Paul Geddes Pennoyer Jr

Award Recipient

Paul Geddes Pennoyer Jr 192–2010 was a World War II pilot awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism for Air Group 28 attached to the USS Monterey during the first…

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US Senator Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland

In 2015, US Senator Barbara Mikulski was awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized her many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Born and raised in Baltimore,…

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John Mecray

John Mecray

In 2007, John Mecray was awarded the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: John Mecray is receiving the NMHS Distinguished Service…

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Capt. Brian A. McAllister

Capt. Brian A. McAllister

In 2012, Captain Brian A. McAllister was awarded the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Captain Brian A. McAllister is the…

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Pam Rorke Levy & Matt Brooks

Pam Rorke Levy & Matt Brooks

In 2019, Pam Rorke Levy and Matt Brooks were awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized their many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Husband-and-wife team Matt…

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Harold F. (Gerry) Lenfest

Harold Lenfest

Gerry Lenfest (1930–2018) grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and on a farm in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University and served two…

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The Honorable John F. Lehman

Award Recipient

In 2008, The Honorable John F. Lehman was awarded the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: John F. Lehman was born…

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CBE

Sir Robin Knox Johnston CBE

In 2008, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CBE was awarded the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: On 22 April 1969, aboard his…

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ADM Jay L. Johnson, USN (Ret.)

portrait in uniform

In 2019, ADM Jay L. Johnson, USN (Ret.) was awarded the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Admiral Jay L. Johnson,…

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Gary Jobson

In 2006, Gary Jobson was awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Gary Jobson is a world-class sailor, television…

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