TITLE

COUNTERDRUG OPS Offer a Chance to Excel

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, William R.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2004, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that having viewed from a long-term perspective, counterdrug operations, such as the recent counterdrug deployment of Thomas S. Gates, are good for the country, the navy and the ship. Many surface warfare officers say that counterdrug operations is not where the action is. But the author, having deployed to many areas and having conducted a productive and fun counterdrug deployment on board, states that the perception of counterdrug deployments as uneventful or irrelevant is both incorrect and myopic. A counterdrug deployment provides definitive national gains. Successful drug hunting will impede the movement of this destructive influence into the U.S.
ACCESSION #
12456775

 

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