The Navy Professional Reading Program

(source) The Navy Professional Reading Program was developed to encourage a life-long habit of reading and learning among all Sailors. The books included in these collections can provide readers with a deeper understanding and appreciation for naval heritage, the profession of arms, and the complex modern world in which we operate.

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Book cover for Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Book cover for Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Book cover for Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield

Book cover for World War II at Sea: A Global History

Book cover for The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour

Book cover for Fortune Favors Boldness: The Story of Naval Valor During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Book cover for Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Book cover for The Sailor's Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea (Blue & Gold Professional Library)

Book cover for Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate (The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series)

Book cover for China as a Twenty-First Century Naval Power: Theory, Practice, and Implications

Book cover for A Brief Guide to Maritime Strategy

Book cover for To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World's Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers