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  • REFLECTIONS ON READING (#20) Professor John E. Jackson is the Naval War College’s Program Manager for the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program. “Reading is the rock upon which you will build the rest […]

    Reflections on Reading #20: CYBER and Robotics

    REFLECTIONS ON READING (#20) Professor John E. Jackson is the Naval War College’s Program Manager for the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program. “Reading is the rock upon which you will build the rest […]

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  • REFLECTIONS ON READING (#19) Professor John E. Jackson is the Naval War College’s Program Manager for the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program. “I cannot live without books.” President Thomas Jefferson. Many people are […]

    Reflections on Reading #19: Fleet Feedback

    REFLECTIONS ON READING (#19) Professor John E. Jackson is the Naval War College’s Program Manager for the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program. “I cannot live without books.” President Thomas Jefferson. Many people are […]

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  • The CNO Professional Reading Program recently completed the distribution of nearly 23,500 books to ships, squadrons and stations around the world. As the result of this investment, more than 420 lending libraries have been established […]

    Comments from the Fleet

    The CNO Professional Reading Program recently completed the distribution of nearly 23,500 books to ships, squadrons and stations around the world. As the result of this investment, more than 420 lending libraries have been established […]

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  • The Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program (CNO-PRP) is designed to enhance the professionalism of all Sailors by encouraging them to read books related to the history and heritage of military service, as well […]

    Reflections on Reading #18

    The Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program (CNO-PRP) is designed to enhance the professionalism of all Sailors by encouraging them to read books related to the history and heritage of military service, as well […]

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  • Nearly two centuries ago, Navy Secretary Samuel Southard ordered that every ship in the fledgling U.S. Navy be provided with a professional library of thirty-seven books on topics including mathematics, history, and philosophy. It was […]

    Reflections on Reading #17

    Nearly two centuries ago, Navy Secretary Samuel Southard ordered that every ship in the fledgling U.S. Navy be provided with a professional library of thirty-seven books on topics including mathematics, history, and philosophy. It was […]

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  • A Sailor’s History of the U.S. Navy, by LCDR Thomas J. Cutler, USN (ret) has been a popular book in the Navy Professional Reading Program since it was established in 2006. In the book’s preface, […]

    Reflections on Reading #16

    A Sailor’s History of the U.S. Navy, by LCDR Thomas J. Cutler, USN (ret) has been a popular book in the Navy Professional Reading Program since it was established in 2006. In the book’s preface, […]

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  • It’s Not Just What You Know, But Who You Know …… Among the great pleasures of life are the friends and characters you meet along the way. But even the most worldly and traveled individuals […]

    Reflections on Reading #15

    It’s Not Just What You Know, But Who You Know …… Among the great pleasures of life are the friends and characters you meet along the way. But even the most worldly and traveled individuals […]

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  • Jousting at Windmills in the Digital Age As FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter and other forms of communication have exploded in recent years, the Navy Professional Reading Program’s task of advocating reading books of consequence has been […]

    Reflections on Reading #14

    Jousting at Windmills in the Digital Age As FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter and other forms of communication have exploded in recent years, the Navy Professional Reading Program’s task of advocating reading books of consequence has been […]

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  •   Character: The Ultimate Success Factor demonstrates how character, expressed through perspective, action, and resilience, determines success. Based on the personal, corporate and military experiences of Dr. J. Phillip (“Jack”) London, a successful defense industry […]

    Character: The Ultimate Success Factor

      Character: The Ultimate Success Factor demonstrates how character, expressed through perspective, action, and resilience, determines success. Based on the personal, corporate and military experiences of Dr. J. Phillip (“Jack”) London, a successful defense industry […]

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  • The CNO Professional Reading Program is pleased to add Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole as a Title of Interest.  The USS Cole’s former Commanding Officer, Commander Kurt Lippold (Ret), provides an […]

    Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole

    The CNO Professional Reading Program is pleased to add Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole as a Title of Interest.  The USS Cole’s former Commanding Officer, Commander Kurt Lippold (Ret), provides an […]

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