July 2008 competition produced some excellent essays
Below are links to some of the great essay competitors who submitted some honorable mention essays. The final selections have been made. These were worthy to be posted and are authorized to be posted by these great scholars.
SGT Jennifer Flory, winner of Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship, had an interesting idea on use of Scrap Metal for a safer Middle East which she describes in her essay. As she states it can put the power back into the hands of the people. SGT Flory has served a tour an interesting assignment in Iraq and earned a Bronze Star. SGT Flory's biography. ---- Press Release
Joe Linhart, winner of Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship, takes a look at Effects Based Operations in his essay. Spoken like a true artilleryman, Linhart contends that between war and diplomacy, there is no such thing as a lethal or non-lethal target; all are simply targets. However it is the method of engagement that can either be lethal or non-lethal in nature. Press Release
Written as a companion piece to an article published in 02138 magazine called "My Iraq" (http://www.02138mag.com/magazine/article/1676.html), Joe Linhart's article "Our Army, Our America" takes a provocative look at Iraq, America and what it's like to serve in uniform.
The former Harvard educated, Army LT also has authorized his personal essay to be published which shows how his experiences have formed his opinions on how to conduct military or diplomatic operations.
Runner Up Tianchi Wu has an essay looking at a strategic view of the Middle East and US interaction.
Runner Up Barbara Howard has an essay discussing Computer Network Security.
See Scholarship Winners for Winter 2010 Page
See the winner from the Jan 08 competition webpage with essays by winner Tim Coleman and runners up.
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