Sailors man a safety line as Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) stand fast on the stern gate during Combat Rubber Raiding Craft (CRRC) operations

2019 General Prize Essay Contest

Funded by Andrew and Barbara Taylor
Deadline
The Challenge: “Dare to write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.”
Sailors and Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) man the rails of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

2017 General Prize Essay Contest

Funded by Andrew and Barbara Taylor
Deadline
The General Prize Essay Contest invites you to “dare to write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and...
Ships assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Group, led by the guided missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92).

2016 General Prize Essay Contest

Funded by Andrew and Barbara Taylor & the Crawford Taylor Foundation
Deadline
The General Prize Essay Contest invites you to “dare to write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and...