Essay Contest Archives

2018 CNO Naval History Essay Contest Sponsored with General Dynamics
Prize Title Author
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
2018 Coast Guard Essay Contest Sponsored by the U.S. Naval Institute
Prize Title Author
First Prize Ready, Responsive, Relevant? Lieutenant Commander Krystyn Pecora, U.S. Coast Guard
Second Prize Distribute Lethality to the Cutters Lieutenant Commander Daniel M. Wiltshire, U.S. Coast Guard
Third Prize Hurricane Ready: Coast Guard Adapts to the Social Media Storm Cadet 2/C Evan Twarog, U.S. Coast Guard
2018 Commander William Earl Fannin Class of 1945 Capstone Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Submarine There's A Case for Diesels Ensigns Michael Walker and Austin Krusz, U.S. Navy
Marine Professional Reading Builds Better Leaders Second Lieutenant Karl Flynn, U.S. Marine Corps
Aviation The Manned-Unmanned Team Is the Future Ensign Brendan O'Donoghue, U.S. Navy
Surface Train Resilient Sailors Ensign Anne Fisher, U.S. Navy
2018 Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Sponsored by the U.S. Naval Institute
Prize Title Author
First Prize Break In Sailors, Don't Break Them Petty Officer Second Class Erica Rands-Howard, U.S. Coast Guard
Second Prize Sea Stories Strengthen the Navy Master Chief David C. DiPietro, U.S. Navy
Third Prize To Retain Innovative Marines, Promote on Merit Corporal Nicolas A. Swain, U.S. Marine Corps
2018 NPS Foundation/U.S. Naval Institute Annual Essay Contest Award
Prize Title Author
Winner Framing Marine Corps Culture Major Anthony Pollman, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
2018 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest Sponsored with the Mine Warfare Association
Prize Title Author
First Prize The Other Mine Warfare Will Work Admiral James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired), and Captain Syed Ahmad, JAGC, U.S. Navy (Retired)
Second Prize Mine Warfare: Ready and Able Now Lieutenant Allan Lucas, U.S. Navy, and Captain Ian Cameron, U.S. Marine Corps
Third Prize Win With the Second Best Weapon Lieutenant Commander Christopher Nelson, U.S. Navy
2018 Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Sponsored with support from Leidos
Prize Title Author
First Prize An Ace for All Seasons: As Third Offset Technologies Mature, Aspiring Naval Aviators Need to Be Ready to Lead Autonomous System into Battle Lieutenant (jg) Mark K. Jbeily, U.S. Navy
Second Prize This is Not 'Cold Fusion' Michael Ravnitzky


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