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MCU Journal offers a forum for open dialogue between scholars, policy makers, analysts, and military leaders and of crossing civilian-military boundaries to advance knowledge and solve problems. For more information about submitting an article or a book review, click on the Acquisitions button to the left.

MCUJ is an open access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Fall 2020 MCUJ: Naval Integration and the Future of Naval Warfare (deadline 31 July 2020)

In addition to the above CFPs, the editors are also interested in new research for 2020-21 that discusses propaganda and information warfare in the digital age, political warfare, democracy and the changing nature of government, PME and wargaming, mission command, and all things cyber. Article proposals and submission can be sent to mcu_press@usmcu.edu.


MCU Journal vol. 10, no. 2
Great Power Competition

MCU Journal vol. 10, no. 1
Economics of Defense


MCU Journal vol. 9, no. 2


MCU Journal, Special Issue, 2018

Gender Integration and the Military



MCU Journal vol. 9, no. 1

Spring 2018

Training and Education in the Military

MCU Journal vol. 8, no. 2

Fall 2017

Lessons Learned

MCU Journal vol. 8, no.1

Spring 2017

Rebalance to Asia

MCU Journal vol. 7, no. 2

Fall 2016 International Relations

MCU Journal vol. 7, no. 1

Spring 2016

MCU Journal, Special Issue, 2016

Climate Change & Policy