2018 Spurgeon Neel Annual Award

Type: Prize

Name: 2018 Spurgeon Neel Annual Award

Location: n/a

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018

Sponsoring Institution: Army Medical Department Museum Foundation


Details:

The Army Medical Department Museum Foundation is pleased to sponsor the 2018
Spurgeon Neel Annual Award competition for the article of 5000 words or less
that best exemplifies the history, legacy, and traditions of the Army
Medical Department.

Named in honor of Major General (Retired) Spurgeon H. Neel, first Commanding
General of Health Services Command (now U.S. Army Medical Command), the
award competition is open to all federal employees, military and civilian,
as well as non-governmental civilian authors who submit manuscripts for
publishing consideration.

The AMEDD Museum Foundation will present a special medallion award and a
$1000 monetary prize to the winner, who will be notified in advance, at a
Foundation-sponsored event early in 2019.

All manuscripts must be submitted to the AMEDD Museum Foundation,
Amedd.Foundation@ameddmuseum.org, by 30 November 2018. At the time of
submission, a manuscript must be original work and not pending publication
in any other periodical. It must conform to the Writing and Submission
Guidance of the AMEDD Journal, and must relate to the history, legacy and/or
traditions of the Army Medical Department. Manuscripts will be reviewed and
evaluated by a six-member committee appointed by the President of the AMEDD
Museum Foundation. The winning manuscript will be selected in December 2018.

Additional detail concerning the Spurgeon Neel Annual Award may be obtained
by contacting Mrs. Sue McMasters at the AMEDD Museum Foundation,
210-226-0265.


Contact Information:
Mrs. Sue McMasters
Amedd.Foundation@ameddmuseum.org

Posted: July 24, 2018