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The Naval Institute is a private, not-for-profit educational institution whose mission is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security. Every week on the Proceedings Podcast, the Naval Institute's Director of Outreach, Ward Carroll, and the Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings, Bill Hamblet, talk about what's happening in the Sea Services, latest news from USNI News, stories in Proceedings and Naval History magazines, and interview Naval Institute authors. Deputy Editor Bill Bray joins the cast from time to time as well.

Episode Date
Proceedings Podcast Episode 190 - Sub Boss Speaks!
00:47:24
VADM Daryl Caudle talks about the U.S. Navy's current and future efforts to sustain the competitive edge in submarine warfare. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/october/sustaining-submarine-forces-competitive-edge
Oct 29, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 189 - Japan's Deadliest Weapon
00:33:16
Naval analyst Norman Polmar discusses how the end of World War II might have unfolded in far worse fashion had Japan proceeded with its biological-warfare option. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/october/japans-deadliest-weapons
Oct 27, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 188 - Countering the Kamikaze
00:39:57
Trent Hone discusses how the U.S. Navy innovated to counter the unforeseen and shocking threat of Japanese kamikazes in the final year of World War II in the Pacific Theater. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/october/countering-kamikaze
Oct 15, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 187 - Hazards of SWO JO Overconfidence
00:36:49
LT Michael Pruitt recalls a situation where his overconfidence could have killed one of his sailors and, more broadly, what it reflects about the pitfalls of surface warfare culture. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/september/overconfidence-can-be-hazardous
Oct 13, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 186 - Greatest Naval War Ever Fought
00:44:17
Historian Vince O'Hara returns to the show to talk about his latest "Naval History" article dealing with the naval side of World War II, which he believes is the most important aspect of that war.
Sep 30, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 185 - Conversation with the Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps
00:43:25
Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Troy Black discusses a wide range of issues facing the force now and in the future.
Sep 28, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 184 - The History of the Herndon Climb
00:44:23
A conversation about the history of the iconic Herndon Monument climb at the Naval Academy with author Jim McNeal.
Sep 24, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 183 - How to Succeed in Flight School
00:39:49
LCDR Steve Moffett talks about his article titled "How to Succeed in Flight School (by Really Trying)" in the Sept. Proceedings.
Sep 21, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 182 - Commandant Unveils New Coast Guard IUU Strategy
00:38:20
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant ADM Karl Schultz unveils the service's new Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fisheries strategy designed to protect regional food sources around the globe.
Sep 14, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 181 - Coast Guard's First Aid Fiasco
00:38:41
Chief Boatswain's Mate Phillip Null, USCG, talks about his award winning essay dealing with the need for more first aid training for Coast Guard crews.
Sep 11, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 180 - "A Fitting Place to End a War"
00:47:42
Historian Paul Stillwell talks about the history of USS Missouri, the venue for the surrender of the Japanese on Sept. 2, 1945. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/october/fitting-place-end-war
Sep 01, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 179 - Employ Coast Guard LEDets to the Indo-Pacific
00:38:13
LT Andrew Ray talks about his award-winning essay on the subject of using Coast Guard law enforcement detachments more effectively in the Indo-Pacific.
Aug 31, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 178 - "World's Most Vertical Person"
00:48:38
Dr. Kathy Sullivan talks about her life as an astronaut, scientist, agency chief, Navy reservist, and "deep sea tourist." The conversation includes her thoughts on climate change and the state of politics with respect to problem solving.
Aug 25, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 177 - The Price of Shore Facilities and MWR
00:27:58
CMC Justin Gray talks about the costs of shore installations and how tight budgets and a changing culture are forcing leaders to re-think what the priorities are.
Aug 21, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 176 - America's First Foreign Military Sale
00:32:13
Naval historian Bill Prom talks about "the seventh frigate," a warship built as a payoff to Algiers - in essence America's first FMS transaction. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/august/seventh-frigate
Aug 12, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 175 - Lejeune's Real Marine Corps Legacy
00:44:01
Marine Corps historian Mark Folse talks about the two major prongs of MGEN John A. Lejeune's legacy from his time as Commandant of the Marine Corps.
Aug 04, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 174 - Kanyon’s Reach: Rethinking the Nuclear Triad
00:39:53
LCDR Josh Portzer discusses his prize-winning essay about how Russia's unmanned nuclear torpedo can potentially upset the balance of power in the near future.
Jul 30, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 173 - Damage Control Training Spotlight
00:41:16
In the wake of the catastrophic fire aboard Bonhomme Richard, Master Chief Danielle Saunders and Petty Officer John Minor discuss how the Navy does damage control training.
Jul 22, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 172 - Whaling Captains of Color
00:48:38
Historian Skip Finley discusses his new book "Whaling Captains of Color" about the black Americans who pursued the hard road of the whaling industry to avoid slavery. More here: https://www.usni.org/press/books/whaling-captains-color
Jul 14, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 171 - ADM Winnefeld Warns Winter is Coming
00:43:16
Retired ADM James Winnefeld, former VCJCS, talks about how the current geopolitical cycle could end with a major test of U.S. power and what should be done about it. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/july/winter-coming
Jul 09, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 170 - Golden Age of Ironclads
00:34:27
Historian Bruce Taylor discusses the "golden age of Ironclads" and how those ships created a revolution in naval warfare. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/june/global-phenomenon
Jul 07, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 169 - Burden of a Black Naval Officer
00:50:42
LCDR Desmond Walker makes recommendations about how the Navy can make real change toward better equality in the ranks in the wake of national chaos. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/june/burden-black-naval-officer
Jul 02, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 168 - 8 Ways to be a Successful Sailor
00:31:45
Petty Officer Second Class Denesha Smith has a conversation about her perspective on how naval professionals can stay focused on success in the challenging environment of naval life, operations, and warfare.
Jun 29, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 167 - Marines Need Smaller, Faster Boats
00:40:48
Capt. Matt Galadyk, USMC talks about getting Marines to the beach using smaller, faster boats in addition to the current ARG/MEU construct.
Jun 25, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 166 - CENTCOM Update from Fleet Master Chief Herdel
00:42:03
CENTCOM Fleet Master Chief Jamie Herdel talks about what it's like to be in a high-visibility joint billet and reviews the latest events around the AOR.
Jun 18, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 165 - Military Lessons of the George Floyd Protests
00:52:36
Two minority service members - a USCG commander and a Navy chief - talk about their career experiences and recommendations for how the military can leverage this moment in American life to improve equality within the ranks. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/june/racial-tension-america-requires-intrusive-military-leadership
Jun 08, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 164 - SWO Junior Officer Life Hacks
00:37:58
LT Audrey Talbot reviews 6 of her 7 "truths" behind how to succeed as a first-tour division officer. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/june/truth-6-swo-ensigns-must-understand-how-set-tone
Jun 03, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 163 - Coast Guard Update with MCPOCG
00:49:56
MCPOCG Jason Vanderhaden reviews the events of 2019 and updates the latest issues and accomplishments of the U.S. Coast Guard.
May 27, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 162 - August Cole's New Novel "Burn-In"
00:46:02
Futurist August Cole talks about his new novel, "Burn-In" and how humans might use data and interface with robots in the future.
May 26, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 161 - Naval Aviation in Review
00:43:39
"Jethro" Bodine and "Bus" Snodgrass review 2019 as well as the latest updates surrounding Naval Aviation.
May 22, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 160 - Story Behind "The Stringbags" Creators
00:47:30
Writer Garth Ennis and artist P.J. Holden discuss the details of creating "The Stringbags," the latest graphic novel from Dead Reckoning (an imprint of Naval Institute Press).
May 20, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 159 - How COVID-19 is Affecting Maritime Shipping
00:41:42
Shashi Kumar talks about how 2019 went for the merchant marine and how the industry is dealing with the crises created by the current pandemic.
May 11, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 158 - The Black Sea Service Experience
00:52:50
MCPOCG (Ret.) Vince Patton and FLTCM (Ret.) Raymond Kemp discuss the history of the black experience and integration in the naval service, the challenges that still exist today, and the importance of continuing this conversation. For reference: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/1979/october/integration-navy-1941-1978
May 05, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 157 -Editors' Roundtable
00:44:54
The team discusses the USNI annual meeting, the latest COVID-19 impacts on the fleet, and whether midshipmen should be able to get drafted to the NFL without any military obligation.
May 01, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 156 - "Tower of Skulls" author
00:39:33
Historian RIchard Frank talks about "Tower of Skulls," his new book about the Asia-Pacific War between 1937-1942.
Apr 29, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 155 - Don't Just Shut Up and Row
00:41:03
MAJ Brian Kerg, USMC discusses the matrix leaders sometimes have to navigate when doing right by subordinates and following orders aren't the same thing. Related article: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/april/dont-just-shut-and-row
Apr 24, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 154 - The Relentless Chief
00:43:24
Master Chief Mike Bemley talks about how to lead sailors with purpose and avoid the BCD ("blame, complain, and defend") mindset. More: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/april/relentless-chief
Apr 22, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 153 - Reimagine the ARG/MEU Team
00:42:37
LCDR Andy Roscoe discusses his article about modifying the use of amphibs in line with new threats and improved capabilities. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/april/reimagine-argmeu-team
Apr 17, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 152 - Unleash the Privateers!
00:41:07
Law of the sea experts Cancian and Schwartz discuss the merits of bringing privateering back to the Navy's strategy in the face of potential peer conflict. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/april/unleash-privateers
Apr 12, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 151 - Behind the Scenes of Churchill's Graphic Biography
00:39:28
Historian Andrew Roberts discusses the life and times of Winston Churchill, the subject of the new graphic novel from Dead Reckoning. More info here: https://www.usni.org/press/books/churchill-0
Apr 09, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 150 - Digital Comms Tools for Enlisted Leaders
00:39:29
Winner of the 2017 Enlisted Prize essay contest, MCCS Hendrick Simoes, offers insights on how leaders can better use digital communication tools to enhance their leadership effectiveness. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2017/june/it-time-digital-deckplate-leadership
Apr 07, 2020
Proceedings (History) Podcast Episode 149 - Conspicuous SEAL Gallantry Under Fire
00:34:36
Discussion how Lieutenant (junior grade) Tom Richards saved the lives of several fellow SEALs in January 1971 at great risk to himself, but his award was downgraded. More here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/april/conspicuous-gallantry-under-fire
Apr 07, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 148 - Use a 27-Section Watchbill during Maintenance Avails
00:29:12
John Cordle talks about how a 27-section watchbill can reduce wear and tear on a crew during a maintenance availability.
Apr 03, 2020
Proceedings (History) Podcast Episode 147 - Lessons from the Battle of Okinawa
00:34:23
Historian Vince O'Hara analyzes the Battle of Okinawa, the final "island hopping" campaign in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Mar 31, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 146 - Leadership, Obedience, and the Conduct of War
00:36:55
NWC Prof. Pauline Shanks Kaurin discusses approaches to leadership and the conduct of war in light of recent events involving the White House and the previous SECNAV.
Mar 27, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 145 - MCPON's Coronavirus Update
00:29:34
MCPON Russ Smith calls-in from the Pentagon to give the latest on how the fleet is dealing with the coronavirus threat.
Mar 25, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 144 - Ode to Boomers from a Grumpy Millennial
00:40:11
LCDR Alyssa Armstrong reviews the memorable sayings she learned from Baby Boomer generation COs. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/february/ode-boomers-grumpy-millennial
Mar 25, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 143 - 'Strategy Matters' with Prof. Jim Holmes
00:43:20
NWC Prof. Jim Holmes, author of the Proceedings "Strategy Matters" column, talks about the focus during a pandemic and beyond.
Mar 23, 2020
Proceedings (History) Podcast Episode 142 - Samuel Eliot Morison on WW2
00:34:47
David Sears discusses Samuel Eliot Morison's 15-volume history of World War II. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2020/april/sam-morisons-long-campaign
Mar 20, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 141 - Coronavirus threat to the fleet
00:43:44
Retired Navy Dr. Jerry Mothershead discusses the coronavirus threat to the fleet and the nation at large.
Mar 18, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 140 - WEST 2020 Day 2 Wrap-up
00:22:44
The highlights of Day 2 of #WEST2020 live from the San Diego Convention Center.
Mar 03, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 139 - WEST 2020 Day 1 Wrap-up
00:22:08
Ward, Bill, and Paul review the action live from #WEST2020 in San Diego.
Mar 02, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 138 - Use the Reserves Better
00:40:28
Petty Officer Ben Teitsort is joined by Reserve Force Master Chief Chris Kotz to talk about how the Navy can better use its reserves. Related: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2020/january/navy-must-better-use-its-reserve
Feb 25, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 137 - CNP Talks Sailor 2025 and More
00:48:33
VADM John Nowell, Chief of Naval Personnel, talks about the latest manpower initiatives to recruit and retain the right folks to man a 355-ship Navy.
Feb 23, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 136 - Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan
00:44:27
D.M. Giangreco, author of "Hell to Pay," talks about the decision matrix military planners went through when trying to end the war in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Feb 20, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 135 - Iwo Jima in Depth
00:42:25
USNA Prof. Mark Folse analyzes the Battle of Iwo Jima with the editors of Naval History magazine.
Feb 18, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 134 - Undersea Adventures of Victor Vescovo
00:34:27
Adventurer and retired Navy intel officer Victor Vescovo talks about his undersea missions to the bottom of the five oceans.
Feb 13, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 133 - SEAL Ethos Revisited
00:38:41
Retired Navy SEAL CAPT Dan'l Steward talks about applying the SEAL ethos to current events.
Feb 06, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 132 - Live from USNA's Ship Selection Night
00:50:04
All the action live from the Naval Academy's Ship Selection Night including interviews with future SWO midshipmen, ship reps, and VADM Jim Kilby (N9).
Jan 30, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 131 - Chinese Espionage in Depth
00:47:26
Matt Brazil talks about "Chinese Communist Espionage," his new book from USNI Press. Theme song: "Take It Off the Top" by the Dixie Dregs. Used with permission of the artist (our good friend Steve Morse).
Jan 28, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 130 - The First Deepest Dive
00:25:59
Naval historian Norman Polmar talks about the U.S. Navy's mission to reach the bottom of the Mariana Trench on the 60th anniversary of the achievement.
Jan 21, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 129 - Zumwalt CO Tells All
00:55:27
CAPT Drew Carlson, CO of USS Zumwalt, talks about maintaining colregs proficiency and the future of DDG 1000.
Jan 16, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 127 - The Ship Boss Live from SNA
00:31:42
VADM Richard Brown, Commander Surface Forces, talks about the state of the SWO community and the path to 355 ships.
Jan 15, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 128 - Force Master Chiefs Live from SNA
00:40:12
Force Master Chiefs Osborne and Goodrich talk about how the fallout of the CR and the path to a 355-ship Navy is affecting the enlisted side of the house.
Jan 15, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 126 - Chiefs Mess and the High End Fight
00:48:56
Fleet Master Chief Paul Kingsbury talks about refocusing the chiefs' role for the next war, which could likely be against a peer adversary.
Jan 10, 2020
Proceedings Podcast Episode 125 - Culture of Phantom vs. Crusader
00:44:06
Capt. "Drano" Malandrino talks about how Topgun was formed by comparing and contrasting the cultures of the F-4 Phantom and F-8 Crusader communities in the late '60s.
Dec 26, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 124 - Middle East 101
01:05:53
The authors of "Middle East 101," a new release from USNI Press, explain the history of Islam and America's military misadventures in the region.
Dec 20, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 123 - Should Every Marine Really Be a Rifleman?
00:44:20
Sgt. Daniel Hill and Sgt. Maj. Anthony Easton discuss what the "Every Marine a Rifleman" motto actually means and whether that ethos is a problem in the fleet.
Dec 13, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 122 - Falkland Lessons Applied to China
00:43:32
LCDR Jeff Vandenengel applies the lessons of the Falkland War to the current threat posed by the Chinese in the Western Pacific.
Dec 10, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 121 - Beat Army Football Special
00:29:04
An Army-Navy game preview with Navy football head coach Ken Niumatalolo and quarterback MIDN 1/C Malcolm Perry.
Dec 05, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 120 - Economics of the American Hero
00:48:45
CDR Brendan Stickles talks about Jack Lucas, a hero of the Battle of Iwo Jima, and whether America still has the ability to make such warfighters today. Read more: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/december/economics-american-hero-0
Dec 03, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 119 - New Approach to Mental Health and Suicide
00:36:12
Retired Master Chief Ken Falke talks about treating mental health as a leadership issue. Read his article here: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/august/struggle-well-new-approach-mental-health-and-suicide
Nov 25, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 118 - Getting the Marines Back Aboard Ships
00:49:46
Maj. Brian Kerg, USMC, talks about aligning the Commandant's planning guidance and the Navy's strategic vision. Related article: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/november/what-does-navy-need-marine-corps
Nov 21, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 117 - From Sea to C-Suite with VADM Dawson
00:37:43
VADM Cutler Dawson talks about his life at sea and as CEO of NFCU. Shop for his new book, "From the Sea to the C-Suite," at https://www.usni.org/press/books/sea-c-suite.
Nov 20, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 116 - Effective New Treatment for PTSD
00:49:49
COL Sean Mulvaney, MC, USA (Ret.) talks about his revolutionary treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/november/ptsd-treat-epidemic-our-ranks
Nov 06, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 115 - 'The World Wonders' Mystery Revealed
00:44:20
Rich Frank reveals the mystery behind "the world wonders," the second-most famous message from the War in the Pacific. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/october/world-wonders
Oct 23, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 114 - Analyzing the Battle of Leyte Gulf
00:41:41
Our panel of naval history experts breaks down the Battle of Leyte Gulf on its 75th anniversary. Read more: https://www.usni.org/press/books/battle-leyte-gulf-75 https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/october/navys-aerial-arsenal-leyte-gulf https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/october/gambier-bays-final-hours https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2009/october/leyte-gulf-pacific-wars-greatest-battle
Oct 21, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 113 - Cold War ASW Lessons and Slade Cutter
00:49:58
CDR Joel Holwitt discusses the sub-on-sub lessons of the Cold War and remembers World War 2 hero Slade Cutter. Read more: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/october/sub-vs-sub-asw-lessons-cold-war https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/october/confidence-his-team
Oct 15, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 112 - Happy 146th Birthday, USNI!
00:47:17
The Proceedings Podcasts hosts review the history of the Naval Institute on the occasion of the organization's 146th anniversary.
Oct 09, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 111 - Conversation with ADM Jamie Foggo, USN
00:47:18
ADM Jamie Foggo, USN, Commander of Joint Forces Command Naples, and U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, stops by the studio to talk NATO, Russia, Africa, Fourth Battle, and Third Offset.
Oct 02, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 110 - Conversation with MCPOCG
00:48:44
MCPOCG Jason Vanderhaden talks about his career and the issues facing the Coast Guard today.
Sep 26, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 109 - Simulators Can't Replace Real Aircrew Training
00:39:43
Air Force Col. Mike Pietrucha discusses the trap of believing that technology like simulators will make aircrews completely combat-ready.
Sep 16, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 108 - Gen. John Kelly Looks Back
00:59:09
Gen. John Kelly, USMC (Ret.), talks about his time on active duty, as Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security, and White House Chief of Staff.
Sep 12, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 107 - Fixing Talent Management Pt. 2
00:35:03
Live from Tailhook 2019, LCDRs Renato A. DePaolis II and Andrew R. Ginnetti continue the conversation around how to fix the way the Navy manages people to create a warfighting culture. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/september/modern-force-what-happened-talent-management Theme song: "Space Eyes" by @drivinncryin
Sep 08, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 106 - TOPGUN's Impact
00:37:22
Live from Tailhook 2019, CDR "Pops" Papaioanu, CO of TOPGUN, talks about the school's impact on the fleet over the last 50 years. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/september/topguns-impact Podcast theme: "Space Eyes" by Drivin 'N Cryin. Follow them at @drivinncryin.
Sep 07, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 104 - What Happened to Talent Management?
00:24:17
LCDR Renato DePaolis offers a better way to evaluate personnel to prioritize warfighting and ensure the right folks wind up in positions of authority.
Sep 04, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 103 - Why JOs are TOPGUN's Foundation
00:37:29
Live from Tailhook, LCDR "Heed" Scarbro talks how junior officers are the foundation of Topgun's culture of excellence.
Sep 04, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 105 - TOPGUN from Two Perspectives
00:29:34
Live from Tailhook 2019, CAPT "Proton" McLaughlin talks about his two tours at Topgun, as a JO and CO.
Sep 03, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 102 - Improve Maintenance Culture to Retain Sailors
00:38:07
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Martin describes how sailors get trapped in a culture of cutting corners when doing maintenance. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/july/improving-maintenance-culture-retain-sailors Theme song: "Space Eyes" by Drivin' N' Cryin
Sep 01, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 101 - Defeat of the Graf Spee
00:45:52
Dr. Alan Zimm talks about the Battle of the River Plate and Commander Fuchida's costly decision at Pearl Harbor.
Aug 29, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 100 - Rise of China's Seapower
00:44:41
Dr. Jonathan Ward talks about the influence of seapower upon China and how the U.S. is reacting. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/august/influence-seapower-upon-china
Aug 26, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 99 - America's Maritime Crisis
00:44:59
Dr. Sal Mercogliano talks about how the U.S. has fallen behind in the commercial aspects of sea power. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/august/be-modern-maritime-power
Aug 21, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 98 - Warrior Toughness and Damage Control
00:41:17
A discussion about how boot camp has changed to create the sailors needed for today's fleet environment. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/july/warrior-toughness-making-mind-body-soul-connection and https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/august/every-sailor-damage-controlman
Aug 19, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 97 - Give the LCS a USMC Mission
00:38:29
2nd Lt. James Winnefeld discusses his idea to employ the LCS in support of MARSOC and other USMC units. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/august/call-blue-green-cavalry
Aug 15, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 96 - Cutter Connectivity Problem
00:40:04
Coast Guard Commander Craig Allen talks about challenges with national security cutter connectivity.
Aug 07, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 95 - Topgun and Navy Retention
00:57:01
CDR "Bus" Snodgrass talks about being a Topgun instructor and his retention recommendations to the Navy.
Jul 30, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 94 - ADM Stavridis on the USNI Dare Factor
00:43:18
ADM Jim Stavridis talks about his Navy career and longtime involvement in the Naval Institute as he ends his tenure as Chairman of the Board.
Jul 25, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 93 - USNA Superintendent Looks Back
00:59:29
VADM Ted Carter, USNA Superintendent, reflects on his long career as an aviator and leader.
Jul 24, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 92 - SECDEF Role in Hyperwar
00:46:13
"Ghost Fleet" co-author August Cole teams with DoD expert Wendy Anderson to talk about how the role of SECDEF will evolve as information flows faster in combat. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/june/secretary-hyperwar-optempo-machine-speed
Jul 22, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 91 - The Grey Ghost's Artist
00:48:12
A discussion about Clarence J. Tibado, a sailor and artist who painted some of World War II's most significant battles after living through them as a member of the USS Pensacola's crew.
Jul 06, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 89 - Ensigns Create Podcast Focused on Civ-Mil Divide
00:50:53
The creators of the Thank You for Your Service podcast talk about the state of the civilian-military divide.
Jul 03, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 90 - The Heroes of the Hornet
00:43:56
A filmmaker, a historian, and a World War 2 torpedo bomber crewman talk about Carrier Air Group 11, "the Heroes of the Hornet."
Jul 02, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 88 - Current Events Roundtable
00:56:43
USNI News Editor-in-Chief Sam LaGrone talks about Iran, Baltops, FFG(X), and other current events.
Jun 26, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 87 - Time to Change the PRT
00:33:30
Military cardiologist Col John G. Sotos discusses how the current PRT doesn't reflect the physical needs of today's fight. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/june/physical-fitness-programs-dont-fit-todays-fight
Jun 17, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 86 - Solve the Littorals Problem with Corvette Carriers
00:42:07
Lt.Col. Colin Smith talks about using corvette carriers to solve the U.S. Navy's capability gap in the littorals with the renewal of great power competition. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/june/corvette-carriers-new-littoral-warfare-strategy
Jun 09, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 85 - Untold Stories of the Battle of Midway
00:47:25
Battle of Midway expert Jon Parshall takes another look at how the battle unfolded and events the day after that ended one submariner skipper's career. Read more: https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2007/june/ignoring-lessons-defeat https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/june/double-turn-misfortune
Jun 04, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 84 - Could D-Day Have Happened in '43?
00:41:33
Vince O'Hara explores how D-Day might have happened in 1943 instead of 1944. Read more at https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/2019/june/d-day-year-too-late
Jun 02, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 83 - Make a Coast Guard Admiral SOUTHCOM
00:42:08
A Coast Guard couple explains why SOUTHCOM should be headed by a Coast Guard admiral.
May 29, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 82 - Editors Talk Blue Angels and Coming Attractions
00:43:15
The Proceedings staff discusses what it's like to fly with the Blue Angels, this year's "controversial" Herndon climb during USNA's commissioning week, and what's coming up in future issues of the magazine.
May 22, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 81 - Naval Aviation Year in Review
00:50:51
CDR "Jethro" Bodine reviews the state of Naval Aviation platform-by-platform and offers in-depth perspective on each one.
May 16, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 80 - Navy Helos in Vietnam Documentary
00:34:23
The producers of "Scramble the Seawolves" explain the inspiration behind their documentary about a squadron of Hueys that provided close air support for the riverines in Vietnam.
May 12, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 79 - MCPON Fleet Update
00:50:00
MCPON Russ Smith talks about the latest issues around the fleet.
May 09, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 78 - Peter Swartz Talks Naval Strategy
00:46:45
Legendary naval strategist Peter Swartz talks about his career and offers advice for the next generation of military planners. Read an interview with CAPT Swartz in the May issue of Proceedings at https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2019/may/naval-strategist-speaks
Apr 30, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 77 - Child Care is a Fleet Problem
00:42:28
LCDR Alison Maruca talks about her challenges with being both a Naval Officer and a mom, and how her issues aren't just a female sailor problem.
Apr 22, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 76 - PEO-JSF Director Talks F-35
00:58:03
VADM Mat Winter, PEO-JSF, talks in-depth about the F-35 program, past and present.
Apr 15, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 75 - Refuel the Truman, It's the Law
00:41:50
CAPT Tal Manvel gives his opinion of the Navy's recent decision to not to refuel CVN 75.
Apr 13, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 74 - Midshipmen Explain NAFAC
00:36:43
The midshipmen leaders of NAFAC talk foreign affairs and their outlook as they're about to enter the fleet.
Apr 07, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 73 - Get the Army Back in Amphibs
00:49:58
Maj. B.A. Friedman, USMCR, talks about where we need to up our amphibious warfare game, including getting the Army involved again.
Apr 03, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 72 - Chiefs Need to Earn Back Sailors' Trust
00:49:58
CMC Bill Houlihan talks about how chiefs need to earn back the trust of their sailors.
Mar 24, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 71 - Garth Ennis Talks "The Night Witches"
00:37:14
Renowned graphic novelist Garth Ennis talks about "The Night Witches," published by Dead Reckoning, the Naval Institute Press graphic novel imprint.
Mar 17, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 70 - NATO Expert Talks North Atlantic
00:44:27
Magnus Nordenman poses 5 questions NATO must answer in the North Atlantic.
Mar 13, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 69 - Is IW a Warfare Command?
00:47:18
A debate about whether IW is best positioned as support or a warfare specialty.
Mar 04, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 68 - Behind the Scenes of Fleet Maintenance
00:42:54
Master Chief Scott Kelly and retired CAPT John Cordle talk about the maintenance lessons learned from the FITZGERALD and McCAIN mishaps and where the fleet is now as a result.
Feb 27, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 67 - ET2 Gives a View from the Deckplates
00:42:13
ET2 Patrick Fisher, who penned two controversial op-eds for "Navy Times" in recent years, offers his thoughts on whether the Navy is actually taking action on issues flagged after the collisions-at-sea during the summer of 2017.
Feb 24, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 66 - WEST Day 3 Wrap-up
00:29:18
Bill, Paul, and Ward review the highlights of Day 3 of WEST 2019.
Feb 19, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 65 - WEST Day 2
00:31:16
Bill, Paul, and Ward review the highlights of WEST 2019 Day 2 live from the San Diego Convention Center.
Feb 13, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 64 - WEST Day 1 Wrap-up
00:28:43
Bill, Paul, and Ward review the highlights of USNI/AFCEA WEST Day 1 live from San Diego.
Feb 12, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 62 - Naval intel's Lost Decade
00:28:43
CDR Wolf Melbourne talks about how Naval Intelligence needs to take better advantage of tech and big data.
Jan 29, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 63 - Redesign the Fleet
00:36:29
Capt. Trip Barber talks about how the Navy needs to design the fleet for 2030 and beyond.
Jan 29, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 61 - Birth of the Navy Progressives
00:49:37
Author Scott Mobley talks about his new book, "Progressives in Navy Blue," which deals with the revolution in critical thought in the officer ranks in the late 1800s.
Jan 22, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 60 - Warfare Tactics Instructors Tell All
00:41:14
The "Top Guns" of the surface Navy explain how they train the fleet for the high-end fights of the future.
Jan 16, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 59 - Arm the Amphibs
00:48:31
Naval expert Bryan McGrath discusses his blog post about arming amphibious ships under the doctrine of "distributed lethality."
Jan 07, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 58 - Surface Warfare Forecast from SNA Chief
00:41:53
Retired VADM Barry McCullough talks about the future of the Surface Navy as a preview to this year's SNA convention.
Jan 03, 2019
Proceedings Podcast Episode 57 - Why History Matters in Winning Wars
00:40:36
LCDR Jason FIte talks about history's role in making warfighters and Hughes' "six cornerstones" of naval tactics.
Dec 20, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 55 - All Marines are Not Advisors
00:38:31
Maj. Rafiel Deon Warfield, USMC, talks about how the Corps needs to create a better screening system for choosing who trains foreign militaries.
Dec 11, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 54 - Create an Autonomous Program Office
00:36:15
CAPT Sharif Calfee talks about creating an autonomous program office to fast-track good ideas into fleet capability.
Dec 06, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 53 - The Salty Millennial Revealed
00:48:04
USNI Blog columnist "The Salty Millennial" reveals his true identity and talks about the state of generational tension in the Navy today.
Nov 26, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 52 - China Wants Amphibs
00:40:10
BGEN Bill Bowers, USMC and Dr. Chris Yung talk about China's desire to have amphibious warfare capability.
Nov 18, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 51 - Afshin Molavi Talks China
00:39:57
Afshin Molavi, Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, talks about China and "the new Silk Road" and the defense implications surrounding it.
Nov 12, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 50 - David Poyer Talking Military Fiction
00:31:03
David Poyer talks about how he writes and his latest effort "Deep War."
Nov 07, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 49 - Fix Navy Air's Adversary Problem
00:44:59
LCDR Graham Scarbro talks about how to fix Navy Air's bandit problem to avoid sending aviators into combat ill-prepared to fight.
Nov 04, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 48 - Counter Intelligence Focus
00:35:47
1st Lt. Christian Heller, USMC, talks counter intelligence and how the Marines need to focus on this mission area during both asymmetric and peer conflicts.
Oct 28, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 47 - Tom Cutler Talks Naval Institute Press
00:37:21
Tom Cutler of USNI Press talks about how to submit manuscripts, the new Chief's Guide, and the latest news from the second deck of Beach Hall.
Oct 16, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 46 - SECNAV Lehman Recounts the Cold War
00:47:33
Former SECNAV John Lehman talks about winning the Cold War at sea and other parts of his tenure during the Reagan years as captured in his new book "Oceans Ventured."
Oct 07, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 45 - Using Social Media During Disasters
00:38:29
How the U.S. Coast Guard started using social media during disasters. USCGA Cadet Evan Twarog talks about how an idea that took off during Hurricane Harvey has now become fundamental to how the Coast Guard saves lives.
Oct 06, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 44 - Carriers in the High-End Fight
00:39:03
Using carriers differently in a high-end fight. Retired Naval Aviator Capt. "Barney" Rubel discusses the issues he raises in his Sept. PROCEEDINGS article.
Sep 25, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 42 - Russian Hybrid Warfare
00:37:41
Maj. Valerie McGuire on Russia's hybrid warfare threat, including computer hacking.
Sep 11, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 43 - Sailors and Video Addiction
00:32:43
Navy Capt. Peter Ryan talks about the threat video addiction poses to readiness across the fleet.
Sep 10, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 40 - The Evolution of Navy Fighting Doctrine
00:48:03
Trent Hone talks Navy fighting doctrine changes at the turn of the 20th Century on how they influenced the outcome of World War II. Trent is the author of "Learning War," which was just published by the Naval Institute Press.
Aug 24, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 41 - Finding the Wrecks of Indy and Lex
00:37:55
Undersea explorer Robert Kraft describes his team's recent findings of the wrecks of the LEXINGTON, INDIANAPOLIS, and JUNEAU. (For more check out "Paul Allen's Winning Season" in the Aug. issue of NAVAL HISTORY magazine.
Aug 24, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 39 - Prepare for Megacity Combat
00:38:13
Discussion about what's needed for the next generation of urban combat featuring an Army major who wrote "Prepare to Fight in Megacities," which appears in the August PROCEEDINGS.
Aug 13, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 38 - JOs Can Fix SWO Training
00:49:13
Lt. Katelyn Davidson, USN talks about her article on how JOs can fix SWO training.
Aug 11, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 37 - Acting MCPON Russell Smith
00:30:31
Acting MCPON Russell Smith talks morale, manpower, and career paths.
Aug 01, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 36 - Sleep Deprivation in the Coast Guard
00:38:43
USCG Petty Officer talks sleep deprivation: Petty Officer Second Class Erica Rands-Howard, USCG, talks about her experiences as a brand new member of a cutter crew when she worked "double 4-to-8" watches, which broke her more than breaking her in.
Jul 23, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 35 - Don Walsh on Diving to 36,000 Feet
00:48:43
Don Walsh talks diving to 36,000 feet and other amazing adventures he had as one of the first "hydronauts" in the early '60s.
Jul 16, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 34 - August Cole Talks About the Futuristic Military
00:44:32
Writer and futurist August Cole calls into the PROCEEDINGS Podcast to talk about "Automated Valor," his short work of fiction that was exclusively published in the May issue of PROCEEDINGS, and a host of other topics including the future of warfighting and military procurement.
Jul 08, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 33 - The Legendary Fred Rainbow Looks Back
00:46:49
Longtime PROCEEDINGS Editor-in-chief Fred Rainbow looks back on his Naval Institute career on the eve of his departure from the USNI team.
Jul 02, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 32 - Would Nimitz Win a Midway Today?
00:42:48
CAPT Jamie McGrath calls into the show from the Naval War College to discuss his article in the June PROCEEDINGS titled "Would Nimitz Win a Midway Today?" McGrath talks about relative shipbuilding capacity and how Roosevelt made it happen in the '30 and how it can't happen today.
Jun 25, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 31 - VADM Aucoin Talks About the CR
00:40:40
VADM Joseph Aucoin, USN (Ret.) calls into the PROCEEDINGS Podcast to discuss his recent article in the magazine titled "It's Not Just the Forward Deployed," which outlines his issues with the Comprehensive Review written following the two collisions at sea last summer that killed 17 sailors.
Jun 17, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 30 - An In-Depth Look at China's Naval Strategy
00:38:59
Professor James Holmes calls into the show to discuss the "five faces of Chinese sea power" and the roots of Mao's naval strategy.
Jun 09, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 29 - ADM Mike Mullen Talks the SWO Career Path
00:36:07
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen joins Bill and Ward in the studio to talk about his article from the April issue of PROCEEDINGS regarding adjustments to the surface warfare officer career path in the wake of last summer's collisions at sea.
May 28, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 28 - How 2017 Tested the Naval Profession
00:40:28
Capt Andrew Jampoler, USN (Ret.) calls into the show to talk about his article in the May PROCEEDINGS about how last summer's collisions at sea and the Fat Leonard scandal are related and reflect poorly on the state of leadership and the profession at large.
May 19, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 27 - Will Our Allies Support a War with China?
00:39:39
Maj. Nick Nappi, USMC, calls in from Hawaii to talk to Bill and Ward about how each of the Pacific allies might react in the event of a hot war with China.
May 07, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 26 - "Tactical Nukes are Back"
00:35:23
Lt. (j.g.) Andrea Howard, USN, talks to Bill and Ward about the history of tactical nuclear weapons and the state of current thought with respect to their use.
Apr 19, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 25 - "Presence is Not Deterrence"
00:43:56
Bill and Ward talk to Lt. Joseph Hanacek, USN, about his article in the April PROCEEDINGS titled, "Presence is Not Deterrence," in which he makes a distinction between "active" and "latent" suasion and suggests the Navy is doing too much of the latter while assuming it covers the former.
Apr 11, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 24 - Sam Tangredi Talks the Future of Amphibs
00:42:25
Bill and Ward talk to retired Navy Capt. Sam Tangredi about his article in the April PROCEEDINGS dealing with the future of amphibious warfare.
Apr 02, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 23 - Giving Cutters More Teeth
00:42:45
In this episode, Bill and Ward talk to two U.S. Coast Guard commanders about their article in the March PROCEEDINGS about how cutters might be mod'd to fight the "home game" against peer threats.
Mar 26, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 22 - It's All About the Sailors
00:41:26
Capt. John Cordle, USN (Ret.) talks to Bill and Ward about his most recent PROCEEDINGS article, titled "It's All About the Sailors," which deals with the challenges of training at sea and making sure sailors get enough rest to be effective and safe.
Mar 13, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 21 - Contest-Winning JO Talks About the Navy's Leadership Problem
00:44:14
In this episode of the PROCEEDINGS Podcast, Bill and Ward talk to Lt(j.g.) Daniel Stefanus, USN, a surface warfare officer who's won several USNI essay contests in recent years, on his techniques for writing about issues facing the Navy and leadership in the fleet in general.
Mar 06, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 20 - Navy SEAL Talks Innovation and Entrepreneurship
00:44:20
In this episode Navy SEAL Colin Supko talks about his combat experience and how it's served him as he created Patriot List, his startup business. Colin also discusses innovation with Bill and Ward and gives his recommendations for how DoD could improve its warfighting capability by being more business-friendly.
Feb 27, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 19 - Pete Pagano on Navy Training and Spring Press Preview
00:40:21
This week CAPT Pete Pagano, USN (Ret.) joins Bill and Ward to talk about how the Navy needs to update its training process to prepare for near-peer threats. And Meagan of the Naval Institute Press stops by to preview the USNI Press spring catalog.
Feb 20, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 18 - Talking Budget with Megan Eckstein of USNI News
00:45:59
USNI News senior writer Megan Eckstein joins Bill and Ward to talk about the roll-out of the DoD budget and the U.S. Navy's latest shipbuilding plan.
Feb 13, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 17 - VADM Tom Moore, NAVSEA
00:36:10
In this episode Bill and Ward talk to VADM Tom Moore, USN, NAVSEA Commander, live from WEST 2018. Admiral Moore discusses the status of CVN 78, the future of LCS, how NAVSEA has supported 7th Fleet in the wake of last summer's mishaps, and the need for a defense budget.
Feb 07, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 16 - ADM Scott Swift Talks Command and Control
00:48:27
ADM Scott Swift, PACFLT Commander, talks about "Mastering the Art of Command and Control," his article in the February issue of PROCEEDINGS. The admiral also offers an update on PACFLT's readiness in the face of ongoing regional threats like North Korea.
Jan 30, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 15 - CAPT Will McGee, USMC, Talks Training Exercises
00:43:45
In this episode of the PROCEEDINGS Podcast, Bill and Ward talk to CAPT Will McGee, USMC, about his article titled "The Exercise Has No Clothes" featured in the January issue of the magazine. CAPT McGee explains some of what he wrote in the piece regarding how training exercises don't replicate real-world scenarios to the degree they should.
Jan 23, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 14 - CDR Salamander on the State of the Surface Navy
00:46:29
In this episode Commander Salamander joins Bill and Ward to talk about the most recent report regarding the FITZGERALD and MCCAIN mishaps and Sal's USNI Blog post that suggests the surface Navy isn't showing the right signs of learning lessons from these tragedies.
Jan 16, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 13 - Fix TACAIR Pilot Retention
00:47:29
In this episode Bill and Ward talk to LCDR Tony Kochanski, a Growler pilot who just got out to fly with a commercial carrier. Tony wrote an article titled "To Fix TACAIR Pilot Retention, Follow the Money," a discussion about flight pay disparities, that appears in the January issue of PROCEEDINGS.
Jan 08, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 12 - What Happened To Our Surface Forces?
00:47:39
Ward and Bill discuss the January issue of Proceedings with Fleet Master Chief Paul Kingsbury, U.S. Navy, and drill down into Captain Kevin Eyer’s definitive article “What Happened To Our Surface Forces?”
Jan 01, 2018
Proceedings Podcast Episode 11 - CAPT Kevin Eyer on the LCS
00:45:06
In this episode of the PROCEEDINGS Podcast, Bill and Ward are joined by CAPT Kevin Eyer, USN (Ret.), surface warfare expert, to talk about the state of the Littoral Combat Ship in the wake of the recent CRS report on the program.
Dec 18, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 10 - Mishap in the WestPac
00:44:56
In this episode Bill calls into Beach Hall from Newport, RI to chat with Ward about the findings from the C-2 mishap in WestPac, the USNI Defense Forum in DC, transgender troops, and more.
Dec 05, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 9 - Risqué Skywriting and the Future of SWO Training
00:49:44
In this episode Bill and Ward talk about the fallout from the Growler sky writing incident over Washington state and the future of SWO training. Call-in guest is CDR Tom Ulmer, USN, the current Naval Institute fellow and former Gator ship CO.
Nov 28, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 8 - Train Them Like Marines
00:44:59
Bill and Ward talk to Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke, USMC, about his article titled "Train Them Like Marines" in the November issue of Proceedings.
Nov 14, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 7 - Fat Leonard
00:47:21
USNI News editor Sam LaGrone joins Bill and Ward in the studio to talk about current events including the latest surrounding the budget and "Fat Leonard" scandal.
Nov 07, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 6 - LT Jarrod Suess, USN
00:45:51
On this episode of the Proceedings Podcast, Ward and Bill analyze the U.S. Navy's report on the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions at sea, review some features from the November issue of Proceedings, and chat with Navy SEAL LT Jarrod Suess, USN, about the books he carried into combat.
Oct 31, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 5 - Take a Knee for Social Justice
00:39:57
In this episode, along with other current events, Ward and Bill try to explain that USNI is NOT a political forum while discussing a PROCEEDINGS TODAY article titled, "Take a Knee."
Oct 23, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 4 - Talking the History of USNI and a Deep Dive on China
00:39:57
In this episode Ward and Bill put a finer point on the amazing history of USNI and go deep on China.
Oct 16, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 3 - Too Many SWOs per Ship
00:45:06
In episode 3 of the PROCEEDINGS PODCAST Bill and Ward invite their first guest into the studio: LT Brendan Cordial, USN, a surface warfare officer who wrote an article in the March issue titled "Too Many SWOs per Ship."
Oct 09, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 2 - "Fat Leonard," T-45 OBOGS, and More
00:44:19
In this episode, Bill and Ward chat about the latest around the "Fat Leonard" scandal and the T-45 OBOGS problem. Bill also digs deep into how the U.S. Navy should deal with China.
Oct 03, 2017
Proceedings Podcast Episode 1 - The Beginning
00:47:33
In the first episode of the PROCEEDINGS podcast, Ward and Bill discuss the most recent "Fat Leonard" news as well as the latest around collisions at sea and the T-45 oxygen system. The team also highlights features from the October issue of PROCEEDINGS magazine - the submarine theme issue.
Sep 27, 2017
PROCEEDINGS interview with ADM Shoemaker
00:43:20
The editors of PROCEEDINGS traveled to the Pentagon to chat with the Navy's "Air Boss," VADM Mike Shoemaker. Topics Bill and Ward discussed with the Admiral include the T-45's oxygen problem (and how it could affect career paths), the wars in Syria and Iraq, the Ford's growing pains, budget issues, and how drones will play in the carrier war of the future.
Jul 11, 2017