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2018 CNO Naval History Essay Contest Sponsored with General Dynamics
Prize Title Author
First Prize -- Professional Historian Category Antiaccess for Sea Control: The British Mining Campaign of World War I Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Royal Australia Navy (Retired)
Second Prize -- Professional Historian Category High Velocity Outcomes: People, Not Process Lieutenant Commander Joel Holwitt, Ph.D., U.S. Navy
Third Prize -- Professional Historian Category Sea Power in Great Power Competition: Britain Wins the First Global War Francis (Frank) Hoffman, Ph.D.
First Prize -- Rising Historian Category Fly to Fight, Fight to Win Lieutenant Robert E. Swain III, U.S. Navy
Second Prize -- Rising Historian Category ASW--Will We Ever Learn? Vice Admiral James R. Fitzgerald, U.S. Navy (Retired), and Rear Admiral Richard F. Pittenger, U.S. Navy (Retired)
Third Prize -- Rising Historian Category Achieving Dominance in the Cyber Domain: Lessons from Rickover's Development of the Nuclear Navy Lieutenant G. Creigh Greensmith, U.S. Navy
2017 CNO Naval History Essay Contest Sponsored with General Dynamics
Prize Title Author
First Prize -- Professional Historian Category Recapturing the Interwar Navy's Strategic Magic Lieutenant Commander Joel Holwitt, U.S. Navy
Second Prize -- Professional Historian Category Guadalcanal Proved Experimentation Works Trent Hone
Third Prize -- Professional Historian Category Sea Power Goes Celluloid: Lessons from Interwar-Era Naval Publicity Dr. Ryan Wadle
First Prize -- Rising Historian Category There Are No Benign Operations Lieutenant John Miller, U.S. Navy
Second Prize -- Rising Historian Category The United States Needs Mobile Afloat Basing Lieutenant Colonel James W. Hammond III, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
Third Prize -- Rising Historian Category Of Suns and Dragons Lieutenant (junior grade) Daniel Stefanus, U.S. Navy

 
 

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