DePuy Writing Competition Winners!

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2020 General William E. DePuy

Special Topics Writing Competition

This 2019 theme was “Finding the enemy in 2035—What technological, doctrinal, organizational, or other advances or changes must we make to find our adversaries on the battlefield of the future?”


1st Place

Capt. T. S. Allen, U.S. Army

“Finding the Enemy on the Data-Swept Battlefield of 2035”


2nd Place

Capt. Michael P. Ferguson, U.S. Army; Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jessie R. Crifasi, U.S. Army; and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Nick Rife, U.S. Army

"Human-Machine Paradox: A Balanced Approach to Finding and Fixing in 2035"


3rd Place

Maj. Hassan M. Kamara, U.S. Army

"Hunting the Adversary: Sensors in the 2035 Battlespace"


Honorable Mention

Lt. Col. Stephan Pikner, PhD, U.S. Army

"Leveraging Multi-Domain Military Deception to Expose the Enemy in 2035"



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November-December 2020