From the American Patriot Award website:
The American Patriot Award recognizes men and women of extraordinary caliber whose leadership has strengthened our nation's strategic interests and advanced global security.
Past honorees include: Admiral William H. McRaven and the Men and Women of US Special Operations Command, Senators Joe Lieberman and John McCain, Dr. Robert M. Gates, General David Patraeus and the Men and Women of Central Command, The Honorable Henry Kissinger, The Honorables John Warner and Ike Skelton, The Honorable John H. Glenn, Daniel K. Inouye, and The Honorable Ted Stevens, The Honorable Bob Dole, Paul D. Wolfowitz on behalf of military and civilian 'fallen heros', President George H.W. Bush, The Honorable Caspar Weinberger, and General Colin Powell.Our best compliments, Mme. Secretary! So well-earned! You are a true patriot!