The us naval institute's leadership essay contest focuses on the roles of leadership and character in america's sea services. Bill hamblet, executive editor for digital content at the us naval institute press sent us an update on the excellent essays that were submitted to last year's contest he also indicated that he published a piece online last week by an 1835 lcdr c randolph whipps it was submitted for last year's naval. The us naval institute provides an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak and write to advance the professional, literary and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security each year , the institute sponsors a number of essay contests the winners of three of these. The challenge: 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 other issues critical to national defense participate in this open annual essay contest to discuss the most compelling issues, ideas, and solutions. The challenge: cyber capabilities are often held at the combatant commander- or national command authority-level, while tactical-level commanders are kept in the dark about what tools exist and what is even in the realm of possible this year's cyber essay contest encourages navy, marine, and coast guard operators.
The us naval institute invites entries for leadership essay contest 2017 with the winning amount up to $50000 essay contests have been central to the work of the naval institute for more than 130 years they directly fulfil the institute's educational mission by encouraging writing on issues of concern to. The author of “commander fuchida's decision,” retired navy commander alan zimm, won the us naval institute's 1999 arleigh burke essay contest for his piece “human centric warfare” and is a member of the strike systems analysis group at the johns hopkins university applied physics laboratory. Naval institute press enlisted essay contest the top three essays will be published in the naval institute's flagship journal, proceedings, and the winning authors will receive cash prizes of $1,500, $1,000, and $500 all enlisted active- duty, reserve, or retired personnel of all service branches and countries are encouraged. Naval history essay contest united states naval institute 2nd prize us maritime literature award for 2010 united states maritime literature award committee vice admiral edwin b hooper research grant 2008 us naval historical center research grant 2008 us marine corps foundation research grant 2007.
Nity took a serious look at the lessons learned by the us army and marine corps in dealing with improvised explosive devices (ieds) in afghanistan and iraq over the past 12 years at first blush, trying to transplant the technologies, tactics, and force structure for combatting ieds to help deal with naval mines may seem a bit. With former duties that included the chief of naval reserve and the dcno for naval aviation, vadm dunn has a reputation in the navy's intellectual community as a thoughtful writer in publications such as the naval institute proceedings he currently is a ramsey fellow with the smithsonian national air and space. The united states naval institute april 2017 2017 first prize winner of the largest essay contest for naval professionals embracing the dark battle highlights the need for tactical development to scale down to the unit level this paradigm shift will fuel decentralized warfighting innovation and rigorous collaborative.
At the us naval institute, the naval history essay contest is now available that is sponsored by the william m wood foundation any contributor like active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel, civilians is eligible to apply for the contest the us naval institute provides an. The challenge: advance new thinking about how the us marine corps will tackle the diverse and difficult security challenges of the 21st century no issue is too big or too narrow as long as it aims to make the marine corps stronger this does not mean authors cannot be critical and challenge the conventional wisdom ,. The challenge: how has the intersection of politics and the military shaped the course of the nation about the naval history essay contest: the essay contest is aligned with the 2017 naval history conference and its theme -- politics and the military: proper participation or perilous partisanship members of the military.
Operational distinguishing device, the navy meritorious service medal, the combat action ribbon, the presidential service badge, and numerous other campaign, unit, and individual awards he received the naval institute's first place prize for the 2004 coast guard essay contest he is a member of capstone class. Individual essay contests are generally made possible with support from commercial defense contractors, whose interest in encouraging new ideas surrounding. From may 2012 through september 2013, he served as chair of the editorial board of us naval institute proceedings october 2007 “10 leadership lessons from a 62-year naval career,” naval institute proceedings, august 2003 (2nd place astor leadership essay contest) “the court-martial of commodore charles.