Summer 2015 - Volume 47
Surface Warfare Magazine is the professional magazine of the surface warfare community. Its purpose is to educate its readers on surface warfare missions and programs, with a particular focus on U.S. surface ships and commands. This journal will also draw upon the Surface 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 surface warfare for our nation’s defense.
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Cover: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) transits the Atlantic Ocean during exercise Joint Warrior.
Photo by MC2 Class Abe McNatt.