February 1999 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
U.S. Naval Institute February 1999 Volume 125/2/1,152
The U.S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, not-for-profit professional society, which publishes Proceedings as part of the open forum it maintains for the sea services. The Naval Institute is not an agency of the U.S. government; the opinions expressed in these pages are the personal views of the authors.
25 - ENLISTED ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS
26 Ask the Chief
By Chief Electronic Warfare Technician Robert S. Lanham, USN
The chiefs must regain their reputations as the professionals with the answers.
28 Let's Fix Retention Now
By Master Chief Machinist's Mate Mark Butler, USN
The way the Navy rewards its boatswain's mates may offer the solution.
31 Gender Integration:
By Gunner's Mate First Class
Terry L Buckman, USN
More of the same . . . with better leadership.
33 The A-12 Legacy:
It Wasn't an Airplane—It Was a Train Wreck
By Herbert L. Fenster
The A-12 Avenger never flew, but its expensive lessons should not be ignored. •
40 Maneuvering Jointly from the Sea
By Captain Daniel W. Temple, USMC
To do otherwise could unseat the Navy-Marine Corps team as the nation's preeminent expeditionary warfighter.
42 DD-21's Fatal Flaw
By Commander Michael J. Fitzgerald, USNR
Reservists may be the answer to the manning shortfalls for damage control.
48 Does the Navy Need the 1700 Community?
By Janice Graham
It could be the Navy doesn't need a fleet support community.
51 Infrastructure Networks Are Key Vulnerabilities
By Robert E. Podlesny
Knowing the vulnerabilities goes a long way to helping restore the networks when they go down.
54 The Reserves: Ready to Fight . . . World War I?
By Commander John C. Keegan, USNR
Reservists must be more than "weekend warriors." 58 Access Is Key to Power Projection
By Lieutenant Commander Paul N. Nagy, USNR
Even forward-deployed naval forces depend on support from the shore.
62 Another Great White Fleet?
By Captain Stuart D. Landersman, USN (Ret.)
It might be a good time to plan for another voyage. 65 Tomorrow's Fleet: Part II
By Scott C. Truver
The best may be the enemy of good enough.
Commentary 2 Standardizing Tug Commands The U.S. Navy 87
Socking It to U.S. Taxpayers in the Using the Internet—To Get the Oceans 89
Persian Gulf Word to the Troops Points of Interest 90
Specials 46, 69 Nobody asked me, but 77, 78 World Naval Developments 91
Part VI: Five Fleets: Around the Revolt of the Admirals: Part Deux Combat Fleets 93
World with the Nimitz Cease Fire on SWOS! Notebook 94
Saving Trader Jon's Other Departments Lest We Forget 94
Professional Notes 70 Membership News 4 Index to Advertisers 95
High-Altitude UAVs Should Be Naval Comment and Discussion 6 CoveAnnapolisval Institute is proud to
Players Another View 8 announce and publish the winners of its
Cooperative Engagement [Must Be] Book Reviews 82 third annual Enlisted Essay Contest (pages
for the CO Books of Interest 85 25-32). (Photo by Leo Dirkx.)
The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings (ISSN 0041-798X) is published monthly by the U.S. Naval Institute, 2062 Generals Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401. fax no. 410.2244406 (editorial offices are located at U.S. Naval Academy, Preble Hall, 118 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21402-5035, fax no. 410-269-7940). Periodicals posies paid al An• napolis, MD, and at additional mailing offices. Memberships, $34.00 one year/Subscriptions, $37.00 one year (U.S.A.). Copyright 1999 U.S. Naval Institute. Copyright Is not claimed for editorial material in the public domain. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Proceedings, USNI, Circulation Department, 2062 Generals Highway. Annapits, MD 21401. Proceedings is on microfilm: University Microfilms International, 300 North Zeeb Road, Dept. P.R., Ann Arbor, MI 48106. Home page: a a a .mmi.oeg.