This is a cautionary tale about how a once powerful Navy was lost and rebuilt anew.
Ralph L. DeFalco III
Dr. Ralph L. DeFalco III, is a 25-year veteran of the US Navy and retired in the rank of Captain. He is a graduate and former member of the faculty of the National Intelligence University and served previously as Fleet Professor, United States Naval War College. His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in the pages of publications including the Naval Institute Proceedings, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, International Journal of Intelligence Ethics, The National Strategy Forum Review, and H-net. The views expressed here are only those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense or the US Government.