Capt Stephen W. Ferguson, Master, USNS Big Horn
- DELIVERING 21st CENTURY CAPABILITIES FOR AN 'EFFECTS-BASED' U.S. NAVY. Peterson, Gordon I. // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p102
Presents an interview with Vice Admiral John Nathman, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations of the United States Navy. Role of the naval officer as deputy head for Warfare Requirements and Programs; Reorganization of the Navy staff as part of the service's emphasis on combat analysis; Implications of...
- We Don't Need Another Academy. Murphy, James // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2007, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p50
The article focuses on the initiation training for U.S. Navy chief petty officers. The transitional period for sailors has become an honored ritual, and its continuation is critical to the long-term success of the Navy. It is also said that the training prepare selectees for the actual...
- Hybrid Sailors. Burgess, Richard R. // Sea Power;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p21
The article discusses how the merger of job specialties is transforming the United States Navy's manpower base and opening up a wider array of jobs for many sailors. It discusses the decision of the service to combine ratings for similar job specialties. The merger of the Gunner's Mate and...
- Seattle Council Co-Hosts Seafair Fleet Port Visits. Atkinson, Peter // Sea Power;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p50
The article reports on developments concerning the United States Navy League as of December 2005. It highlights the 55th Annual Seafair in Seattle, Washington. The article also reports on the problems encountered by the Richmond, Virginia Council during its Coast Guard anniversary celebration. A...
- ERRATUM. // Naval Forces;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p159
Several corrections to the articles related to Naval arts and science including "Fire on Demand" published, "Unmanned MCM Systems" and "Heavy Punch" published in the previous issues.
- Let's Put the Salt Back into Making Chief. Hinkle, James B. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p78
Focuses on the selection of chiefs in the U.S. Navy. Examination on rating and knowledge that candidates for chief participate must take; Negative impact of downplaying performance in the promotion process on chief selection.
- Are chief warrant officers oxymorons? Knop, Todd C. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2000, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p94
Focuses on chief warrant officers in the United States Navy. Need to put written policies in place; Difference of the chief warrant officer from the pay grade of the rest of the US Navy; Need to consider the rank of the chief warrant officer as equal in rank to a lieutenant junior grade; Rank...
- The Best Job You Never Had. Partney, Gregory // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p71
Focuses on the career of Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) detachment officer-in-charge in the U.S. Navy. Duties and responsibilities; Job satisfaction of LAMPS pilots.
- Teen America in Japan. Keres, Preston // All Hands;Jun2003, Issue 1034, p34
Focuses on the overseas military education of U.S. Navy teenagers based in Japan. Impact of the Japanese culture on the children of U.S. sailors stationed in the Far East; Expectations of teenagers upon transfer to the mainland; Inculcation of adolescent responsibility.