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THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE
NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES
Volume 54, Number 8, August 2011
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Coming Up In SEAPOWER
SPECIAL FOCUS: U.S. MARINE CORPS
Coverage will include:
■ A Conversation with the Commandant: Gen. James F. Amos on the
state of the Corps.
■ Expeditionary Presence: Deployment of the 26th Marine
Expeditionary Unit and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group.
■ Beyond the EFV: Determining capabilities needed in the next
■ Going to Guam: Pros and cons on shifting Marines from Japan.
ALSO IN SEPTEMBER
■ Aging UHF Satellites: Dwindling availability and the delayed Mobile
User Objective System.
■ Apprentice Training: Success at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.
■ Trident Warrior: Improving technologies, tactics and techniques.
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