Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, 1972. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Wraps. , 120,  pages. Illustrations. A major article is on The Astronaut Corps: Above and Beyond by R. P. Wiggen, Jr. which addressed the fact that the U.S. Navy had played a major role in pushing bade earth's frontiers and that a select team of Naval and Marine officers were playing such an important part in the opening up of space. At the time of this publication, more than half of the 73 astronauts had an association with the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. In addition, this issue has an article by Vice Admiral Stansfield Turner on the United States and a Strategic Crossroads and articles on Indonesia's Archipelago doctrine, Modern Management, Battle-mindedness, the Merchant Marine, and a historical work, "Yankees in China Ports" Proceedings is a monthly magazine published by the United States Naval Institute since 1874. The 96-page publication features articles about naval and military matters. It is the third longest, continuously-published magazine in the United States after Scientific American and Harper's Magazine. The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues. In addition to publishing magazines and books, the Naval Institute holds several annual conferences. Established in 1873, the Naval Institute currently has about 50, 000 members. The organization also has members in over 90 countries. The Naval Institute's mission is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense. Condition: Good.
Keywords: Astronauts, United States Navy, Indonesia, Archipelago Doctrine, Merchant Marine, Manpower, Souvenir, Naval Strategy, Military Strategy, Space Program