2006 Season

Special Recognition Awards

  • Fiction Book of the Year - The Last Spymaster by  Gayle Lynds
  • Non-Fiction Book of the Year – Playing With The Enemy by Gary Moore
  • The President’s Award: Is Anybody Listening? by Barbara Birchim
  • Admiral Nimitz Award for Outstanding Naval Fiction:  Seas of Crisis by Joe Buff
  • The Freedom Award: Military Salute (Website and DVD) by Jeff Seeber
  • Reader’s Choice Award: My Son is a Marine by Jo Anne Allen
  • Presidential Medal for Outstanding Short-Documentary Film: Highest Traditions by Tony Lazzarini
  • Best History Book Series: War in the Pacific - Volume I, II, III by Jerome Hagen

Medal Winners

Gold Medal Awards

  • Children’s Books: The Legend of the Lost Tiki by Jan E. Culbertson
  • Fiction: Paradigm by Robert D. Taylor
  • History: A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution by Theodore Savas and J. David Dameron
  • Historical Fiction: In the Shadow of Suribachi by Joyce Faulkner
  • Biography: Boys of '67 by Charles Jones
  • Memoirs: Battlelines by LtCol David Brown USMC Ret and Tiffany Brown Holmes
  • Poetry: From Nam with Love by Lloyd A. King
  • Resource & Reference: Basic Training Guidebook by Michael C. Volkin
  • Anthology: The Blog of War by Matthew Currier Burden
  • Spiritual & Religious: Under Orders by William McCoy
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Space Egg by Brian Wizard

Silver Medal Awards

  • Children’s Books: The Wallace Dream by Marc CB Maxwell
  • Fiction: Echoes From The Infantry by Frank Nappi
  • History: Marines in the Garden of Eden by Richard S. Lowry
  • Historical Fiction: My Father’s Keeper by Kip Vander Hyde
  • Biography: Touching the Ancient One by Rupert Pratt
  • Memoirs: The Lady and the Tiger by Patricia Linder
  • Poetry: Tracings by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
  • Resource & Reference: Help! I'm A Military Spouse by  Kathie Hightower and Holly Scherer 
  • Anthology: Iraq: Providing Hope by Eric Holmes

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

  • Quadalajara by Jack Tumidajski
  • The Coil by Gayle Lynds
  • Moving is Murder by  Sara Rosett
  • The Ninth Commandment by Joe Tuffy Tofuri
  • Blue Angels – A Fly By History by Nicholas A. Veronico
  • Hell Wouldn’t Stop – An Oral History Of The Battle Of Wake Island by Chet Cunningham
  • The Gulf War Chronicles by Richard S. Lowry
  • The Veteran's Survival Guide by John D. Roche
  • Street Fight in Iraq by Patrick Tracy
  • The First Hellcat Ace by Hamilton McWhorter
  • The L.P. by David Walks-As-Bear
  • Every Shape, Every Shadow by Roger L. Conlee
  • The Sobs of Autumn's Violins by A. R. Homer
  • Red Sky At Night by Bill Bigelow
  • Rogue Trident by John Hindinger

Book Summaries & Reviews
Award Winners complete