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Navy Milbloggers Sal from "CDR Salamander" and EagleOne from "EagleSpeak" discuss leading issues and developments for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and related national security issues.

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As Russia's navy starts to transition away from the last of her legacy ships, to her approaching endgame in Syria, join us for the full hour to investigate the latest developments with Russia's national security posture, including the domestic... more

Come join EagleOne and CDR Salamander for an hour of all the things maritime and national security that broke above the ambient noise the last couple of weeks. From the national security implications of the latest disease out break in... more

Put on your black leather jacket, get your SM-6 plush toy, pour a glass of your finest Chianti in honor of the epic Fincantieri after party, and join us this Sunday to discuss the latest news about the USN surface force. Using his reporting earlier... more

Open mic and open topic for this week's Midrats as we cover the maritime spectrum from Chinese fisherman and their "strange" catches, to new carriers, to 1.001 things you can do with a DDG-1000. We'll be live as always and are... more

We just stress tested our Strategic Sealift. We'll discuss what we can learn from it this Sunday with returning guest, Salvatore Mercogliano. Sal sailed with MSC from 1989 to 1992, and worked MSC HQ as Operations Officer for the Afloat... more

Happy New Year to everyone and you know what 2020 means? It means that Midrats is having its 10th Anniversary. Come join us this Sunday as we look back at the previous decade and do our best to see what is coming over... more

In the 5-years since the publication of his book, Why We Lost, each passing day more and more people are starting to look at what, 18-yrs on, we have brought in to being with our long running land wars in Central Asia and the Middle East.... more

How do you report history as you live it? When, why, and how do you write about it? When even the most experienced DC watchers are having trouble tracking what is going on in the Trump Administration, what can people expect to learn... more

Keeping a fleet ready for war is a process of years of careful, consistent, and sustained stewardship of both personnel and material. The easiest parts are the buying of equipment and recruiting new people.The hard parts, maintenance,... more

A byproduct of the April 2018 memo from Undersecretary of the Navy Thomas Modly, the newly created position of CLO is described as, ?A senior civilian with educational leadership experience headquartered in the Pentagon, with a small... more