Essay Contest Archives

2019 CNO Naval History Essay Contest with Support from General Dynamics
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2019 Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Sponsored by the U.S. Naval Institute
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2019 NPS Foundation/U.S. Naval Institute Annual Essay Contest Award
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2019 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest Sponsored by the Mine Warfare Association
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2019 Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Sponsored by MITRE
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2018 General Prize Essay Contest Funded By Andrew and Barbara Taylor
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2018 Midshipmen and Cadets Essay Contest Sponsored with General Dynamics
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2018 Leadership Essay Contest: A U.S. Naval Institute Program in Partnership with Dr. J. Phillip London and CACI International
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2018 Marine Corps Essay Contest Sponsored by BAE Systems
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First Prize Cyber War Requires Cyber Marines Major Nick Brunetti-Lihach, U.S. Marine Corps
Second Prize Every Marine is NOT an Advisor Major Rafiel Deon Warfield, U.S. Marine Corps
Third Prize The Marine Corps Needs Organic Air Defense Lieutenant John Miller, U.S. Navy
2018 Naval History Essay Contest Sponsored with The William M. Wood Foundation
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First Prize The Chinese Navy's Missing Years Captain Dale C. Rielage, U.S. Navy
Second Prize Using the Past to Serve the Present: Historical Narrative in China's Maritime Strategy Commander Mark L. Metcalf, U.S. Navy (Retired)
Third Prize China's Vision of Victory: Military Geography and Maritime Power from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping Jonathan D. T. Ward, Ph.D.
2018 Cyber Essay Contest Sponsored with DXC Technology
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First Prize Cyber Warfare: Understanding the Nature of War and Fundamentals of Warfighting Commander Thomas C. Parker, U.S. Navy, and Colonel Thomas W. Parker, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
Second Prize Cyber-enabled Operational Maneuver Lieutenant Colonel George D. Hasseltine, U.S. Marine Corps
Third Prize Call for (Cyber) Fire Captain Aric A. Ramsey, U.S. Marine Corps
2018 Naval Intelligence Essay Contest Sponsored with the Naval Intelligence Professionals
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First Prize Make Counterintelligence a Main Effort First Lieutenant Christian Helmer Heller, U.S. Marine Corps
Second Prize Naval Intel's Lost Decade Lieutenant Commander Wolf Melbourne, U.S. Navy
Third Prize Reimagine Intelligence Officer Training Lieutenant William N. Murray, U.S. Navy


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23 February - Seminar

Sat, 2019-02-23

David F. Winkler

3 March - Lecture

Sun, 2019-03-03

Stephen A. Bourque

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