beginning.


C83 An Unhandsome Quitting By General Merrill B. Twining, USMC (Ret.)

For the abandoned Marines—a second day that would live in. infamy.

93 . . . From the Sea 88 ComAirSols: A Real Joint Command

By Major General John P. Condon, USMC (Ret.)
Fighting for survival, the triservice aviators went "purple"—long before it was fashionable.

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Leadership Forum 74
Leading Women Marines
Pictorial 77
Back to Guadalcanal
Professional Notes 97
Pick the Best Unmanned Air Vehicle Navy UAVs Need a Sponsor

LX: Key to the Future of the Amphibious Navy
The Best-Kept Secret in Pentagon
Room 4E-686
Is There A Place For the Mk-71
8-inch Gun? Seahawk or Sitting Duck
Civil Affairs in the Gulf War

The Gulf War's Patched-Together Air Intelligence
Nobody asked me, but 112
Aviation: It's About Support
Other Departments
Secretary's Notes 9
Comment and Discussion 16
Book Reviews 113
Books of Interest 117
The Republic Navies 119
World Naval Developments 123 Combat Fleets 125
Notebook 126
Index to Advertisers 128

Cover: The Navy air cushion landing craft racing toward shore with Marine light assault vehicles represents well the spirit of the Navy-Marine Corps White Paper ".. . From the Sea" (pp. 93-96) and the other special sections in this issue. (Cover photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Recruiting Command.)

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