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2017 CNO Naval History Essay Contest  


photo of 2017 CNO Naval History Essay winners

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Sept. 14, 2017) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson poses with contest winners and representatives of the CNO 2017 Naval History Essay Contest during the 2017 McMullen Naval History Symposium at the U.S. Naval Academy. From left to right, Mr. Samuel J. Cox (Director, NHHC), Mr. John P. Casey (Executive Vice President of General Dynamics Marine Systems, Inc.), Lt. Col. James W. Hammond III, USMC (Ret.), Dr. Ryan Wadle, Mr. Lee Moss (father-in-law of contest winner Lt. Cmdr. Joel Holwitt, USN), Mr. Trent Hone, Adm. John M. Richardson, USN, Lt. John Miller, USN, Lt. j.g. Daniel Stefanus, USN, and Mr. Peter Daly (Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Naval Institute). (U.S. Navy photo)

Professional Historian Essay Contest Winners

1st Prize: "Recapturing the Interwar Navy's Strategic Magic," Lieutenant Commander Joel Holwitt, USN

2nd Prize: "Guadalcanal Proved Experimentation Works," Trent Hone

3rd Prize: "Sea Power Goes Celluloid," Ryan Wadle, Ph.D.  

Rising Historian Essay Contest Winners

1st Prize: "There Are No Benign Operations," Lieutenant John Miller, USN

2nd Prize: "The United States Needs Mobile Afloat Basing," Lieutenant Colonel James W. "Wes" Hammond III, USMC (Ret.)

3rd Prize: "Of Suns and Dragons: Imperial Japan's Rise, the United States Navy, and America's Approach to Contemporary China," Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Daniel Stefanus, USN 

Selected Submissions to the 2017 CNO Naval History Essay Contest  

2017 CNO Naval History Essay Contest Guidelines 

Published: Fri Nov 30 12:24:59 EST 2018