Professional Historian Essay Contest Winners
1st Prize: "Confidence in His Team": Slade Cutter, USS Seahorse, and Maintaining Maritime Superiority, Commander Joel Holwitt, Ph.D., USN
2nd Prize: Suppose They Gave a War and the Merchant Marine Did Not Come?, Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D.
3rd Prize: America's Future Navy Should Learn from Interwar Submarine Development, Commander Joel Holwitt, Ph.D., USN
Rising Historian Essay Contest Winners
1st Prize: Fighting Along a Knife-Edge: The Falklands and Senkakus Wars, Lieutenant Commander Jeff Vandenengel, USN
2nd Prize: Tactical Incubators: Sailors and Their Systems, Lieutenant Commander Ryan P. Hilger, USN
3rd Prize: Incubate Innovation: The Development of Naval Aviation and the Interwar Period, Lieutenant Philip D. Mayer, JAGC, USN