2009 Award Winners

Founder's Award

  • Franklin Evans author of Stand To... A Journey to Manhood

President's Award

  • Rob Ballister author of God Does Have a Sense of Humor
  • John Cathcart author of Delta 7

Anthology

Gold

  • Home of the Brave by Jeffery Hess

Silver

  • By Dammit, We're Marines by Gail Chatfield

1st Runner Up

  • Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Military by Andrew Lubin, et. al.

Children's

Gold

  • You and Your Military Hero by by Sara Jensen-Fritz, Paula Jones-Johnson, Thea L. Zitzow

Silver

  • Memories of Me by Lisa M. Romagnoli

1st Runner Up

  • The Elementary Adventures of Jones, JEEP, Buck & Blue, Jones, Books 1-4 by Sandra Miller Linhart

2nd Runner Up

  • If I had a Daddy by Mary M. Sullivan

Fiction

Gold

  • The Take-Us by John Raymond Takacs

Silver

  • Child Finder by Michael Angley

1st Runner Up

  • The Sandman by David Lucero

2nd Runner Up

  • Honor Defended by D. H. Brown

Historical Fiction

Gold

  • True Colors by Erin Rainwater

Silver

  • The Final Salute by Kathleen M. Rodgers

1st Runner Up

  • Hollywood Buzz by Margit Liesche

2nd Runner Up

  • Virginia's War by Jack London

Memoir

Gold

  • Cat Lo, A Memoir of Invincible Youth by Virgil Erwin

Silver

  • The Lady Gangster, a Sailor's Memoir by Del Staecker

Music CD

Gold

  • Goin' Home by James Jellerson

Non-Fiction

Gold

  • Sacred Ground by Tom Ruck

Silver

  • The Ether Zone, US Army Special Forces Detachment B-52 by Raymond Morris

1st Runner Up

  • Fire in the Night: Creative Essays from an Iraq War Vet by Lee Kelley

2nd Runner Up

  • A Vietnam Trilogy by Raymond Scurfield

Poetry

Gold

  • Tears for Mother Earth by Jim Greenwald

Silver

  • Poems of Passion & Songs for the Soul by James Jellerson

Bronze

  • Sugar, Zeroes, and Lemon by Jim Greenwald

Reference

Gold

  • The Book of War by Dwight Zimmerman

Silver

  • America's Film Vault by Phillip W. Stewart

Spiritual

Gold

  • God in the Foxhole by Charles W. Sasser

Silver

  • Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from World War II by Larkin Spivey

1st Runner Up

  • Bible Promises for Soldiers by J. M. Barnes

2nd Runner Up

  • I will never give up on God again by Derek W. Clark

Army

Gold

  • Immeasurable Spirit: Lessons of a Wounded Warrior by Latoya Lucas

Navy

Gold

  • Strike from the Sea by Tommy H. Thomason

Air Force

Gold

  • USAF Prototype Jet Fighters by Dennis R. Jenkins and Tony R. Landis

Marines

Gold

  • EMBEDDED: A Marine Corps Advisor Inside the Iraqi Army by Wesley Gray