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The Official Magazine of the
U.S. Submarine Force

Undersea Warfare Fall 1999 Vol. 2, No. 1

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Cover: TRIDENT D5 night launch off the Florida coast

Cover:

TRIDENT D5 night launch off the Florida coast.



HONORING THE "FORTY-ONE FOR FREEDOM" AT DETERRENT PARK

WHY SUBS?

WASHINGTON WATCH

"RIGHT RESERVISTS, RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME"


CONCERNS? QUESTIONS?

SUBMARINE FORWARD PRESENCE

Features

The SSBN in National Security
ADM Richard W. Mies

Confessions of an SSBN Sailor
CDR John Elnitsky

A new SSBN Operating Cycle for Kings Bay
CAPT Butch Hansen

USS Jimmy Carter
RADM John P. Davis

PCO Training
CAPT Arnold Lotring & CAPT Jeff Fowler

A Dive's Eye View
ETCS(SS) James P. Barnes

Henry M. Jackson Aces FCET
MTC(SS) Peter L. Beck


Departments

Flag Plot

Stategic Defense

Historical Reflection
•  Submarine Hero - George Levick Street, III

On the Waterfront
• 
Boomer JO Tries Fast Attack Life...And Loves It!

Submarine Centennial Update!

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The Official Magazine of The U.S. Submarine Force

VADM E.P. Giambastiani, Jr.
Commander, Submarine Force,
U.S. Atlantic Fleet

RADM A.H. Konetzni, Jr.
Commander, Submarine Force,
U.S. Pacific Fleet

RADM Malcolm I. Fages
Director, Submarine Warfare

CAPT Neil E. Rondorf
Commander, Undersea Surveillance

LCDR Jim Doody
Military Editor

LCDR Mark McCaffrey
COMSUBLANT Public Affairs Officer

LCDR Dave Werner
COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Officer

Charter

UNDERSEA WARFARE is the professional magazine of the undersea warfare community. Its purpose is to educate its readers on undersea warfare missions and programs, with a particular focus on U.S. submarines. This journal will also draw upon the Submarine Force’s rich historical legacy to instill a sense of pride and professionalism among community members and to enhance reader awareness of the increasing relevance of undersea warfare for our nation’s defense.

The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the Department of the Navy.

Contributions and Feedback Welcome

Send articles, photographs (min 300 dpi electronic), and feedback to: Regular Mail: Military Editor, Undersea Warfare CNO (N87C) 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350-2000, E-Mail: UnderseaWarfare@navy.mil; Phone: 703-604-7833; Fax 703-604-7878

Special Thanks

UNDERSEA WARFARE extends special thanks to the ships and Sailors of Bangor and Kings Bay for their superb contributions to this issue.

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Authorization

UNDERSEA WARFARE is published quarterly from appropriated funds by authority of the Chief of Naval Operations in accordance with NPPR P-35. The Secretary of the Navy has determined that this publication is necessary in the transaction of business required by law of the Department of the Navy. Use of funds for printing this publication has been approved by the Navy Publications and Printing Policy Committee. Reproductions are encouraged. Controlled circulation.


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