• CGSC presents awards for writing

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  • Harry Sarles | Army University Public Affairs
    Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, commanding general of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth and commandant of the Command and General Staff College, recognized 65 Army University staff members and CGSC faculty members with 75 writing awards acknowledging their professionalism and scholarship during the Golden Pen Awards ceremony March 4 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Eisenhower Auditorium.
    The ceremony recognized faculty members for their written works during academic year 2018. The large number of awardees included seven who received recognition for books or book-length works, and 42 who were recognized for peer-reviewed works.
    “I appreciate you taking your personal time, and expanding your professional knowledge and skills as a part of writing and being able to share your expertise with the larger Army,” Lundy said.
    He noted the “Large-Scale Combat Operations” book set, published by Army University Press last year, has become pretty popular.
    “It’s driving the kind of conversations we need to have,” Lundy said.
    Many of the awardees had either edited a book in the set or contributed chapters and articles to the book set.
    The Golden Pen Awards recognize faculty members for professional writing. The program is run by volunteers from the CGSC faculty who staff three committees that recognize authors in three categories. The Gold Pen is awarded for books or book-length works. Silver is awarded for a chapter of a book, a journal article or a stand-alone monograph that is not part of a degree program. The Bronze Pen is given for a short article, undocumented article, encyclopedia article, book review, op-ed piece or letter to the editor, or a body of work consisting of no more than five publications.
    Following the awards, Frank J. Gorski III, chief of Mission Command Information Systems with the Army University Directorate of Simulation Education, received the Commanders Award for Civilian Service. He was recognized for initiative and technical expertise in designing and creating a 1:100,000 scale map for use in the Decisive Action Training Environment-Europe as part of the CGSC Advanced Operations Course.
    Lundy spoke to faculty members about CAC and Army University initiatives and took questions from the audience after the award presentations.
    Gold Pen Awards
    Dr. Keith R. Beurskens, Army University, editor, “The Long Haul: Historical Case Studies of Sustainment in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018.
    Dr. Thomas G. Bradbeer, Department of Command and Leadership, editor, “Lethal and Non-Lethal Fires: Historical Case Studies of Converging Cross-Domain Fires in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018.
    Dr. John D. Hosler, Department of Military History, “The Siege of Acre, 1181-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle that Decided the Third Crusade,” Yale University Press, June 2018.
    Page 2 of 5 - Dr. Jack D. Kem, associate dean of Academics, editor, “Deep Maneuver: Historical Case Studies of Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (second award)
    Dr. Matthew S. Muehlbauer, DMH, co-editor, “The Routledge History of Global War and Society,” Routledge, February 2018.
    Dr. Peter J. Schifferle, School of Advanced Military Studies, editor, “Bringing Order to Chaos: Historical Case Studies of Combined Arms Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (second award)
    Dr. Barry M. Stentiford, SAMS, “Success in the Shadows: Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines and the Global War on Terror, 2002-2015,” Army University Press, Sept. 14, 2018. (fourth award)
    Silver Pen Awards
    Dr. David Anderson, Department of Joint Interagency and Multinational Operations, co-author, “Soft Power in China’s Security Strategy,” Strategic Studies Quarterly, Fall 2018. (25th award)
    Dr. Joseph G. Babb, DMH, “Chinese Deception and the 1950 Intervention in the Korean War,” a chapter in “Weaving the Tangled Web: Military Deception in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (third award)
    Dr. Robert F. Baumann, CGSC, “A Central Asian Perspective on Russian Soft Power – The View from Tashkent,” Military Review, July-August 2018. (second award)
    Col. Paul E. Berg, Army University, “The Effects of Combat Stress on Women in a Military Academic Environment,” The Journal of Military Learning, April 2018. (third award)
    Dr. Richard E. Berkebile, DJIMO, “New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition,” Interagency Journal, August 2018. (sixth award)
    Dr. Thomas G. Bradbeer, DCL, “Gunners at Cambria, 1917: How the Royal Artillery Set the Conditions for the Successful Armored Assault,” a chapter in “Lethal and Non-Lethal Fires: Historical Case Studies of Converging Cross-Domain Fires in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (eighth award)
    Dr. Mark T. Calhoun, SAMS, “Close Air Support and Bombardment Theory: Operation Cobra,” a chapter in “Lethal and Non-Lethal Fires: Historical Case Studies of Converging Cross-Domain Fires in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (third award)
    Russell G. Conrad, Department of Army Tactics, “Information Operations at the Division Echelon,” a chapter in “Large-Scale Combat Operations: The Division Fight,” to be published by Army University Press.
    Dr. Daniel G. Cox, SAMS, “Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Warfare,” Interagency Journal, August 2018. (ninth award)
    Dr. David T. Culkin, ArmyU, “Teaching Qualitative Inquiry: Experimental Andragogy in Military Faculty Development Programs,” Journal of Continuing Higher Education, Volume 66, Number 3, Fall 2018. (fifth award)
    Dr. John M. Curatola, SAMS, “Atomic Dysfunction: The Nature of the American Atomic Monopoly 1945-1960,” Vulcan: The International Journal of the Social History of Military Technology, Volume 6, No. 1, 2018. (fourth award)
    Page 3 of 5 - Dr. Robert T. Davis II, SAMS, “Cold War Infamy: NATO Exercise Carte Blanche,” a chapter in “Military Exercises: Political Messaging and Strategic Impact,” NATO Defense College, February 2018. (second award)
    Dr. William J. Davis Jr. and Penny F. Koerner, DJIMO-Fort Lee, co-authors, “The Ethics of Information-Gap Decision Making,” Interagency Journal, August 2018. (ninth award and first award)
    Lt. Col. Karen J. Dill, Department of Distance Education, “Cybersecurity for the Nation: Workforce Development,” Cyber Defense Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 2018.
    Dr. Zachery A. Fry, DMH, “McClellan’s Epidemic: Disease and Discord at Harrison’s Landing, July-August 1862,” Civil War History, Vol. 64, No.1, March 2018.
    Bernard F. Harris Jr., CGSC, “Chipping Away at the Bedrock of Racial Intolerance: Fort Des Moines and Black Officer Training, 1917-1918,” Annals of Iowa 77, No. 3, Summer 2018. (second award)
    Dr. John D. Holser, DMH, “Clausewitz’s Wounded Lion: a Fighting Retreat at the Siege of Acre, November 1190,” a chapter in “Acre and Its Falls: Studies in the History of a Crusader City,” Brill, May 2018.
    Dr. Gregory S. Hospodor, DMH, “Operations BARCLAY, CASCADE, and MINCEMEAT: Allied Deception in the Mediterranean, 1943,” a chapter in “Weaving the Tangled Web: Military Deception in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (third award)
    Dr. Jack D. Kem and William E. Bassett, CGSC, co-authors, “The Right Education and Training at the Right Time: Deciding What to Teach and Ensuring It Happens,” Journal of Military Learning, April 2018. (third award and first award)
    Lt. Col. Trent J. Lythgoe, DTAC, “On Detailed Planning: Why Plans are Wrong, but some Plans are Useful,” a chapter in “Planning for Large-Scale Combat Operations,” to be published by Army University Press. (second award)
    Dr. Richard A. McConnell, Dr. Mark T. Gerges, George E. Hodge, Marty M. Leners, Joel W. Miller and Jacob A. Mong, DTAC, co-authors, “The Effect of Simple Role-Playing Games on the Wargaming Step of the Military Decision Making Process: A Mixed Methods Approach,” published online by the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, August 2018. (third, second, first, first, first and third awards, respectively)
    Jesse McIntyre III, and David Campbell, DDE and adjunct faculty, co-authors, “A Policy of Defeat,” Small Wars Journal, July 2018. (second and first awards)
    Mark V. Montesclaros, DJIMO - Fort Gordon, “The Southern Caucasus: Ethical Challenges Informing the Application of American Power,” Special Report: The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict, Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation, July 2018.
    Dr. Dean A. Nowowiejski, CGSC, “Command Decisions on Counterattack and Deep Envelopment in the Battle of the Bulge,” a chapter in “Deep Maneuver: Historical Case Studies of Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations,” Army University Press, September 2018. (third award)
    Page 4 of 5 - Scott A. Porter, DCL, “Large-Scale Combat Operations: Risk and Adaptability at the Corps and Division Levels,” Small Wars Journal, May 2018. (sixth award)
    Edward V. Rowe, DTAC, “Operational Framework: Enabling Tempo and Decision Making,” a chapter in “Large-Scale Combat Operations: The Division Fight,” to be published by Army University Press.
    Brian L. Steed, CGSC, “Maneuvering within Islam’s Narrative Space,” Strategic Review: The Indonesian Journal of Leadership, Policy and World Affairs, Vol. 8 No. 1, March 2018. (second award)
    Lt. Col. Andrew A. Thueme, DTAC, “Mobility Operations in the Offense,” a chapter in “Large-Scale Combat Operations: The Division Fight,” to be published by Army University Press.
    Dr. Jay A. Van Der Werff and Ellen Bogdan, ArmyU, co-authors, “Fostering Instructor Competencies through Army University’s Faculty Development Program,” Journal of Military Learning, April 2018.
    Dr. Thomas E. Ward II, Department of Logistics and Resource Operations, “The Doughboys’ Rifle: Springfield? Enfield?” On Point: The Journal of Army History, April 2018. (third award)
    Mark R. Wilcox, DJIMO, “Transparency of Military Activities - An Aspect of Conflict in Russia and Its ‘Near Abroad,’” Special Report: The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict, Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation, July 2018. (fourth award)
    Jonathan M. Williams, DTAC, “The Return of Large-Scale Combat Operations: River Crossing Operations,” a chapter in “Large-Scale Combat Operations: The Division Fight,” to be published by Army University Press. (second award)
    Lt. Col. Sean A. Wittmeier, DTAC, “Engineer Support to Large Scale Defensive Operations,” a chapter in “Large Scale Combat Operations: The Division Fight,” to be published by Army University Press.
    Robert G. Young, DLRO - Fort Gordon, “The Need for “Objective E,” Special Report: The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict, Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation, July 2018.
    Bronze Pen Awards
    Dr. David A. Anderson, DJIMO, for two book reviews in The Interagency Journal and Strategic Studies Quarterly. (22nd award)
    Rick Baillergeon, DTAC, for a body of work consisting of four book reviews in Infantry Magazine, On Point and Military Review. (20th award)
    Dr. Daniel G. Cox, SAMS, for his article on prospects of a negotiated settlement with North Korea in The Art of Strategy (International Relations Online). (ninth award)
    James L. Davis, DTAC, for three book reviews in Military Review. (third award)
    Lt. Col. Wesley L. Girvin, DJIMO - Fort Belvoir, for two book reviews in Military Review.
    David D. Haught, DTAC - Fort Belvoir, for two book reviews in Military Review. (sixth award)
    Col. Kenneth A. Hawley and William D. Kuchinski, ArmyU, for their co-authored article, “The Rapid Redesign of the Captains’ Career Course,” published in a Military Review special edition.
    Page 5 of 5 - Dr. John D. Hosler, DMH, for his body of work featuring a book review in The Medieval Review and an article post in the Yale University Press Yalebooks blog.
    Edward D. Jennings, DTAC, for his body of work featuring four book reviews in Military Review and Army History. (fifth award)
    James L. Kennedy, DLRO - Fort Belvoir, for a body of work featuring a book review in Military Review, and an article on providing support to contracting officer representatives in the Army Sustainment magazine. (sixth award)
    Jesse McIntyre III, DDE, for his body of work featuring four book reviews and a lengthy featured review in Military Review. (sixth award)
    John H. Modinger, DJIMO, for two book reviews in Military Review. (fifth award)
    Mark V. Montesclaros, DJIMO - Fort Gordon, for his body of work featuring three book reviews in Military Review and H-Net. (ninth award)
    Rodney S. Morris, DDE, for his body of work featuring two newspaper articles on financial responsibility in the Fort Leavenworth Lamp. (third award)
    Boyd R. Plessl, DDE, for his body of work featuring two book reviews in Military Review.
    Dr. Eric R. Price, SAMS, for his featured book review in Army History magazine. (second award)
    Lt. Col. Aric J. Raus, DTAC - Fort Belvoir, for his body of work featuring co-authored articles in the CGSC Foundation magazine and the Fort Belvoir Eagle newspaper.
    Robert J. Rielly, DCL, for two book reviews in Military Review. (12th award)
    Frederick D. Sanders, DLRO - Fort Belvoir, for his body of work featuring co-authored articles in the CGSC Foundation magazine and the Fort Belvoir Eagle newspaper.
    Ronald T. Staver, DDE, for two book reviews in Military Review. (fourth award)
    Brian L. Steed, CGSC, for an article published in Military Review. (second award)
    Dr. Romuald A. Stone, DTAC - Fort Belvoir, for his article in Army magazine.
    Kurt P. Vandersteen, DJIMO, for three book reviews in Strategic Studies Quarterly.
    Dr. Thomas E. Ward II, DLRO, for two book reviews in Military Review. (fourth award)
    Kevin L. Watson, DTAC - Fort Belvoir, for two book reviews in Military Review. (fourth award)
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