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Naval administration

  • The Admiralsby Michael Whitby; Richard H. Gimblett; Peter Haydon

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 12.99

    A biographical compendium of articles on the officers who led Canada?s navy from 1910 to 1968. more...

  • The Admirals' Advantageby Christopher Ford; David Rosenberg

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This analytic and historical study provides a revealing look at naval operational intelligence by embracing the fundamental question of what OPINTEL is and how it answers the fundamental question "Where is the enemy, in what strength, and disposition, and what is he doing right now?" It is primarily the result of an Operational Intelligence Lessons-Learned... more...

  • African American Men and Opportunity in the Navyby Arthur L. Dunklin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    The United States military is often presented as a model of equal-opportunity employment. In this work, the author examines and challenges this assertion with respect to the Navy. Dunklin studies Navy claims of meritocracy and training processes, profiles the careers of eight senior enlisted African American servicemen, and examines barriers to African... more...

  • Aft and Foreby Harry J. Thie; Margaret C. Harrell; Kevin Brancato; Jefferson P. Marquis; Clifford M. Graf II

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    An examination of the US Navy's requirements and inventory of its officer corps. It analyses changes in authorizations and inventory, compares authorizations and inventory and potential gaps in costs related to them, and estimates personnel requirements for the years 2010 and 2017. more...

  • An Analysis of Sabbatical Leaves for Navy Surface Warfare Officersby Roland J. Yardley; Harry J. Thie; Kevin Brancato; Megan Abbott

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) spend long periods at sea, where they cannotattend to their families or to personal business. This reduces morale andaffects retention. The Navy has been exploring ways to allow SWOs more timein home port, and RAND compared the proposed programs? costs and benefits(though not the direct effects on retention). more...

  • Ask the Chiefby John F. Leahy

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 18.95

    Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their hands and exclaim, 'We'd better ask the Chief.' That refrain, heard for generations throughout the Navy, is the theme for Jack Leahy's newest book. Written at sea, his book provides a compelling picture of the Chief... more...

  • British Admirals of the Fleet: 1734-1995by T. A. Heathcote

    Pen and Sword 2002; US$ 9.99

    A companion volume to the same author's "The British Field Marshals 1736-1997", this book outlines the lives of the 115 officers who held the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy from 1734, when it took its modern form, to 1995, when the last one was appointed. Each entry gives details of the dates of the birth and death of... more...

  • The Challenges of Commandby Dr Robert L Davison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    This book explores the ways that the Edwardian naval arms race forced the Royal Navy to address deep-seated structural problems caused by rapidly changing technology. It charts how an institution organised for three hundred years around sailing ships, faced the challenge of steel and steam, and what that meant for an officer class recruited largely... more...

  • Developing Senior Navy Leadersby Lawrence M. Hanser; Louis W. Miller; Herbert J. Shukiar

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    Could U.S. Navy officers be better prepared to become flag officers? This study examines the kinds of expertise required for successful performance in Navy flag billets, and whether recent pools of officers possess this experience. The authors also examine Navy trends over the past decade to identify the types of expertise likely to become more important... more...

  • Flash Point North Koreaby Richard Mobley

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    During a dark period of U.S. military history in the late 1960s, North Korean forces captured an American naval vessel and shot down an unarmed reconnaissance aircraft, taking the lives of thirty-one U.S. sailors and Marines and striking a damaging blow to American honor. This look back to that earlier time of crisis provides serious food for thought... more...