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Bradley L. Coleman
Director
John A. Adams Center

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Virginia Military Institute
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Lexington, VA  24450

Adams Center Essay Contest Winners, 2008-2009

Essay Contest Papers Top Level

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

First prize:  $2000 

“Relational Rearmament: The U.S. Air Force’s German Air Force Monograph Project and Its Effect on the West German-American Alliance, 1952-1958” by Ryan D. Shaughnessy, Ohio State University

Second prize:  $1000 

“The International Dimensions of North Vietnamese Strategy in the 1972 Easter Offensive” by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Yale University

Third prize:  $500 

“In Brzezinski’s Forge:  Fashioning the Carter Doctrine’s Military Instrument” by Frank L. Jones, U.S. Army War College

Honorable mentions (in alphabetical order)