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The Official Magazine of the
U.S. Submarine Force

Undersea Warfare Winter 1999 Vol. 2, No. 2

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USW Magazine Cover

Cover:

The US Postal Service's forthcoming stamps commemorating the "Submarine Century."


NAMESAKE OUTREACH BUILDS RELATIONSHIPS

SECOND ANNUAL UNDERSEA WARFARE PHOTO CONTEST

WORLD WAR II SUBMARINE COMBAT VETERAN RETIRES FROM ACTIVE DUTY


CONCERNS? QUESTIONS?

SUBMARINE FORWARD PRESENCE

Features

The Case for More Submarines
CDR Mark Gorenflo and CDR Michel Poirier

USS Miami Achieves Celebrity Status
JO2 Phillip C. Hall

Submarine Skills-Training Network (SubSkillsNet)
Rosemary Garris

Silent Victory - 1940-1945
Dr. Gary E. Weir

"The Big Gun's" Two-Theater TLAM Tally
LTJG Alexander Barbara

SSGN: A "Second Career" for the Boomer Force
CDR Robert Aronson


Departments

Flag Plot

Submarine Centennial Events

Historical Reflection
•  Submarine Hero - Lawson P. "Red" Ramage

Book Review

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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

CDR Beci Brenton
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 U.S. Postal Service and to Sailors and officers of the Fleet for their superb contributions to this issue.

Subscriptions

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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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