Congratulations to Rear Admiral Joe Callo!
Longtime Naval Institute member, author, and supporter retired Navy Reserve Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo received the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature in November. His book, John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior , was published this year by the Naval Institute Press. The Naval Order of the United States presents the Morison Award annually to the author "who by his published writings has made a substantial contribution to the preservation of the history and traditions of the United States Navy." Joe Callo was also honored by the Institute as its Naval History Author of the Year in 1999.