U.S.N.I. PROCEEDINGS. www.usni.org. The U.S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, not-for-profit professional society, which publishes Proceedings as part of the open forum it maintains for the sea services. The Naval Institute is not an agency of the U.S. Government; the opinions expressed…are the personal views of the authors. Proceedings (ISSN 0441-798X) is published monthly by the U.S. Naval Institute, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402. (410)268-6110.
UVA NROTC. www.virginia.edu/nrotc/. (434)924-0702. Prepares midshipmen at the University of Virginia to serve as commissioned officers in the United States Navy and Marine Corps with honor, courage, and commitment. Serves in an advisory role to the Brown Shoes Project.
The NROTC was established by an act of Congress in 1925 to offer interested college students the necessary Naval Science courses to qualify them for commissions in the Naval Reserve. The initial program was highly successful and was instrumental in the Navy’s expansion in World War II. After the war, the requirement for a larger regular career officer corps for the Navy became evident. The Holloway Plan (Detailed in a separate section), passed in 1946, established the NROTC Regular Program, supplementing the output of the Naval Academy.
ANA WINGS OF GOLD. www.anahq.org. The Association of Naval Aviation is a not-for-profit, tax exempt organization. The mission of the ANA is to serve as the principal association dedicated to expanding advocacy for Naval Aviation, and to educate and encourage an interest among the general public as to the importance of Naval Aviation in the defense of the United States and its allies. Wings of Gold (ISSN 0274-7405) is published quarterly by the ANA, 2550 Huntington Ave., Alexandria, VA 22303-1499. firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE HOOK. www.tailhook.org. The Hook, Journal of Carrier Aviation, (ISSN 0736-9220) is published quarterly by the Tailhook Association. The Tailhook Association is a non-profit organization with offices at 9696 Business Park Ave., San Diego, CA 92131-1643. (800)322-HOOK/(800)322-4665. email@example.com.
KEN FIELDS. Navy Pilot in Viet Nam and author of Streetcar 304. Anticipates writing similar stories of historical fiction. www.kennywaynefields.com.
NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM (Pensacola, Florida). Its mission is to preserve and enhance the heritage and image of Naval Aviation through collection, preservation and exhibition of memorabilia significant to the history; promotion of Naval Aviation and its history through appropriate displays, educational and inspirational programs; recognition of individuals who have made major contributions to Naval Aviation. www. It publishes the Foundation magazine twice a year.
MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM (Virginia Beach, Virginia). www.militaryaviationmuseum.org.