Maritime Matters

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall performs a stern gate transfer with U.S. Army logistics support vessel USAV SP/4 James A. Loux. During a stern gate transfer, two ships at sea connect to transport supplies, equipment and personnel. Carter H...
"USS Carter Hall was fortunate to be a part of this interoperability experience," said Lt Rebecca Domzalski, 1st lieutenant aboard Carter Hall. "We brought in Army craft to our stern gate, which the C
Navy Adm Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, makes a comment during a press briefing with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on proposed efficiencies that mark the next major step in the Defense Department's reform agenda at the Pentagon...
Watch the entire briefing and then the Q & A session that followed.
A memorial library is being put together for the USS New York (LDP 21). . . Veterans, the Fire and Police Departments of New York, and 9/11 family members are compiling a "modern military" section.
By Col Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Ret) - Originally published in December 2007 Part II: The Conclusion The Civil War entered its third year in 1864, reaping a harvest of death and devastation across the South. Yet Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Joseph E. Johnston still seemed invincible...
February 2010 Piracy and the Maritime Industry
By Roy Meador - Originally Published September 1979 John Paul Jones, the famous sea captain who fought on our side during the Revolution, made sure he had 140 Marine sharpshooters aboard his ship, the Bon Homme Richard , when he tangled with the Serapis 200 years ago this month. Maybe that's why he...
Asserting Influence and Power: The Case for Amphibs in the 21st Century Some Aspects of the Historiography of British and U.S. Doctrines of Amphibious Operations in the 20th Century Making Bold Adjustments: The AAV in Enhanced Company Operations Future of MAGTF Operations 21st Century Amphibious...

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