The Official Magazine of the
U.S. Submarine Force

Undersea Warfare Winter 2001 Vol. 3, No. 2




The Crew of the USS Tucson (SSN-770) stand lookout on the bridge as the sub pulls into Tokyo Bay during a recent deployment. The USS Tucson and her crew are stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 





The Shape Of Things To Come? Top NASA Scientist Discusses The Future Of Undersea Warfare
Dennis M. Bushnell

Arctic Challenge: Under The Polar Ice Cap
ETC(SS) Paul Beach, USN

No More Loose Fillings Or Slow Embalming:
How Naval Science Helped Submariners Breathe Easy
Dr. Jeffrey R. Wyatt

Nuclear Recruiting: NUPOC Offers Students 
Exciting Career Incentives
LT Thomas H. Shugart III, USN

The SUBLANT Force Master Chief In His Own Words
JOC Thomas E. Jones, Jr. and JO2 Starre Quinones, COMSUBLANT Public Affairs

Douglas C. Waller's "Big Red": Three Months 
on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine
LCDR Jim Doody, USN

Making The Operator A Component Of The System
CAPT Claude Barron, USN and Terence M. Stuckart, STSCM(SS), USN (Ret.)

Submarine Commandos: "Carlson's Raiders" 
at Makin Atoll
Edward C. Whitman

Bells Left Behind
Colonel Charles A. Jones, USMCR

Teaming Up With Howard University


Washington Watch

Centerfold - 2000 Battle "E" Winners



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 Tom Monroe
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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