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Navy Milbloggers Sal from "CDR Salamander" and EagleOne from "EagleSpeak" discuss leading issues and developments for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and related national security issues.

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For the Sailor, nothing is more immediate, more "now" and of more impact to their personal and professional lives than their next set of orders. For our Navy, nothing defines present operational performance, the development of future leaders, and... more

The next book from USNI's 21st Century Foundations series is 21st Century Ellis, edited by Capt. B.A. Friedman, USMC. This book covers the work of Lt. Col. "Pete" Ellis, USMC who in 1921 predicted the coming war with Japan. Included... more

We are frmly in the middle of the 2nd decade of the 21st Century. What path were we put on at the start 21st Century that got us here? How do we evaluate the right decisions, the neutral decisions, and the less than optimal calls of the last... more

With Kenya back in the news, this Easter I thought it would be good to bring back one of our shows from last year. This Sunday we're going focus the full hour discussing the eastern part of Africa with a returning guest Alex Martin who will... more

This week we will return to the ?unsexy but important? topic, specifically that of ?alternative naval platforms and missions.? In part, the concepts that underlay Jerry Hendrix's ?Influence Squadrons? are in practice on a smaller scale... more

What are the intellectual responsibilities of the naval professional? What is the canon sound thought in the maritime realm is based? Historically, what has been done, what has worked, and what should we be doing? Should the naval... more

In parallel efforts that in the Navy which led to Top Gun, the US Air Force looked hard at the lessons of air to air combat in the Vietnam War and brought forward "Red Flag," Moving beyond the technical focus, they looked to training and... more

When a few years turns in to many. When all of a sudden you seem to be the oldest guy in the room. When you have but days of memories of your kids and in the blink of an eye they are a year older - eventually everyone on active duty... more

The role of the Navy and Marine Corps should be to provide ready and capable forces to the joint commanders. Outside of that, what is the proper role of the sea services in designing a more national strategy? What is the state of a national... more

Who was "The Gun Doctor," the officer who over a century ago led the revolution in naval gunnery, the development of torpedo boat and destroyer operations, and during WWI served as the senior US naval commander in Europe? More than... more

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