Past Honorees

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YEAR SERVICE AWARD HONOREE
2010 Army Service to the Nation The Honorable John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army
accepted by Lieutenant General William J. Troy,
Director of the Army Staff
Military Leadership General Peter W. Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff
SSMAC Board Award Dr. Robert D. Wickham
SSMAC Board Award Kate Butler Wickham
Distinguished Media Achievement Rita Cosby, CBS News Special Correspondent
2009 Air Force Military Leadership General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff
accepted by Lieutenant General Raymond E. Johns, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff for  Strategic Plans and Programs Headquarters U.S. Air Force,

Washington, D.C.
Confirmed for appointment to the grade of General
with assignment as Commander, Air Mobility Command,
Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Service to the Nation U-Haul International, Inc.
Accepted by Charles J. Bayer

Member of the Board of Directors
Distinguished Media Achievement Marvin Scott

Senior Correspondent and Anchor, WPIX TV
2008 Navy Military Leadership Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations
accepted by Vice Admiral Melvin G. Williams, Jr., Commander
U.S. Second Fleet; Director, Combined Joint Operations
from the Sea Center of Excellence
Service to the Nation Hon. J. William Middendorf, Former Secretary of the Navy
Distinguished Media Achievement Kimberly Dozier, CBS News Correspondent
SSMAC Heroes Award Roscoe Brown, WWII Tuskegee Airman
SSMAC Heroes Award George Watson, WWII Tuskegee Airman
2007 Marines Military Leadership General James T. Conway, USMC, Commandant
accepted by General Robert Magnus, USMC, Assistant Commandant
Service to the Nation Hon. Robert M. Morgenthau, The District Attorney, County of New York
Distinguished Media Achievement Bill Gallo, Award Winning Sports Cartoonist and Journalist, Daily News
2006 Coast Guard Military Leadership Admiral Thad W. Allen, USCG, Commandant
accepted by Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., USCG, Chief of Staff
Service to the Nation Vice Admiral Herb Browne, United States Navy (Ret.)
President and CEO, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
Distinguished Media Achievement Chuck Scarborough, WNBO-TV News Anchor
2005 Army Military Leadership General Richard A. Cody, Vice Chief of Staff
Service to the Nation Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman, American Red Cross
2004 Air Force Military Leadership General John P. Jumper, USAF, Chief of Staff
Service to the Nation Richard F. Chapdelaine, Chairman, The Chapdelaine Companies
2003 Navy Military Leadership Admiral Vernon E. Clark, Chief of Naval Operations
accepted by Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Vice Chief of Naval Operations
Corporate Leadership Frank C. Lanza, Chairman & CEO L-3 Communications
2002 Marines Military Leadership General James L. Jones, USMC, Commandant
accepted by LTG Emil R. Bedard, USMC, Deputy Commandant
Service to the Nation General Raymond G. Davis, USMC (Ret.)
Public Service Raymond W. Kelly, NYPD Commissioner Col. USMCR (Bet)
Corporate Leadership Robert A, Lutz, Vice Chairman,GM, USMC veteran
2001 Coast Guard Military Leadership Admiral James M. Loy, USCG, Commandant
Service to the Nation Vice Admiral Robert Price, USCG (Ret.)
Public Service John Brown, Jr. ,”Code Talker”, Congressional Gold Medal
2000 Army Military Leadership LTG Daniel W. Christman, Superintendent
United States Military Academy
Service to the Nation Edward Vick, Chairman Young & Rubicam, USNR (Ret)
1999 Air Force Military Leadership General Lester Lyles, USAF, Vice Chief of Staff
Service to the Nation General Ronald Fogleman, USAF (Ret,)
1998 Navy Military Leadership Admiral Jay L. Johnson, Chief of Naval Operations
accepted by Admiral Donald L Pilling, Vice Chief of Naval Operations
Service to the Nation Henry Luce Ill, Chairman, Henry Luce Foundation
Public Service Paul W. Bucha, President, Medal of Honor Society
1997 Marines Military Leadership General Richard I. Neal, USMC, Assistant Commandant
Service to the Nation General William C. Westmoreland, USA (Ret.)