2008 MWSA Awards



Special Recognition Awards:

Founders Award: Wounded Warriors: Those for Whom the War Never Ends by Mike Sager

President's Award: Chum Water by Hodge Wood

Gold Medal Awards

Military Non-Fiction - Leathernecks by Merrill Bartlett & Jack Sweetman

Memoir - The Ghosts of Thua Thien, An American Soldier’s Memoir of Vietnam by John A. Nesser

Historical Fiction - Killing Rommel by Steve Pressfield

Fiction - Behold an Ashen Horse by Lee Boyland

Children's Books - What is a POW/MIA? by John T. Dixon, Jr.

Poetry - Across the Bridge by Jim Greenwald

Spiritual & Religious - No Atheists in Foxholes by Chaplain Patrick McLaughlin, Cdr, USN

Marine Corps - Through the Wheat by Col. Joseph Alexander (USMC, ret) & BrigGen Edwin Howard Simmons

Army - One Weekend a Month by Craig Trebelcock

Navy - Proximity by Steve Phillips

Current Events - The Border by David Danelo

Reference - Securing the Global Transportation Network by Luke Ritter

Anthology - The Sandbox: Dispatches from Troops in Iraq & Afghanistan edited by David Stanford

Silver Medal Awards

Military Non-Fiction - Slaughter at Goliad by Jay Stout

Memoir - Chum Water by Hodge Wood

Historical Fiction - Two Brothers by David Jones

Fiction - Honor Due by D.H. Brown

Children's Books - My Mommy Wears Combat Boots by Sharon G. McBride

Spiritual & Religious - How Free People Can Move Mountains by Frank Schaeffer & Kathy Roth-Douquet

Marine Corps - Fire Mission by Earl Gorman

Current Events - The Highlanders by Rob Kauder