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MOAA Military Professional Essay Contest

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2014 Essay Contest Finalists Announced!

The judges have deliberated, and the three finalists in MOAA’s 2014 Military Professional Essay Contest are listed below. You can read the full essays in “Pen to Paper,” page 60 of the November 2014 issue of Military Officer.

Vote here for the essay that is your choice to win first place (and $1,000 for its author). You must vote by 8 a.m. (Eastern time) Dec. 1. Winners will be announced in the Rapid Fire department of the January 2015 issue of Military Officer.

”Landpower’s Purpose in Deterring China: War-at-Sea and Land-Based Anti-Ship Missile Batteries” by Capt. Colin. B. Marcum, USA

“Same Day But Worlds Apart” by Margo Phipps Meyers

”A Reflection on Salutes” by Capt. David N. Miller, USAF (Ret)