Awarded: April 2000
(Feb. 12, 1915 - May 16, 2005)
Andrew Goodpaster had a distinguished and highly decorated career in the military seeing service in World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He served as a Senior Fellow for security and strategic studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from 1975-76 and served as the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1977-81. He is also the author of “For the Common Defense,” published in 1977.