The Honorable Dr. Henry A. Kissinger Receives 2008 AMERICAN PATRIOT AWARD for His Extraordinary Service to Our Country
Last update: 2:00 p.m. EST Dec. 2, 2008
WASHINGTON, Dec 02, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Highest Award Presented by the National Defense University Foundation
Tonight, The National Defense University Foundation will present the 2008 American Patriot Award to The Honorable Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former Secretary of State, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
Tribute speakers are coming out in force to honor Dr. Kissinger, and include The Honorable Zbigniew Brzezinski, Counselor and Trustee, Center for Strategic & International Studies; The Honorable Alan Greenspan, President, Greenspan Associates LLC; The Honorable Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Chairman, Worldwide Associates, Inc.; and The Honorable Colin L. Powell, Former Secretary of State.
Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will open the evening's celebrations and Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief White House Correspondent, will again serve as Mistress of Ceremonies. Other guests include Lieutenant General Frances Wilson, President, National Defense University; Members of Congress, the Administration, and Diplomatic Community; and past and present Armed Forces Service Heroes.