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2013 MWSA Award Winners

ZARBUL MASALHA: 151 Afghan Dari Proverbs by active duty U.S. Navy Captain Edward Zellem which won the Gold Medal for Reference was one of the many highlights in the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) 2013 book awards ceremony held this year in Dayton, Ohio. The MWSA book awards recognize outstanding military-themed books in a wide range of categories from children to adult. The categories include fiction, non-fiction, spiritual/religious, poetry, business/how to, and others. Entries included works published in traditional and e-book formats.

2012 MWSA Awards

MWSA 2012 Award Winners 

Founders Award

  • Medals, Flags and Memories by Stacey & John Holley

Presidents Award

  • Terry Gould
  • Chris Wyatt
  • Jim Greenwald

Author of the Year

  • Michael Angley

Historical Fiction

  • Project Seven Alpha  by Leland "Chip" Shanle Jr.    Gold Medal
  • A Passel of Hate by Joe Epley   Silver Medal
  • The Power and the Glory by William C. Hammond   Silver Medal

Condemned Property?

There’s no such thing as a little war, declares Dusty Trimmer. He uses his and others’ experiences during and after Vietnam to prove it.

Condemned Property?
by Dusty Earl Trimmer
Book Category: Memoir
Reviewed by: Barbara Peacock

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 145752533X

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Trimmer, Dusty Earl

Casualty of War

Casualty of War

By: Jon M. Nelson

 

With a terrified look upon his face,

I wonder what he’s doing in this place.

There are bombs exploding and bullets flying,

He’s curled up in a corner scared and crying.

 

I know that he did not ask to be here,

And I know he’s overwhelmed with fear.

Where are the parents of this child lost,

As he screams out in this holocaust?

 

I can feel his pain as I see his tears,

But his cries will fall upon deaf ears.

The sounds of war drown him out,

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