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Writers of the Year and the Quarter

MIPB is pleased to announce the 1997 winners of the Writer of the Year awards.  Writer of the year:  MAJ John Frank Lady III (USA, Ret.), "Directing Intelligence Operations IV: Intelligence Battle Command," Oct-Dec 1997.  We have two runners-up: CPT Harry E. Jones II, "Information Dominance for Army XXI: Battlefield Visualization," Jan-Mar 1997; and CPT Shawn C. Weed, "The S2's Ten Tenents for Success," Apr-Jun 1997.  The Honorable Mentions are:  CPT Frederic P. Filbert, "Keys to a Successful NTC Rotation," Apr-Jun 1997; and LTC John "Randy" Brooks (USA, Ret.), "The Results of the Task Force XXI Are In -- Things Are A-Changin'," Jul-Sep 1997.

CPT Chris R. Lindstrom is our Writer of the Quarter, Apr-Jun 1998, for the article "The Corps-Level Forward Sensor Enclave: A Revolutionary Targeting Concept."

Congratulations to Frank Lady and all of the other winners and many thanks to all of our authors for their great articles, book reviews, and letters to the editor.  Contributions like yours make MIPB the professional development forum for military intelligence professionals.

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Commanding General:  Major General Charles W. Thomas

Director of Continuous Learning:   Colonel George K. Gramer, Jr.

Editor:  CW3 Deborah A. English

Associate Editor:  Elizabeth A. McGovern

Art Director:  PFC Karen E. O'Sullivan

Graphic Specialists: Kazuko Klever, Marvin H. Marcroft, Sharon E. Riggs

Administration: Cruz M. Martinez

Purpose:  The U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca (USAIC&FH) publishes the Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin quarterly under provisions of AR 25-30.  Military Intelligence disseminates material designed to enhance individuals' knowledge of past, current, and emerging concepts, doctrine, material, training, and professional developments in the MI Corps.

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Acting Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army General, United States Army  Chief of Staff