Essay Contest Archives

2013 Commander William Earl Fannin Class of 1945 Capstone Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Surface Warfare A Cultural Rebalancing Second Lieutenant Katie Whitcombe, U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Navy The Tuned-In Leader Ensign Robert Van Winter, USN
2013 Global Defense Burden Essay Contest sponsored by DRS Technologies/A Finmeccanica Company
Prize Title Author
First Prize Modernize NATO for the 21st Century Lieutenant Ryan Hilger, U.S. Navy
Second Prize NATO Learning Alliance Lieutenant (junior grade) Matthew Hipple, U.S. Navy
Third Prize The Three Key Phases of Technology Sharing Partnerships Tom Spahn
2013 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest sponsored by the Mine Warfare Association
Prize Title Author
First Prize Learning from IEDs Commander Thomas S. Reynolds, U.S. Navy (Retired)
Second Prize Mines Can Wait. Can We? Peter von Bleichert
Third Prize Naval Mine Warfare: Historic, Political-Military Lessons of an Asymmetric Weapon Lieutenant Colonel Michael F. Trevett, U.S. Army (Retired)
2013 Leadership Essay Contest sponsored by Dr. J. Phillip London and CACI International
Prize Title Author
First Prize Triggering Innovation and Initiative Lieutenant Erik Sand, U.S. Navy
Second Prize The Pillar of Leadership Captain Justin P. Gray, U.S. Marine Corps
Third Prize Empathy: Long-Haul Sustainer Lieutenant Kurt Albaugh, U.S. Navy
Honorable Mention Honorable Mentions Various
2013 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
First Prize Reinvent the Fifth Armed Service, Quickly Captain Jim Howe, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired), and Lieutenant Jim Dolbow, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve
Second Prize Parsing the Chinese Challenge Commander Dale C. Rielage, U.S. Navy
Third Prize The Utility of a Three-Tiered Navy Rear Admiral Robert O. Wray Jr., U.S. Navy
2013 Unmanned Maritime Systems Essay Contest and Forum sponsored by Textron Systems and Bell Helicopter
Prize Title Author
First Prize Unman Your Battle Stations! Commander Michael J. Dobbs, U.S. Navy (Retired)
First Prize A Few Disruptive Thoughts Lieutenant Ryan Hilger, U.S. Navy
Third Prize The Future of Unmanned Operations is Unmanned Analysis Ensigns Shane Halton and Chris O’Keefe, U.S. Navy
Honorable Mention Honorable Mentions Various
2012 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
First Prize America Must Be Careful Where it Pivots Captain Gerard D. Roncolato, U.S. Navy (Retired)

 
 

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