The Official Magazine of the
U.S. Submarine Force

Undersea Warfare Fall 2000 Vol. 3, No. 1


Front Cover Fall 2000


The DSRV Avalon being loaded into an Air Force C-5 Galaxy aircraft for transport. 

Awake At Night





An Integrated Electric Power System: The Next Step
ADM Frank L. "Skip" Bowman, USN

SUBLANT: Anytime, Anywhere
VADM John J. Grossenbacher, USN

Training Like You Fight On USS Virginia
Craig Kessler, Tim Bergland, and Dave Gibson

Submarine Rescue: Ready For the Unthinkable

Submarine Force Receives Presidential Recognition
JO1 April Ashe, USN

"Team Submarine" � They're Not Your Father's "Stovepipes" Anymore
Team Submarine Legislative, Congressional, and 
Public Affairs Staff

Submarine Group SEVEN Sailor Returns After Serving In East Timor
LT David W. Nikodym, USN

Integrity: The Heart Of Navy Core Values For The Submariner
"A Submariner"

Building Esprit In The "Old Navy"
LT Paul Crowley, USN


Washington Watch

Historical Reflection
•  Submarine Hero - Slade Deville Cutter



The Official Magazine of The U.S. Submarine Force

VADM John J. Grossenbacher
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


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.

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