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, grouped by Graduation Class:
( * Alumnus is deceased )
1980's
•  Mark Sellinger ’86
•  George Fox ’85
•  Randy Stafford ’83
•  Joseph Strazzeri ’81
1970's
•  Lt Gen M.L. Supridee Pravitra ’79
•  Michael Frey ’76
•  Robert Temple ’75
•  John Parsons ’72
•  Brad Larsen ’72
•  Sherman Tucker ’71
1960's
•  Don Smith ’68
•  Johnnie Crean ’67
•  Rusty Walker ’67 *
•  Croy Davis ’66
•  Dennis Boyer ’63
•  John Burden ’63
•  James Klinger ’63
•  Guy Myslivy ’63 *
•  Herbert Schulze ’63
•  Jack Wyatt ’63
•  Alberto Fernandez ’60
•  Bill Lundy ’60 *
•  Rodolfo Nelson ’60
•  Ed Roe ’60
1950's
•  General William W. Crouch ’59
•  John Higgins ’59 *
•  Jake McAboy ’59
•  Neil Nydegger ’58
•  Brice Jones ’57
•  Jack Jackson ’55
•  Arthur Estel ’52 *
•  Charles Freebern ’52
•  Rex Hammock ’51
•  Ted Tafe ’51 *
1940's
•  Joseph Macklin ’49 *
•  Robert Subkow ’49 *
•  Stanley Wetzel ’49 *
•  Robery Dyer ’48
•  Daniel Lawson ’48 *
•  Gordon Reigle ’48 *
•  Donald Whitaker ’48 *
•  Charles Custer ’47
•  David Kelley ’47
•  Ralph Davis ’44 *
•  John Sheppard ’41 *
1930's
•  Charles Halberg ’38 *
•  Jack Mengedoht ’38 *
•  Ruben Neuharth ’37 *
•  Harry Stuart ’36 *
•  Leland Mekeel ’32 *
•  Charles Garner ’30 *
1920's
•  G.B. Dany ’29 *

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.

Recipients are nominated by the alumni and selected by the Academy’s Board of Trustees.

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