General Prize Essay Contest Sponsored
The Naval Institute is grateful to Andrew and Barbara Taylor and to the Crawford Taylor Foundation of St. Louis for gifts that will fund in perpetuity the Institute’s oldest and most prestigious essay contest, the General Prize Essay Contest, which dates to 1879. These generous gifts reaffirm the critical role of the Naval Institute’s open and independent forum and ensure that it will remain vibrant for future generations of Sea-Service thought leaders.
Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest Winners Announced
For a focused topic in its initial offering, this contest, sponsored with Leidos, generated an awesome response in terms of quality and number—82 contributions. The winners are:
• First Prize: $5,000
“Operating Under Constant Surveillance”
By Sean Cate and Jesse Sloman
Note: Published on pages 46–51 in this issue.
• Second Prize: $2,500
“Dynamite at the Speed of Light”
By Commander Timothy McGeehan, USN, and Commander Douglas Wahl, USN (Ret.)