Essay Contest Archives

2016 Fall Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Sponsored with Textron Systems
Prize Title Author
Second Prize Tapping the Power of the Chiefs Fleet Master Chief Paul Kingsbury, U.S. Navy
Third Prize Silence Kills Master-at-Arms Second Class Jessica Smedley, U.S. Navy
2016 Coast Guard Essay Contest Sponsored with Huntington Ingalls Industries
Prize Title Author
First Prize White Hulls Must Prepare for Gray Zone Challenges Lieutenant Commander Craig Allen Jr., U.S. Coast Guard
Second Prize Indispensability Is Not Enough Lieutenant Commander Kevin Duffy, U.S. Coast Guard
Third Prize All Hands on Deck Lieutenant Commander Sean Plankey, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, Gregory Bernstein, and Reilly Stephens
2016 Naval History Essay Contest Sponsored by The William M. Wood Foundation
Prize Title Author
First Prize Forgotten Pioneers Lieutenant Andrea N. Goldstein, USNR
Second Prize Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee: Navy Nurse Corps Pioneer Lieutenant Benjamin Drew, MC, USN
Third Prize Remembering Ms. Aggie Lieutenant Joshua N. Duran, USN
2016 Naval Intelligence Essay Contest sponsored by the Naval Intelligence Professionals
Prize Title Author
First Prize Spark an Intel Revolution Lieutenant Andreas Xenachis, U.S. Navy Reserve
Second Prize Information Warfare: Integrate to Dominate Commander J. Michael Dahm, U.S. Navy
Third Prize What Is Past Is Prologue Commander Nathaniel A. Bailey, U.S. Navy
2016 Cyber Essay Contest sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Prize Title Author
First Prize To Rule the Ether... James L. Young Jr.
Second Prize Cyber Secrecy Undermines Deterrence Lieutenant Blake D. Herzinger, U.S. Navy
Third Prize Declaratory Policy as a DOD Cyber Priority Elizabeth Whitfield
2016 Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Sponsored with support from Leidos
Prize Title Author
First Prize Operating Under Constant Surveillance Jesse Sloman & Sean Cate
Second Prize Dynamite at the Speed of Light CDR Timothy McGeehan, USN, & CDR Douglas T. Wahl, USN (Ret.)
Third Prize Additive Manufacturing at the Nanoscale LTJG Michael W. Haydell, Jr., USN
2015 Commander William Earl Fannin Class of 1945 Capstone Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Aviation The Missing Link Ensign Max Chomic, U.S. Navy
Marine From War to Peace--and Back Second Lieutenant Colton Oviatt, U.S. Marine Corps
Submarine Submariners in Space Ensign Vigneshwar Manickam, U.S. Navy


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