Lone Sailor Award Recipients

The United States Navy Memorial Foundation presents a Lone Sailor Award to Sea Service Veterans who have distinguished themselves, drawing upon their Sea Service experience to become successful, in their subsequent careers and lives, while exemplifying the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment.

2018
Harvey Barnum, Jr.
William Hannigan

2017
Delbert & Ima Black
Christopher Gardner
David Robinson

2016
Daniel D'Aniello
Senator John Glenn
Rear Admiral Robert H. Shumaker
John Cosgrove

2015
Admiral James S. Gracey
J. William Middendorf II
Robert S. Morrison
C. Michael Petters

2014
Honorable Samuel A. Nunn, Jr. 
James A. Skinner
Robert J. Stevens

2013
Dan Akerson
General Paul X. Kelley
Ted Turner

2012
Evertt Alvarez, Jr.
John Paul DeJoria
J. David Power III
Mark Russell

2011
Lloyd V. "Beau" Bridges III
Jeffrey L. Bridges
Lloyd V. Bridges, Jr.*
Gerald F. "Jerry" Coleman
Robert W.A. "Bob" Feller*
Brian P. Lamb

2010
Lanier W. Phillips
Edward W. Lebaron, Jr. 

2009
Lawrence P. "Yogi" Berra
Leonard A. Lauder
Frederick W. Smith

2008
A.G. Lafley
John H. McConnell*
Arnold Palmer

2007
Tom Benson
Morgan L. Fitch, Jr., Esq.
Stan Musial
Senator John W. Warner, Jr. 

2006
Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr.
Arnold "Red" Auerbach

2005
Rear Admiral Grace Hopper*
Senator John McCain

2004
Benjamin Bradlee
Admiral Stansfield Turner

2003
Captain Dan A. Carmichael
Joseph F. Cullman, III
Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. 

2002
Gordon M. Bethune
Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld
Representative Floyd D. Spence*
Representative Bob Stump

2000
Nickolas Davatzes
Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau
President Theodore Roosevelt*
Honorable John C. Whitehead

1999
Charles Francis Adams*
Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr.
President John F. Kennedy*
Senator John F. Kerry

1998
Eddie Albert
Ambassador John Gavin
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover*
Esther L. Snyder

1997
Ernest Borgnine
Captain Winidred Quick Collins
Senator Robert Kerrey
Austin H. Kiplinger
Edmund W. Littlefield
Henry Trione
Jonathan Winters

1996
Dr. Robert Ballard
Roger T. Staubach
Dr. Kathryn Sullivan

1995
President Richard M. Nixon*

1994
Tony Curtis
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Admiral E.R. Zumwalt, Jr. 

1993
James A. Michener
Allen E. Murray
Harold A. Poling
Rear Admiral William Thompson

1992
President Gerald R. Ford
Honorable H. Lawrence Garrett, III

1991
Admiral Arleigh Burke
President George H.W. Bush
Justice William S. White

1989
Admiral Thomas H. Moorer

1987
Herman Wouk

 

*Posthumously

Naval Heritage Award Recipients

The United States Navy Memorial Foundation presents a Naval Heritage Award to distinguished Americans who have significantly supported the nation's Sea Services, and whose lives and career exemplify the core value of Honor, Courage and Commitment. 

2016
Peter Ho
Martin A. Kropelnicki

2013
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

2008
Representative Norm Dicks

2006
Senator Daniel Inouye

2005
Representative Ike Skelton

2002
Clive Cussler

1998
President Ronald W. Reagan
John Wayne

1997
Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher
Ambassador Paul H. Nitze

1996
Bob Hope

1995
Senator Margaret Chase Smith