Congratulations, Mme. Secretary! It is wonderful to see your hard work and selfless service so well recognized!
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
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.
Thursday, November 14, 20136:00 p.m. Patrons Reception6:30 p.m. Reception7:30 p.m. Dinner and Program9:35 p.m. Post-Gala Reception10:30 p.m. Dancing Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
The American Patriot Award recognizes men and women of extraordinary caliber whose leadership has strengthened our nation's strategic interests and advanced global security.
The American Patriot Award Gala is attended by more than 500 guests to include: Administration officials, members of Congress, senior military leaders, wounded warriors, and corporate and community leaders from across the nation. The evening includes a reception and dinner program with remarks by individuals who have been particularly touched by the life and career of our honorees.
Support of the American Patriot Award Gala benefits the National Defense University (NDU). NDU is America’s preeminent joint institution for military, civilian, and diplomatic national security education, research and outreach in national and international security. The NDU Foundation serves as the conduit of private-public partnership, ensuring NDU remains the crown jewel of joint military, inter-agency, multi-national education and leader development for national security.
President Clinton will also be accorded a high honor next Wednesday when he receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom. If you are in the vicinity of the Clinton Presidential Center, you can join the "Watch Party" being held there that morning. Admission is free, but a reservation is required. Go here for information >>>>.
Congratulations, Mr. President, to you, and to your lovely, accomplished spouse. We are as appreciative and proud of both of you as you are of each other!