Essay Contest Archives

2017 Cyber Essay Contest Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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2017 Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Sponsored by Textron Systems
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First Prize It Is Time for Digital Deckplate Leadership Mass Communications Chief Hendrick Simoes, U.S. Navy
Second Prize Small Unit Leaders Are Our Backbone Hospital Corpsman Third Class Ryan Zieno, U.S. Navy
Third Prize Why Is the Navy Concerned About Toughness? Command Master Chief Greg Renick, U.S. Navy
Third Prize Restore the Warrior Mentality Fireman David P. Horton, U.S. Navy
2017 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest Sponsored with the Mine Warfare Association
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First Prize Rethink Mine Countermeasures Scott Savitz, Ph.D.
Second Prize Terror in the Water: Maritime Terrorism, Mines, and Other Imperiled Harbors Lieutenant (jg) Daniel Stefanus, U.S. Navy
Third Prize The Naval MCM Strategy: Post-Legacy to Post-LCS Jason Stack, Ph.D.
2017 Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Sponsored with support from Leidos
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First Prize Disrupt the Spectrum With AI LCDR Jonathan K. Vandervelde, USN (Ret.)
Second Prize Commercial Sector Game Changers for the Third Offset LT Steven Moffitt, USN & LT Evan Ladd, USN
Third Prize Surfing the Data Tsunami Gabe Harris, Cynthia Lamb, and Jerry Lamb, Ph.D.
2016 NPS Foundation & U.S. Naval Institute Annual Essay Contest Award
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Winner Cyber Weapons Are Not Created Equal Captain Christopher A. Bartos, U.S. Marine Corps
2016 Spring Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Sponsored with Textron Systems
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First Prize Share Who We Are Hospital Corpsman Second Class Crystal Tao, U.S. Navy Reserve
Second Prize Treat Mental Health on Active Duty Master-at-Arms Second Class Jessica R. Smedley, U.S. Navy
Third Prize No Border, No Nation Maritime Enforcement Chief Petty Officer Kurt Yockel, U.S. Coast Guard
Third Prize Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure Teams Need More Time to Train Senior Chief Lance M. Connolly, U.S. Navy
2016 Commander William Earl Fannin Class of 1945 Capstone Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Submarine Submarines Reign Supreme Ensign Gavin Fuller, U.S. Navy
Marine Embrace the Digital-Native Marines Second Lieutenant Robert Vachon, U.S. Marine Corps
Aviation Pivot to the Pacific -- At Hypersonic Speed Ensign Shane Kravetz, U.S. Navy
SEAL SEAL Training is a Choice Ensign Joseph Dinkel, U.S. Navy


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