Golden “A” Recipients

The Golden “A” is Army and Navy Academy’s highly coveted award for alumni of distinction who are leaders in their community and make positive, notable societal contributions grounded in the Academy’s tenets.

Browse previous Golden “A” Award recipients below:
( * Alumnus is deceased )

2019

Jeffrey Tisor ’85

2017

Lt Gen M.L. Supridee Pravitra ’79

2016

John Parsons ’72
Mark Sellinger ’86

2015

Brad Larsen ’72
Bill Lundy ’60*
Randy Stafford ’83

2014

Dennis Boyer ’63

2013

Ed Roe ’60

2012

Charles Freebern ’52

2011

Sherman Tucker ’71

2010

George Fox ’85
Jack Jackson ’55
Don Smith ’68

2009

Ted Tafe ’51*

2008

Gordon Reigle ’48*

2007

Leland Mekeel ’32*
Ruben Neuharth ’37

2006

Charles Garner ’30*
Rex Hammock ’51
Joseph Macklin ’49

The inaugural Golden “A” Award was conferred in 1995 and has since been awarded to one or more distinguished alumni during Alumni Weekend by the ANA Alumni Association.  The Golden “A” recognizes Army and Navy Academy graduates who have made significant contributions to the Academy.  

Recipients are nominated by the Alumni and selected by the Academy’s Alumni Association Board.

If you know an alumnus who’s worthy of consideration for this award, please email us your nomination.

Non-Alumni Recipients

Karl Mangold *
GNK Uniforms & Soccer Coach

Cleo Slink
Secretary to Colonel W.C. Atkinson

2005

Jack McAboy ’59
 

2004

Michael Frey ’76
Neil Nydegger ’58
 

2003

James Klinger ’63
Herbert Schulze ’63
Jack Wyat ’63

2002

Arthur Estel ’52*

2001

Johnnie Crean ’67
Charles Custer ’47
Harry Stuart ’36
Robert Subkow ’49

1999

G.B. Dany ’29*
Stanley Wetzel ’49*

1998

Robery Dyer ’48
Daniel Lawson ’48*

1997

Sen David Kelley ’47

1996

John Burden ’63
Croy Davis ’66
Ralph Davis ’44*
Charles Halberg ’38*
Jack Mengedoht ’38*
Guy Myslivy ’63*
John Sheppard ’41*
Donald Whitaker ’48*

1995

Alberto Fernandez ’60
John Higgins ’59*
Brice Jones ’59
Rodolfo Nelson ’60
Joseph Strazzeri ’81
Robert Temple ’75