USAREUR names winners of Ware journalism awards
U.S. Army Europe recently announced the winners of its Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware journalism competition in the print and broadcast categories.
The competition, recognizing the journalistic excellence of Army military and civilian journalists, is named in memory of Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware, a former Army Chief of Public Affairs. Ware received the Medal of Honor in World War II and was killed while commanding the 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam in 1968.
This year’s winners in Europe are:
Publications, magazine format — Training Journal, Joint Multinational Training Command, Grafenwöhr, Germany.
News article — Spc. John Arguello, 173rd Airborne, Vicenza, Italy.
Feature article — Staff Sgt. Torres-Cortes, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany.
Commentary — Troy Darr, V Corps, Heidelberg.
Sports article — Spc. Mary Ferguson, 3rd COSCOM, Wiesbaden, Germany.
Stand-alone photograph — Troy Darr, V Corps.
Photojournalism — Sgt. Gregory Withrow, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden.
Outstanding new writer — Spc. Mary Ferguson, 3rd COSCOM.
Civilian journalist of the year — Troy Darr, V Corps.
Special achievement in print media — Danger Forward, 1st Infantry Division, Würzburg, Germany.
Web-based publications — 1st Infantry Division.
Radio news report — Spc. Jesse Granger, 1st Infantry Division, Würzburg.
Television information program — 135th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Kosovo.
Television spot/promo production — Klaus Zimmerman, Visual Information Services Europe, 2nd Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Germany.
Television news report — Spc. Jesse Granger, 1st Infantry Division.
Television feature report — Spc. Jesse Granger, 1st Infantry Division.
Local television newscast — 135th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Outstanding new broadcaster — Spc. Jesse Granger, 1st Infantry Division.
John T. Anderson military broadcast journalist of the year — Sgt. Chris Higginbotham, 21st Theater Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany.