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--Joe Buff, author of Crush Depth and Thunder in the Deep

"DiMercurio really knows his subs...his characters step right off the sub deck and onto his pages."
--Larry Bond

"A Master Rivaling Tom Clancy."
--Publishers Weekly

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--San Francisco Examiner

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--Associated Press

"Superb storytelling."
--Virginia-Pilot/Ledger Star

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C3I -- -- Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence

CAPT -- -- Captain

CDR -- -- Commander

CHIEF -- -- General description for CPO, or Head of a unit, division, or Department.

CNO -- -- Chief of Naval Operations

CINC -- -- Commander in Chief

CNO -- -- Chief of Naval Operations

CO or C.O. -- -- Commanding Officer. The CO is referred to as "Captain" when on a ship.

COB -- -- Chief of the Boat. This is the Senior enlisted personel on a sub. Appointed by the Captain.

COM -- -- Commander

COMSUBPAC -- -- Commander, Submarine Force Pacific

CON -- -- Control of the ship. Refers to the watch in charge of the ship's control, underway.

COW -- -- Chief of the Watch

CPO -- -- Chief Petty Officer

CVBG -- -- Aircraft Carrier Battle Group

CWO -- -- Chief Warrant Officer

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