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RADM Raymond A. Spicer, USN (Ret.)

Staff Writers
Sam LaGrone
Mallory Shelbourne
Heather Mongilio

Contributors

  • A. Denis Clift
  • Aaron Willschick
  • Aaron-Matthew Lariosa
  • Adam Elkus
  • Adm. John C. Harvey Jr., USN
  • Adm. John C. Harvey, USN and Col. P.J. Ridderhof, USMC
  • Adm. John S. Thach, USN (Retired)
  • Adm. Robert Natter, USN (Retired)
  • Adm. Stan Arthur, USN (Ret.) and Capt. J. Talbot Manvel, USN (Ret.)
  • Alan Rems
  • Andrew Chisholm
  • Andrew Erickson
  • Andrew Fink
  • Andrew Phillips
  • Armando J. Heredia
  • Ben Ho Wan Beng
  • Ben Werner
  • Benjamin Felton
  • Bernard D. Cole
  • Billy Birdzell
  • Bradley Peniston
  • Brig. Gen. Russell D. Howard, U.S. Army (retired) and Cecilie Hahn-Petersen
  • Bryan J. Dickerson
  • Bryan McGrath
  • CAPT Jeff Hoyle, USN
  • CAPT Robert C. Rubel, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. A. Jay Cristol, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Anthony Cowden, USN
  • Capt. Brett Friedman
  • Capt. Christopher P. Carlson, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Gerard D. Roncolato, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. J. Phillip London, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. James Patton, Jr. USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Kevin Eyer, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Mark Vandroff, USN
  • Capt. Richard M. Miller, USN
  • Capt. Robert Carney Powers, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Sean R. Liedman, USN (Retired)
  • Capt. Walter Karig, USNR and Cdr. Eric Purdon, USNR
  • Carlo Muñoz
  • Carly Laywell
  • Carlyle A. Thayer
  • Cdr. John T. Kuehn, USN (Retired)
  • Cdr. Michael J. Dobbs, USN (Retired)
  • Cdr. Tyrone G. Martin, USN (Retired)
  • Cem Devrim Yaylalı
  • Chas Henry
  • Chris Rawley and Claude Berube
  • Christopher Cavas
  • Cid Standifer
  • Cmdr. Dale Heinken
  • Cmdr. Daniel Dolan, USN (Retired)
  • Col. H. Wayne Whitten, USMC (retired)
  • Col. Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Retired)
  • Col. Michael W. Pietrucha, USAF
  • Col. Timothy Geraghty USMC (Ret.)
  • Courtney Mabeus
  • Dan Parsons
  • Dan Ward
  • Dana Merkel
  • Daniel Goure
  • Daniel Trombly
  • Dave Baranek
  • Dave Majumdar
  • David D. Chen & Cary C. Chen
  • David Hobbs
  • David Ogul
  • Debalina Ghoshal
  • Dirk Steffen
  • Don Walsh
  • Donald Thieme
  • Dowdy Smith
  • Dr. Anthony Wells
  • Dzirhan Mahadzir
  • Eddie LeBaron
  • Edward J. Walsh
  • Eric Wertheim
  • Feng Cao
  • Fred Schultz
  • Frederick C. Leiner
  • Gannon McHale
  • Gary Solis
  • Gen. Joseph P. Hoar, USMC Retired
  • Gidget Fuentes
  • Glenn Moyer
  • Gordon Arthur
  • H I Sutton
  • Heather Mongilio
  • Heather Mongilio and Sam LaGrone
  • Henrik Paulsson
  • Henry Holst
  • James Bridger
  • James Delgado
  • James Holmes
  • James Kraska and Pete Pedrozo
  • James W. Hurlbut
  • Jeff Moore
  • Jeffery M. Bale
  • Jeremy Black
  • Jim Dorschner
  • Jim Howe
  • Joe Courtney
  • John Daly
  • John Grady
  • John Nagl
  • Jon Rosamond
  • Jonathan Hoppe
  • Joshua T. Cohen
  • Juho Lee
  • Julian Ku and Christopher Mirasola
  • Kelsey D. Atherton
  • Kenneth V. Jack
  • Kevin Delamer
  • Kirk Ross
  • Kurt Albaugh
  • Kyle Mizokami
  • Lawrence E. Cosgriff and Edward H. Feege, Jr.
  • Lawrence Verria and Capt. George Caldorisi, USN (Retired)
  • LCDR Brian Moore, USCG
  • Lee Willett
  • Len Colodny
  • Lt. Alexander P. Smith, USN
  • Lt. Cdr. John R. Sherwood, III USNR (Retired)
  • Lt. Christina Adams, USN
  • Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Armstrong, USN
  • Lt. Cmdr. Jeff W. Benson, USN
  • Lt. Cmdr. John Halttunen, USN
  • Lt. Cmdr. Mark Lawrence, USN
  • Lt. Col. David Abba, USAF
  • Lt. Col. David Gurfein, USMC (Retired)
  • Lt. Col. Jay A. Stout, USMC (Retired)
  • Lt. Eric Schuck, USNR
  • Lt. Jack Walsh, USN
  • Lt. James Drennan, USN
  • Lt. Joachim von Gosseln, Former German Navy
  • Lt. Kevin P. Shaeffer, USN (Retired)
  • Lt. Lawrence Heyworth IV, USN
  • Lt. Matthew Hipple, USN
  • Magnus Nordenman
  • Magnus Nordenman
  • Maj. Jeannette Haynie, USMC Reserve
  • Maj. Scott Cuomo, USMC and Billy Birdzell
  • Mallory Shelbourne
  • Mallory Shelbourne and Sam LaGrone
  • Mark Adomanis
  • Martha LaGuardia-Kotite
  • Mary Hartman
  • Megan Eckstein
  • Michael Manazir
  • Michael Thim
  • Michal Thim
  • Mike Yeo
  • Naval Institute Conference Report
  • Norman Friedman
  • Norman Polmar
  • Otto Kreisher
  • Paul Lagasse
  • Paul McLeary
  • Paul Scharre
  • Paul Stillwell
  • Peter Brennan
  • Philip Ewing
  • Punit Saurabh
  • Ralph Edwards
  • Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
  • Rear Adm. Anthony Kurta, USN
  • Rear Adm. Michael McDevitt, USN (Retired)
  • Rear Adm. Terry McKnight, USN (Retired)
  • Rebecca Ruiz
  • Rene Acosta
  • Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-VA
  • Richard G. Latture
  • Richard Scott
  • Robert Caruso
  • Robert Cressman
  • Robert Crumplar
  • Robert D. Holzer
  • Rodney Watterson
  • Rufus Phillips
  • Russell Howard
  • Ryan M. McKeon
  • Sam LaGrone
  • Sam LaGrone and Aaron-Matthew Lariosa
  • Sam LaGrone and Dave Majumdar
  • Sam LaGrone and Mallory Shelbourne
  • Sandy Winnefeld, Michael Morell and Samantha Vinograd
  • Scot Christenson
  • Scott C. Truver
  • Scott Cheney-Peters
  • Steve Cohen
  • Steven Wills
  • Tayfun Ozberk
  • Taylor Baldwin Kiland
  • Thomas L. Clancy, Jr.
  • Tim Fish
  • Tom Allen
  • Tomasz Grotnik
  • U.S. Naval Institute Staff
  • VADM Bernard McCullough III, USN (Retired)
  • Vice Adm. John G. Morgan, Jr. , USN (retired)
  • Xavier Vavasseur
  • Yahachi Tanabe
  • YInaba
  • Zach Abdi
  • Zachary Fryer-Biggs
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