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Volume 59, Number 3, April 2016
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Seapower is the official publication and media partner of the 2016
Sea-Air-Space: The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition, and
the May issue will be distributed to all exhibitors, VIPs, international
delegations and attendees. Coverage will include:
; Strengthening Ties: Coast Guard and partners combat drug and
human trafficking in the Caribbean.
; Increasing Capability: U.S. Marines help Japan build an
; Freedom of Navigation: Debates in the West over the South China
; Partnership Potential: Preparing for Rim of the Pacific 2016.
; Market for Mariners: Working to stabilize the U.S.-flag fleet.
; Maritime Academies: Training future civilian mariners.
ALSO IN MAY:
; Command Milestones: NAVAIR and NAVSUP mark 50 years.
; Air-Ground Comms: Marines experiment with improving
; Sea Basing: A look at new platforms for the Marine Corps.
; Program Updates: The F/A- 18 and the F- 35.