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24 Cards in this Set

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What are the 6 areas that comprise Naval Doctrine?
W - Warfare
I - Intelligence
L - Logistics
O - Operations
P - Planning
C2 - Command & Control
What are the seven principles of Naval Logistics?
1. Responsiveness
2. Simplicity
3. Flexibility
4. Economy
5. Attainability
6. Sustainability
7. Survivability
Define Responsiveness.
Providing the right support at the right time, at the right place. This is the most important principle of logistics.
Define Simplicity.
Avoiding unnecessary complexity in preparing, planning and conducting logistic operations.
Define Flexibility.
Adapting logistics support to changing conditions.
Define Economy.
Employing logistic support assets effectively.
Define Attainability.
Acquiring the minimum essential logistic support begin combat operations.
Define Sustainability.
Providing logistic support for the duration of the operation.
Define Survivability.
Ensuring that the logistic infrastructure prevails in spite of degradation and damage
What was the first Navy ship named after an enlisted man?
Osmond Ingram (DD 255)
- 1st enlisted man killed in WWI
- Medal of Honor recipient for trying to save his ship and shipmates
The Navy birthday is...
October 13, 1775
What events led to the formation of the Navy?
- Colonists only allowed to trade w/England
- Taxation without Representation
*1st Commander-in-Chief was Esek Hopkins*
What were the first 3 classes of Naval vessels?
1. Ships of the Line
2. Frigates
3. Sloops of the War
What is the history of the hand salute?
- Probably originated when men in armor raised their helmet visors so they could be identified.
- Arm parallel to the deck 45 degree angle
Discuss the custom of saluting the Ensign.
Salute the Ensign 1st when boarding a ship and last when leaving the ship.
When is the Ensign dipped?
Naval vessels dip the ensign only to answer a salute; they never salute first.
When is a national 21 gun salute fired?
1. Washington's Birthday
2. Memorial Day
3. Independence Day
4. Honor the President of the United States and heads of foreign states
How many gun salutes are rendered for the following officers?
1. Admiral
2. Vice Admiral
3. Rear Admiral
4. Commodore
1. 17 guns
2. 15 guns
3. 13 guns
4. 11 guns
Salutes are fired at intervals of 5 seconds, and always in odd numbers.
Discuss the importance of the Battle at Coral Sea.
- 7-8 May 1942
- 1st carrier vs carrier battle, fought entirely by air
- USS Lexington was sunk
- 3 men received Medal of Honor
What is the importance of the Voyage of the Great White Fleet?
- Ordered by President Teddy Roosevelt
- The fleet departed on December 16, 1907 and returned in 1909.
- Meant to demonstrate Navy power of 16 Atlantic Fleet battleships
Discuss the importance of The Battle of Normandy.
- June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy
- Code Named Operation Neptune
- 2500 U.S. Navy ships and craft were involved in the largest amphibious attack ever
Discuss the importance of the Battle at Midway.
- Between 4-7 June 1942
- turning point of WWII
- CT types broke the Japanese code; kept the Japanese from gaining control of the pacific
Discuss the importance of Guadalcanal.
- 13-15 November 1942
- 5 Sullivan Brothers died Destroyer named "The Sullivans"
- Japanese lost 2 battleships & 3 destroyers
- Americans lost 2 cruisers & 7 destroyers
Discuss the importance of the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
- 23 to 26 October 1944
- loss of the Philippines severed Japanese empire
- Japanese first used Kamikaze attacks known as Divine Wind
- The battle was staged in five parts, each with its own name: The Palawan Passage, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, Battle of Surigao Strait, Battle of Cape Engano, and Battle of Samar.