2006 Award Winners

Special Recognition Awards:

  • Fiction Book of the Year - The Last Spymaster –  Gayle Lynds
  • Non-Fiction Book of the Year – Playing With The Enemy – Gary Moore
  • The President’s Award: Is Anybody Listening? – Barbara Birchim
  • Admiral Nimitz Award for Outstanding Naval Fiction:  Seas 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 – GayleLynds
  • 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