May 1998 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
86 The U.S. Navy
By Scott C. Truver
96 The U.S. Marine Corps
By Lieutenant Colonel Frank G. Hoffman, USMCR
102 The U.S. Coast Guard
By Vice Admiral Howard B. Thorsen, USCG (Ret.)
107 World Naval Developments
By Norman Friedman
114 The U.S. Merchant Marine and Maritime Industry
By Robert H. Pouch
120 U.S. Naval Aircraft and Weapon Developments
By Floyd D. Kennedy, Jr.
131 Congressional Watch
By Bradley Peniston
135 Notable Naval Books
By Lieutenant Colonel Richard
Seamon, USMCR (Ret.)
183 U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes
By Samuel Loring Morison
189 Combat Fleets
By A. D. Baker III
Joint Chiefs of Staff 141
Flag and General Officers 141
Recently Retired Officers 167
Index to Flag and General Officers 167
U.S. National Defense Command Structure 170
Office of the Secretary of Defense 170
Department of the Navy 171
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations 171
U.S. Marine Corps 172
.U.S. Coast Guard 172
Department of Transportation 172
Maritime Administration 172
Congressional Committees 173
U.S. Navy 175
U.S. Marine Corps 175
U.S. Coast Guard 176
Military and Maritime Agencies 176
Benefits Information 178
USNI Military Database 178
U.S. Naval Institute 178
U.S. Naval Institute Golden Life Members 179
U.S. Naval Institute Silver Members 179
U.S. Naval Institute Field Directors 181
Conferences and Exhibitions 182
Naval Institute at 125 6
Admiral Robert E. Kramek, USCG
Vice Admiral Arthur K. Cebrowski, USN
The Casualty Myth
Membership News 8
Comment and Discussion 14
Naval Systems 188
Lest We Forget 191
Index to Advertisers 191
Capable of fulfilling many missions on a single deployment, the carrier will remain the centerpiece of the "Navy after Next" (see pp. 64-70). The USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74), with Carrier Air Wing Seven embarked, heads to the Persian Gulf on her first operational deployment (Photo by Antony Platt, Blue Thunder Pictures).
38 Starting Cold War II?
By Susan Eisenhower
Expanding NATO can be dangerous.
44 Landmines, Lies, and Other Phenomena
By Major General arvis D. Lynch, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
An emotional ban would be worse than useless. 50 Mines Remain the Weapons that Wait
By Lee M. Hunt
The sea mine is maturing into a key role.
55 The (R)evolution of Mine Countermeasures
By Captain Buzz Broughton, USN, and Commander Jay Burdon, USN
Organic MCM means more than new hardware. 60 Lurking in the Deep-Sea Terrain
By Robert D. Ballard
The terrain we don't see counts, too. 64 Navy after Next: Past Is Prologue
By Captain Peter Swartz, USN (Ret.)
A backward look can guide us to the limit of our vision.
73 History of Arms Is the Difference
By Michael Evans
. . . as the source of service tradition and honor. 79 A New Kind of Officer
By Al Christman
Deak Parsons brought in the scientists and sparked a major weapons revolution.
81 Super Hornet: The Sailor's Aircraft Is on Track
By Patrick Finneran and Chuck Allen
Nearly three-fourths of the way through its flight-test program, it is passing all tests.
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RLEIGH BURKE ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS
26 Teaching Elephants to Swim
By Commander Terry C. Pierce, USN
First, they must learn to think more like whales. 30 The Sailor & the State
By Captain John L. Byron, USN (Ret.)
Our Navy must not grow apart from our citizens. 34 Building Surface Warriors
By Lieutenant (junior grade) Michele Poole, USN
From the outset, they need more practical application.