2005 Spurgeon Neel Writing Competition winners.
The article by CPT Goke and 1LT De La Rosa, titled "Mental Health Services at FOB Abu Ghraib: Nafsea (Psychology) Through the Wire" appeared in the July-September 2005 issue of the AMEDD Journal. The article provides a look at the history and current medical and mental health care provided to both U.S. troops and Iraqi detainees. The judges determined that this article best exemplified the history, legacy, and traditions of the Army Medical Department.
As Neel Writing Award winners, CPT Goke and 1LT De La Rosa will divide a $500 monetary prize and receive specially-designed medallions that will be presented at an AMEDD Museum Foundation special event in March.