Each year, the West Point Association of Graduates recognizes alumni whose character, distinguished service, and stature embody the military academy’s ideals and which are in keeping with its motto: “Duty, Honor, Country.” On February 22, WPAOG named General Lloyd J. Austin III, U.S. Army (Ret.), a newly elected member of the Carnegie Corporation of New York board of trustees, as one of six recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Graduate Award.
Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor at a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City on February 9.
Former Russian nuclear weapons commander Colonel General Evgeny Maslin and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry were honored today with the third Nunn-Lugar Award for Promoting Nuclear Security.
At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 8, 2016, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 24 grants totaling $17,237,400.