Literary Awards

Literary Awards are associated with articles chosen for publication in The Submarine Review and are intended to encourage critical thinking and innovative approaches that address important Submarine Force issues and topics of interest. Civilian authors are eligible for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards and receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively. Active Duty authors in three categories (Officers, E9-E7, and E6 and below) are eligible for awards and also receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively.

2018 Literary Award Winners

Best Civilian Authors:
1st Place: RADM William “Jerry” Holland, USN, Ret., “The Triad” June 2018
2nd Place: Mr. Richard “Dick” Brown, “Mr. Roosevelt’s Plunge in the Plunger” September 2018
3rd Place: Mr. Norman Polmar, “Why 2,000 or Even 400 Submarines?” June 2018

Best Active Duty Authors: 
1st Place: CAPT Michael Junge, USN, “The First Skipper Problem” June 2018
2nd Place: CDR Timothy McGeehan, USN, “Emerging Threats to Future Sea Bases” December 2017
3rd Place: LT James Davis, USN, “Innovation in C3 for Undersea Assets” December 2017