Harry S. Truman Past Recipients

1969: General William C. Westmoreland
1970: President Richard Nixon
1971: None
1972: Bob Hope
1973: None
1974: None
1975: Senator John C. Stennis, Mississippi
1976: Senator John L. McClellan, Arkansas
1977: None
1978: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer
1979: None
1980: None
1981: None
1982: Senator J. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina
1983: U.S. Rep. G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery, Mississippi
1984: President Ronald Reagan
1985: Melvin R. Laird
1986: Secretary of the Army, John O. Marsh, Jr.
1987: U.S. Rep. Bill Chappell, Jr., Florida
1988: Secretary Edward C. “Pete” Aldridge
1989: President George Bush
1990: General John W. Vessey, Jr.
1991: Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii
1992: Senator Jake Garn, Utah
1993: U.S. Rep. John Murtha, Pennsylvania
1994: Senator Robert Dole, Kansas

1995: Senators Kit Bond, Missouri & Wendell H. Ford, Kentucky
1996: None
1997: Senator Ted Stevens, Alaska
1998: Senator Trent Lott, Mississippi
1999: None
2000: Senator John Warner, Virginia
2001: None
2002: Gov. Tom Ridge, Pennsylvania
2003: Senator Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont
2004: Senator Carl M. Levin, Michigan
2005: Senator Lindsey O. Graham, South Carolina
2006: U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, Missouri
2007: U.S. Reps. Tom Davis, Virginia & Gene Taylor, Mississippi
2008: Senator Saxby Chambliss, Georgia
2009: U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii
2010: Senator Ben Nelson, Nebraska
2011: Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Hawaii
2012: U.S. Reps. Candice Miller, Michigan & Nick Rahall, West Virginia
2013: U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, Florida
2014: U.S. Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky
2015: Gov. Terry E. Branstad, Iowa & U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, Arkansas
2016: Gen. Mark A. Welsh III (Ret), Texas
2017: U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Minnesota
2018: Senators Johnny Isakson, Georgia & Jon Tester, Montana