Category Archives: Podcast

Main podcast series of CIMSEC.

Sea Control 242 – Selling Seapower with Dr. Ryan Wadle and RDML Paula Dunn

By Jared Samuelson

Author Dr. Ryan Wadle joins the podcast alongside the Navy’s Vice Chief Information Officer, Rear Admiral Paula Dunn, to discuss his book, Selling Seapower: Publication Relations and the U.S. Navy 1917-1941, the Navy’s relationship with the public, the press, and parallels to today.

Sea Control 242 – Selling Seapower with Dr. Ryan Wadle and RDML Paula Dunn

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2. Testing American Sea Power: U.S. Navy Strategic Exercises, 1923-1940, by Craig C. Felker, Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History, 2013. 

3. To Train the Fleet for War: The U.S. Navy Fleet Problems, 1923-1940, by Albert Nofi, Naval War College Press, 2010.

Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Sea Control podcast. Contact him at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.

Sea Control 241 – The Future of Navy and Marine Corps Learning with John Kroger

By Andrea Howard

John Kroger joins the show to discuss his time as the Navy’s first Chief Learning Officer and what he sees as the future of Navy and Marine Corps education.

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Andrea Howard is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.

Sea Control 240 – Ever Given: The Ship That Launched 1,000 Memes with Dr. Sal Mercogliano

By Jared Samuelson

Dr. Sal Mercogliano joins us to discuss what happened with Ever Given, the impact of blocking the Suez Canal, details of the salvage operation, the complexities of modern logistics, and his favorite memes!

Download Sea Control 240 – Ever Given: The Ship That Launched 1,000 Memes with Dr. Sal Mercogliano

Links

1. Dr. Sal Mercogliano’s Youtube Series on Ever Given
2. “Adrift: COVID-19 and the Safety of Seafarers, by Joshua Tallis, Cornell Overfield, Kevin Inks & Cherie Rosenblum, Center for Naval Analyses, October 2020.
3. “CSCL Indian Ocean finally refloated after running aground in the Elbe,” by Mike Wackett, The Loadstar, September 2, 2016. 

Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Sea Control podcast. Contact him at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.

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Sea Control 239 – Things Done by Halves with Dr. BJ Armstrong

By Walker Mills

Dr. BJ Armstrong, a professor of naval history at the United States Naval Academy, joins the program to discuss his recent article, “Things Done By Halves: Observations from America’s First Great Power Competition,” in the Naval War College Review. He also discusses his recent book Small Boats and Daring Men: Maritime Raiding, Irregular Warfare, and the Early American Navy. The wide-ranging conversation covers early U.S. Naval history, privateering, gray zone warfare, Great Power Friction, and movies about the Age of Sail.

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Links

1. 21st Century Mahan: Sound Conclusions for the Modern Era, by BJ Armstrong, Naval Institute Press, 2013.
2. 21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education and Leadership for the Modern Era, by BJ Armstrong, Naval Institute Press, 2015.
3. Small Boats and Daring Men: Maritime Raiding, Irregular Warfare, and the Early American Navy, by BJ Armstrong, Oklahoma University Press, 2019.
4. “Things Done By Halves: Observations from America’s First Great Power Competition,” by BJ Armstrong, Naval War College Review, Vol. 73, No. 4, 2020.
5. “Summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy,” Department of Defense, 2018.
6. Six Frigates: The Epic Story of the Founding of the U.S. Navy, by Ian Toll, W.W. Norton & Company, 2008.
7. Stoddert’s War: Naval Operations During the  Quasi-War with France, 1798-1801, by Michael Palmer, Naval Institute Press, 2000.
8. On the Wide Seas: The US Navy in the Jacksonian Era, by Claude Berube, University of Alabama Press, 2021 (forthcoming).
9. Shaping a Maritime Empire: The Commercial and Diplomatic Role of the American Navy, 1829-1861, by John Schroeder, Praeger, 1985.
10. “A Hero,” by BJ Armstrong, Naval History Magazine, February 2021.

Walker Mills is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.