2007 Award Winners

Special Recognition Awards:

  • Founders Award: Band of Sisters by Kirsten Holmstedt
  • President's Award for Outstanding Contribution: Brent Burns
  • Lifetime Award: Don Hanson
  • Award for Creativity: My Dad's a Hero - by Rebecca Christiansen and Jewel Armstrong
  • Music/Creativity CD: Ragtops and Flip Flops - by Brent Burns
  • Healing Through the Arts: Ron Mann

Historical Fiction: 

  • Grady's Tour - by John Gallagher
  • Military Internet Newsletter: Salute Newsletter by Pat McGrath Avery and Joyce Faulkner

Gold Medal Awards

Gold Medal Awards Given to books that are superior examples of their genres.

  • Novel: Baby Jack - by Frank Schaeffer
  • Memoir: The Highway War - by Seth Folsom
  • Fiction: The Perfect Assassin - by Ward Larsen
  • Military Non-Fiction: Charlie Battery - by Andrew Lubin
  • Reference & Guide Books: Life After Deployment - by Karen M. Pavlicin
  • Poetry: Vietnam in Verse: Poetry for Beer Drinkers - by Mike Mullins
  • Humor: God Does Have a Sense of Humor - by Rob Ballister
  • Children’s Books: I'm a Hero Too - by Jenny Sokol
  • Anthology: Secure the Fort - by Lucy Cain

Silver Medal Awards

Silver Medal Awards Given to books that are excellent works.

  • Rangers in Combat - by John Lock
  • The Rings of Allah - by Lee Boyland
  • Gangway, Regular Navy - by Richard Merrell
  • Irish Eyes - by Zoe Grider
  • For the Good of The Many - by Gary Carter
  • Retribution - by John Schembra
  • Constant Bearing Decreasing Range - by Skip Vogel
  • Scatterlings of Africa - by Peter Davies
  • When Evil Prospers - by John Washburn