Bill Lescher

What We Can Learn From a 600-Ship Navy

We should think about what we can learn from the 600-ship Navy as we start to plan our next defense buildup. Should we, for example, spend money on new skills to deal with the growing threat from C...

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Admiral Bill Lescher Describes How Individuals Can Enhance Their Risk Management Capabilities Using Navy Risk Management Techniques.

Risk assessment and risk management are so critical in the Navy that continuing training is necessary to assist enlisted personnel in maintaining and acquiring new abilities. Admiral Bill Lescher, ...

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During the Cold War, the U.S. Navy

Keeping the peace was a big job for the U.S. Navy during the Cold War. They did many different things, like blockade the ports of North Vietnam, the "Tanker War," and Operation Koh Tang. During th...

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Putting the Revolutionary War Navy back together

During the American Revolutionary War, a lot was happening on the seas. There was much to see, from the Battle of Saratoga to the Punitive Expeditions of the Treaty of Paris. Some of these things w...

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A shipwreck in the Caribbean Sea - Analysis of the Loss of the U.S.S. Kearsarge

The aircraft carrier Kearsarge crew members escaped the disaster by swimming and diving. The crew members were treated by medical personnel and will be in a medical facility until March 15, March 1...

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Marines of the United States Navy in the nineteenth century

Marines served in the United States Navy in the nineteenth century; this article will describe their tasks and uniforms. Marines were well-known for pillaging enemy goods, sleeping in canvas hammoc...

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Defense First! The USS Forrestal

In 1958, the Forrestal was the flagship of Commander Carrier Division Four in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship participated in many significant drills and practice runs while stationed there. Vice P...

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Theories of Force Projection During the First World War

As a military concept, force projection has numerous applications. Historically, it has centred on applying limited force in remote locations to achieve particular political objectives. Today, howe...

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When the War Against the Slave Trade Picked Up Steam

Slavery was a global problem that had to be stopped, and the War against slavery picked up steam in the early 1800s. But unfortunately, the world collapsed into one, and slavery was right there. ...

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U.S. Navy Research and Exploration - Lab Locations in the Nineteenth Century

The United States Navy is dedicated to advancing science and exploration. The Office of Naval Research, established in 1946, has produced several innovations and discoveries. Its scientists created...

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