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WPAOG Awards:
Exemplifying Duty, Honor, Country

Each year, the West Point Association of Graduates proudly awards the SYLVANUS THAYER AWARD and the DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE AWARD to individuals who exemplify the Academy's motto: “DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY.” It also presents the Alexander R. Nininger Award to a graduate who has demonstrated valor on the field of battle.

Criteria • Recipients

2017 Thayer Award Recipient

George W. Bush

The West Point Association of Graduates and the United States Military Academy have announced that George W. Bush will receive the SYLVANUS THAYER AWARD in October 2017.


Distinguished Graduate AwardCriteria • Recipients

2018 Distinguished Graduate Award Recipients

2018 - BIOGRAPHY page

COL (R) Dana G. Mead '57
Mr. Thomas C. Barron '65
LTG (R) Larry R. Jordan '68
GEN (R) William S. Wallace '69
HON Sloan D. Gibson '75
HON Douglas E. Lute '75

About the Distinguished Graduate Award


Nininger AwardCriteria • Recipients

2017 Nininger Award Recipient

Captain Nicholas “Nick” Dockery '11 . The award presentation is held at a dinner in Washington Hall during an address to the Corps.