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2017 Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Sponsored with support from Leidos
Prize Title Author
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
Prize Title Author
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
Prize Title Author
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
2016 International Navies Essay Contest Sponsored by Leonardo Finmeccanica
Prize Title Author
First Prize Navies Must Develop a Multinational Mind-Set Steven Paget, Ph.D.
Second Prize All the Queen's Ships James C. Bennett
Third Prize Create an Asia-Pacific Combined Maritime Force Lieutenant Sean P. Quirk, U.S. Navy
2016 General Prize Essay Contest Funded by Andrew and Barbara Taylor & the Crawford Taylor Foundation
Prize Title Author
First Prize Embracing the Dark Battle Lieutenant (jg) Daniel Stefanus, USN
Second Prize Act on Commander's Intent Captain Dale C. Rielage, USN
Third Prize Hard to Lee: New Naval Priorities for a Multipolar World Commander Benjamin "BJ" Armstrong, USN
2016 Leadership Essay Contest: A U.S. Naval Institute Program in Partnership with Dr. J. Phillip London and CACI International
Prize Title Author
First Prize Invest in Initiative Lieutenant John F. Tanalega, U.S. Navy
Second Prize Integrity Is Not Binary Lieutenant William Spears, U.S. Navy

 
 

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