2006 MWSA Awards


Special Recognition Awards:

Fiction Book of the Year - The Last Spymaster –  Gayle Lynds

Non-Fiction Book of the YearPlaying With The Enemy – Gary Moore

The President’s Award: Is Anybody Listening? – Barbara Birchim

Admiral Nimitz Award for Outstanding Naval FictionSeas of Crisis – Joe Buff

The Freedom Award: Military Salute (Website and DVD) – Jeff Seeber

Reader’s Choice Award: My Son is a Marine – JoAnne Allen

Presidential Medal for Outstanding Short-Documentary Film: Highest Traditions – Tony Lazzarini

Best History Book Series: War in the Pacific - Volume I, II, III – Jerome Hagen

Gold Medal Awards

Children’s Books: The Legend of the Lost Tiki – Jan E. Culbertson

Fiction: Paradigm – Robert D. Taylor

History: A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution - Theodore Savas and J. David Dameron

Historical Fiction: In the Shadow of Suribachi – Joyce Faulkner

Biography: Boys of '67 – Charles Jones

Memoirs: Battlelines - LtCol David Brown USMC Ret and Tiffany Brown Holmes

Poetry: From Nam with Love – Lloyd A. King

Resource & Reference: Basic Training Guidebook - Michael C. Volkin

Anthology: The Blog of War - Matthew Currier Burden

Spiritual & Religious: Under Orders - William McCoy

Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Space Egg – Brian Wizard

Silver Medal Awards

Children’s Books: The Wallace Dream - Marc CB Maxwell

Fiction: Echoes From The Infantry – Frank Nappi

History: Marines in the Garden of Eden – Richard S. Lowry

Historical Fiction: My Father’s Keeper - Kip Vander Hyde

Biography: Touching the Ancient One – Rupert Pratt

Memoirs: The Lady and the Tiger – Patricia Linder

Poetry: Tracings – Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Resource & Reference: Help! I'm A Military Spouse -

Anthology: Iraq: Providing Hope - Eric Holmes

Distinguished Book Award Winners (*Changed to the Bronze Medal)

Quadalajara - Jack Tumidajski

The Coil – Gayle  Lynds

Moving is Murder -  Sara Rosett

The Ninth Commandment - Joe Tuffy Tofuri

Blue Angels – A Fly By History - Nicholas A. Veronico

Hell Wouldn’t Stop – An Oral History Of The Battle Of Wake Island – Chet Cunningham

The Gulf War Chronicles - Richard S. Lowry

The Veteran's Survival Guide – John D. Roche

Street Fight in Iraq – Patrick Tracy

The First Hellcat Ace - Hamilton McWhorter

The L.P. – David Walks-As-Bear

Every Shape, Every Shadow – Roger L. Conlee

The Sobs of Autumn's Violins – A. R. Homer

Red Sky At Night – Bill Bigelow

Rogue Trident – John Hindinger