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Kenneth Fisher Receives Sylvanus Thayer Award

Cadets, staff and faculty gathered at Washington Hall to attend the annual Sylvanus Thayer Award Banquet to honor philanthropist Kenneth Fisher as this year’s awardee for his dedicated service to military service members and veterans on Oct. 6 at the U.S. Military Academy. Through his steadfast leadership of the Fisher House Foundation, Fisher provided, at […]

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Elizabeth Dole Foundation Event

We had the honor of recently attending the Elizabeth Dole Foundation Heroes & History Makers Celebration, the ten-year anniversary of the foundation.  Diane and I sat at the head table with Senator Dole, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, USAA CEO Wayne and Ginney Peacock, Hilton EVP Danny and Sharon Hughes, […]

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West Point Ready Campaign Update

Cadets and graduates will always share an unwavering commitment to service—a desire to contribute to something larger than themselves. West Point Ready is an opportunity to do just that and to honor West Point’s legacy of service. Before us is one, bold vision for the Academy and the Corps of Cadets. The campaign’s first significant […]

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Bob McDonald Nominated for Male Champions for Gender Equality

Bob McDonald, Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Chairman of The Procter & Gamble Company,  has been nominated to the Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky 2022 List of Make Champions for Gender Equality by House of Rose Professional. In its selection process, House of Rose Professional evaluated over 6500 male executives from over 800 […]

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White House Portrait Unveiling Ceremony

I was recently invited to The White House to attend the unveiling of the official portraits of President and Mrs. Obama. The National Museum of American History Prior to the event I visited the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  It is one of my favorite museums in D.C.  The Smithsonian does an outstanding job […]

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West Point Distinguished Graduate Awards

I recently traveled to West Point for the festivities around the annual Distinguished Graduate Awards (DGA) and the Alumni Parade.  The DGAs involved a dinner at Herbert Hall, our alumni building, and a parade to the statue of Sylvanus Thayer, and a Corps of Cadets parade.  As the Chairman of the Board of the Association […]

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West Point Ready to Lead…And More

I recently visited West Point and met with Todd Browne, West Point Class of 1985 and President and CEO of the Association of Graduates (AOG) at Herbert Hall, the offices of the AOG.  I met with Todd in his office and we talked about a number of issues.  We then reviewed the composition of the […]

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Re-Cap of 2022 Horatio Alger Awards Ceremony and Events

What follows is a journal type re-cap of my experience not only as a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award, but my interactions with other award winners as well. Upon landing in the Washington, D.C. area we grabbed our luggage, and then took a taxi to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on 22nd Street in Georgetown which […]

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2022 MCLC Recap

Learn more below about the amazing experiences from attendees of the 2022 McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character hosted at the United States Military Academy (USMC). Wilma Tay Wilma Tay (WCAS ’24) attended the 2022 McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character, hosted at West Point, the US Military Academy, in New York. The conference brings […]

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CEO’s React to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Below are comments and thoughts from current and past CEO’s from around the world on the topic of the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia. FedEx Founder Fred Smith “Europe is a huge part of the FedEx network. We serve every company in the world except the five prohibited by law. We have a daily flight into […]

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Kenneth Fisher Receives Sylvanus Thayer Award

Cadets, staff and faculty gathered at Washington Hall to attend the annual Sylvanus Thayer Award Banquet to honor philanthropist Kenneth Fisher as this year’s awardee for his dedicated service to military service members and veterans on Oct. 6 at the U.S. Military Academy. Through his steadfast leadership of the Fisher House Foundation, Fisher provided, at […]

Elizabeth Dole Foundation Event

We had the honor of recently attending the Elizabeth Dole Foundation Heroes & History Makers Celebration, the ten-year anniversary of the foundation.  Diane and I sat at the head table with Senator Dole, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, USAA CEO Wayne and Ginney Peacock, Hilton EVP Danny and Sharon Hughes, […]

West Point Ready Campaign Update

Cadets and graduates will always share an unwavering commitment to service—a desire to contribute to something larger than themselves. West Point Ready is an opportunity to do just that and to honor West Point’s legacy of service. Before us is one, bold vision for the Academy and the Corps of Cadets. The campaign’s first significant […]