Gill Robb Wilson Award Recipients

List of Gill Robb Wilson Award Recipients

1948 William Wilster Haines
Author of "Command Decision"

1949 Not Presented

1950 Dr. J. L.Cate & Dr .W .F.Craven
Authors of "The Army Air Forces in World War II"

1951 Major Alexander P. deSeversky
Author of "Air Power: Key to Survival"

1952 Edward R. Murrow
Columbia Broadcasting System

1953 Milton Caniff, King Features
(Steve Canyon Comic Strip)

1954 Charles J. V. Murphy
FORTUNE Magazine

1955 Vern Haugland
Associated Press

1956 Beirne Lay, Jr.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1957 Joseph & Stewart Alsop

1958 Air Photographic & Chartering Services,
Military Air Transport Service (MATS)

1959 Major James F. Sunderman
United States Air Force

1960 Walter Lippman
Columnist

1961 Major General Orvil A. Anderson, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
& Dr. Albert F. Simpson
Air Force Historical Foundation

1962 Bob Considine,
Syndicated Columnist

1963 Lieutenant Colonel George Bales,
U.S. Air Force

1964 Mark S. Watson
The Baltimore Sun

1965 Elton C. Fay
Associated Press

1966 Society of Illustrators
of New York City, Los Angeles & San Francisco

1967 Robert E. Engel,
1352nd Photographic Group, Military Airlift Command

1968 Dr. Edward C. Welsh
Executive Secretary, National Aeronautics & Space Council

1969 No Convention

1970 Louis R. Stockstill,
Author of "The Forgotten Americans of the Vietnam War"

1971 AIRMAN Magazine

1972 Hanson W. Baldwin,
Veteran military writer & analyst

1973 Captain Robert J. Hoag, Editor,
USAF Fighter Weapons Review

1974 Captain Tobias van Rossum Daum
Chief, Driver Magazine Br. AFISC

1975 Maxine McCaffrey,
Artist

1976 Michael Collins,
Director, National Air & Space Museum

1977 Rowland Evans, Jr., & Robert D. Novak
Columnists

1978 Wall Street Journal

1979 George Will
Columnist

1980 Charles Corddry,
The Baltimore Sun

1981 Colonel Arnold D. Gabriel & the U.S. Air Force Band
Bolling AFB, D.C.

1982 Cable News Network
Atlanta, GA (Ted Turner, Owner)

1983 Marvin Stone, Editor
and the staff of U.S. News & World Report

1984 The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour
New York

1985 Ted Koppel, ABC News
Nightline, Washington, D.C.

1986 John F. McWethy, ABC
National Security Correspondent

1987 Edgar E. Ulsamer
Air Force Association

1988 William Randolph Hearst, Jr.
New York City

1989 Lieutenant Colonel John A. Warden
Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

1990 Charles Krauthammer
Washington Post Writers Group

1991 Colonel Michael R. Gallagher
U.S. Forces in Europe

1992 Tom Clancy
Huntington, MD

1993 Current News
Washington, D.C.

1994 The Discovery Channel
Bethesda, MD

1995 John Correll & AFA's Enola Gay Action Team
(Monroe Hatch, Steve Aubin, Jack Giese, & Ken Goss)

1996 552nd Air Control Wing, Public Affairs Team
Tinker AFB, OK

1997 Colonel Walter J. Boyne, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Author of Beyond the Wild Blue:
A History of the USAF 1947-1997

1998 Major H. R. McMaster, U.S. Army
Author of "Dereliction of Duty"

1999 1st Combat Camera Squadron
Charleston AFB, SC

2000 Rebecca Grant, Ph.D.
IRIS Independent Research
Arlington, VA

2001 Benjamin S. Lambeth, Ph.D.
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

2002 Tom Brokaw
NBC Nightly News, New York, NY

2003 Ms Victoria Clarke
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
The Pentagon, Washington, DC

2004 Herman S. Wolk
Air Force History Office
Washington, D.C.

2005 Maj Todd A. Ernst
560th Flying Training Sq
Randolph AFB, TX

2006 Mr. James (Jim) Ingo Freed (Posthumously)
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Architects LLP, Designers of the Air Force Memorial

2007 - Mr. Donald Lopez
Deputy Director
Smithsonian Institution
National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC

2008 - The Looming Tower – Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Mr. Lawrence Wright

2009 - The United States Air Force Band
Bolling AFB, District of Columbia

2010 - John Andreas Olsen

2011 - Nathan L. Gallahan, TSgt, USAF
28th Bomb Wing
Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota

2012 - Mr. Gary Sinise