2016 Award Winners

Nonfiction

  • History

    • Stay the Rising Sun — Phil Keith —BRONZE
    • Forgotten Heroes of World War II — Tom Simmons — GOLD
  • Biography

    • Never Fear — Robert D’Angelo — BRONZE
    • Harnessing the Sky — Frederick Trapnell, Jr and Dana Trapnell Tibbits — SILVER
    • Sgt. Reckless —  Robin Hutton — GOLD
  • Memoir

    • Clicking Mics — Bruce Hoffman — BRONZE
    • Dustoff 7-3 — Erik Sabiston — BRONZE
    • Dagger Four is OK — Bill Norris — BRONZE
    • Testimony of the Protected — Douglas Millikin — BRONZE
    • Vietnam Nurse — Louie Eisenbrandt — SILVER
    • Battle Rattle — Roger Boas — SILVER
    • 15 Years of War — Kristine Schellhaas — SILVER
    • Where Youth and Laughter Go — Seth Folsom — GOLD
  • Creative Nonfiction

    • Gravity — Beth Underwood — SILVER
    • Before the Belle — Cassius Mullen — GOLD
  • Anthology

    • Currents 2015 — Jim Tritten — SILVER

  • Reference

    • Mataluna — Edward Zellem — SILVER
    • Warriors Remembered — Albert Nahas — GOLD

Poetry

  • Kinyamaswa — Andreas Morgner — SILVER
  • The Dark Side of Heaven — Jeanette Vaughan — SILVER
  • Near Death/Near Life — Dennis Maulsby — GOLD
  • Welcome to FOB Haiku — Randy Brown — GOLD

Fiction

  • Literary Fiction

    • I’d Walk with My Friends — Jesse Goolsby — BRONZE
    • Her Own Vietnam — Lynn Kanter — SILVER
    • Hookup: A Novel of Fort Bragg — William P. Singley — SILVER
    • Sheppard of the Argonne — G. William Weatherly — GOLD
    • Hover — Anne Wilson — GOLD
  • Historical Fiction

    • The Liberators — Jerri McCloud — BRONZE
    • One Stick and a Waco — J. M. Taylor — SILVER
    • The Quest of the Sultana — John Rothdiener — SILVER
    • The Court-Martial of Benedict Arnold — Richard McMahon — GOLD
    • Enemies — Richard Barnes — GOLD
    • Black Sun — Glenn Starkey — GOLD
    • Damned Yankee — Carolyn Schriber — GOLD
  • Mystery/Thriller

    • Cards in the Deck — Robert Stanek — SILVER
    • Chita Quest — Brinn Colenda — SILVER
    • Terror Cell — Joseph Badal — SILVER
    • Veil of Deception — Michael Lewis — SILVER
    • Beijing Red — Jeffrey Wilson — GOLD
    • Death Ship — Joseph Badal — GOLD
    • The Fifth Bomb — Kenneth Andrus — GOLD
  • Romance

    • Never Forget — Heather Ashby — SILVER
    • Meant To Be — Jessica James — GOLD

Children & Young Adult

  • Picture Book

    • Veteran Heroes in Our Neighborhood —Valerie Pfundstein —SILVER
    • Mark’s Special Mission —Gregory Keeney —SILVER
  • Chapter Book

    • The Lost Celt —A. E. Conran —GOLD
  • Young Adult

    • Eugene Bullard —Larry Greenly —SILVER
    • Hello Wigwam —L. John Lawrence —GOLD