Professional Historian Essay Contest Winners
1st Prize: "Anti-Access for Sea Control: The British Mining Campaign against Germany in the First World War," Rear Admiral James Goldrick, RAN (Ret.).
2nd Prize: "High Velocity Outcomes: People, Not Process," Lieutenant Commander Joel Holwitt, Ph.D., USN*
3rd Prize: "Sea Power in Great Power Competition: Britain Wins the First Global War," Francis (Frank) Hoffman, Ph.D.
Rising Historian Essay Contest Winners
1st Prize: "Fly to Fight, Fight to Win: Applying the Lessons Learned from Navy Helicopter Gunships in Vietnam to Expeditionary Rotary-Wing Naval Aviation Today," Lieutenant Robert E. Swain III, USN
2nd Prize: "ASW—Will We Ever Learn?," Vice Admiral James R. Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.) and Rear Admiral Richard F. Pittenger, USN (Ret.)
3rd Prize: "Achieving Dominance in the Cyber Domain: Lessons from Rickover’s Development of the Nuclear Navy," Lieutenant G. Creigh Greensmith, USN