Manning the Fourth Arm of Defense: Time to Resurrect the U.S. Maritimne Service?
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI ADVANCED RESEARCH PROGRAM
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This paper proposes a recommended means for acquiring, training, and administering a source of manpower to augment union seafarers in order to meet national defense shipping needs. The paper is written so that those unfamiliar with solution. The first three chapters provide background material that describes trends in the industry and the impact of those trends on manpower. Chapter IV discusses many of the alternatives that are being considered for ensuring the availability of seafarers, and it concludes with this writers recommendation to resurrect the U.S. Maritime Service. Chapter V recommends broad revisions to the 1940s version of the U.S. Maritime Service title 45 CFR in order to make it compatible with todays circumstances.
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