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Kiley Award 2015 US National Defense University Press


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JFQ 79 | Winners of the 2015 Writing Competitions

By NDU Press | September 30, 2015



The NDU Foundation Congratulates the Winners of the 2015 Writing Competitions

The NDU Foundation is proud to support the annual Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Joint Force Quarterly essay competitions. NDU Press hosted the final round of judging on May 15–16, 2015, during which 24 faculty judges from 15 participating professional military education institutions selected the best entries in each category. The First Place winners in each of the three categories are published in the following pages.

Joint Force Quarterly Kiley Awards

Each year, judges select the most influential articles from the previous year’s four issues of JFQ. Three outstanding articles were singled out for the Kiley Awards, named in honor of Dr. Frederick Kiley, former director of NDU Press.

Best Forum Article

Brett T. Williams, “The Joint Force Commander’s Guide to Cyberspace Operations,” JFQ 73

Best Features Article

Joris D. Kila and Christopher V. Herndon, “Military Involvement in Cultural Property Protection: An Overview,” JFQ 74

Best Recall Article (tie)

Bert Frandsen, “Learning and Adapting: Billy Mitchell in World War I,” JFQ 72

and J. Darren Duke, Rex L. Phillips, and Christopher J. Conover, “Challenges in Coalition Unconventional Warfare: The Allied Campaign in Yugoslavia, 1941–1945,” JFQ 75

Distinguished Judges Twenty-four senior faculty members from the 15 participating PME institutions took time out of their busy schedules to serve as judges. Their personal dedication and professional excellence ensured a strong and credible competition.