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Bradley L. Coleman
John A. Adams Center
P:  (540) 464-7447
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Virginia Military Institute
541 Scott Shipp Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

 Adams Center Essay Contest Winners, 2007-2008

Adams Essay Contest Top Level

Sponsored by the John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis

First prize:  $2000

“The Genesis of the Sixth Fleet:  The U.S. Navy and Early Cold War Foreign Policy in the Mediterranean, 1946 - 1948” by Michael A. Palmer, East Carolina University

Second prize:  $1000

“In a Foreign Land:  GIs, West Germans, and Refugees in Franconia, 1945 - 1960” by Adam Seipp, Texas A & M University

Third prize:  $500

 “The Atomic Air Offensive and the Change in American Military Tradition, 1945 - 1950” by John M. Curatola, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

Honorable mentions (in alphabetical order)