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NLUS October 2011 Digital Edition

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  • Pacific Merchant Marine Council
    Ahoy All, Good to see our Pacific Merchant Marine Council again recognized in the Navy League s Sea Power magazine. a.. Page 59 Ceremony Marks Dedication of
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 23, 2011
      Ahoy All,
      Good to see our Pacific Merchant Marine Council again recognized in the Navy League's Sea Power magazine.
      • Page 59 "Ceremony Marks Dedication of Stamps Marking Merchant Marine." Includes a color photo of myself and member Ken Blue along with a poster of the stamps!
      • Page 55 Council again a Membership Retention Awardee. 100% in 2010 (and also the largest council with 100%).
      • Page 55 Phelps Hobart Top Recruiter (again) - 22 new members in 2010. Puts me tied for being the League's #11 recruiter last year.
      • Page 60 Phelps Hobart listed as a Top Individual Recruiter for August 2011.
      The pace of council membership recruiting will likely pickup again soon. I hope for the council to again have a good finish for the year. Please notify me if you would like me to contact a possible new member. You can do the recruiting yourself - there is a membership application in Sea Power or online, www.navyleague.org/membership.
      Keep in touch - call me almost anytime...
      Heave Ho,
      Phelps Hobart
      President, Pacific Merchant Marine Council
      Senior Vice President, Pacific Central Region
      Vice President, Pacific Southwest Region
      National Director
      Navy League of the United States
      PO Box 191403
      Sacramento CA 95819-1403
      (916) 739-6949 | (916) 955-3972 cell |
      The Pacific Merchant Marine Council, The Maritime
      Logistics Council, was chartered 11 December 2006.
      It's an advocate for the United States maritime industry.
      Luncheons are hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area.
      New members welcomed!

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      Sent: Friday, September 23, 2011 7:05 AM
      Subject: NLUS October 2011 Digital Edition

        The October 2011 issue of SEAPOWER


      Go to www.seapowermagazine.org



      P. 3 President’s Message. Invest in National Security.

      P. 54 Navy League to present council awards at Chattanooga convention.

      P. 56 Reno Council, Nevada governor honor state’s namesake submarine.

      P. 57 NSCC’s Kohanzo named to Sea Cadet Hall of Fame.

      P. 57 Sea Cadets take part in Seabee Training.

      P. 58 Tampa Council hosts Japan training squadron.

      P. 58 Western Connecticut Council picnic honors SEALs.

      P. 59 U.S. Merchant Marine on new Postal Service ‘Forever’ stamps.

      P. 59 Detroit Councils host luncheons for Navy Week.

      P. 59 Richmond Council coordinates display of USS Hornet model.

      P. 14 Shipyard ‘Ohana’ on Oahu. Pearl Harbor training program grooms apprentices for lifelong careers.

      P. 18 High-Tech Flight Deck. Digital-age electronics, unmanned systems will mean big changes in carrier operations.

      P. 22 Hitting the Weakest Point. The Navy refines its ability to strike maritime targets with precision.

      P. 26 Drone of All Trades. Navy pushes for the multipurpose UCLASS system to start flying off carrier decks by 2018.

      P. 28 Making Its Mark. Fire Scout performance flies in the face of a scathing predeployment review.

      P. 34 Upgrading Aegis. Major developments are still to come as sea-based BMD system makes its way onto land.

      P. 40 ‘We Build, We Fight.’ Rear Adm. Mark A. Handley discusses Seabee operations in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

      P. 64 In My Own Words. Lt. Jeffrey Chonko, Coast Guard C4ISR electrical engineer, Washington.

      P. 8 Washington Report

      * Defense Hawks on the Offense To Protect Pentagon Budget.

      * Senate Appropriators Agree To Trim F-35 Budget, Terminate JLTV.

      * Roughead Retires, Greenert Becomes CNO.


      P. 10 Intercepts

      “The 9/11 era is drawing to a close, and it’s time to plan for the post-9/11 era.” The new era “will surpass the Cold War in terms of global posturing, and there is a blurred distinction between our vital and our peripheral geographical interests. The 21st century enemy is unlikely to fight the way we would prefer.”

      Todd Harrison

      Senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments


      Visit www.seapowermagazine.org for the complete contents of SEAPOWER's October issue. To subscribe, call 800-356-5760.

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