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Volume 60, Number 4, May 2017
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COMING UP IN SEAPOWER
JUNE SPECIAL FOCUS: LITTORAL & BROWN WATER OPS
Seapower’s June issue will include a special report on “Littoral & Brown Water
Ops.” Coverage will include:
n Brown Water Navy: A look at today’s Riverine Force.
n Situational Awareness: New technologies for tactical craft.
n Expeditionary Options: Exploring new roles for the Expeditionary Fast
n A USMC Concept: Littoral operations in a contested environment.
Also in this issue:
n Interview: Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief of
the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
n 3-D Printing: The evolution of additive manufacturing.
JULY/AUGUST SPECIAL FOCUS: THE U.S. COAST GUARD
Seapower travels to the Texas Gulf Coast region of the Coast Guard’s vast
Eighth District, which is headquartered in New Orleans, covers all or part of 26
states throughout the Gulf Coast and heartland, and includes 1,200 miles of
coastline and 10,300 miles of inland navigable waterways. Coverage will focus
on Gulf Coast activities, including maritime and port security, search and rescue
and law enforcement, fisheries enforcement and maritime resources protection
and partnerships with local and state agencies in executing those missions.