2017 Andrew Goodpaster Award

December 8, 2017

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley will receive the Andrew J. Goodpaster Award from the George C. Marshall Foundation at a luncheon in Washington, DC on December 8 at the Ronald Reagan Building. He will be honored for his distinguished career in the U.S. Army, his many contributions to U.S defense and his leadership of the U.S. Army at the highest level.

General Milley assumed duty as the 39th Chief of Staff in August 2015 after most recently serving as the commander of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

A native of Winchester, Massachusetts, General Milley graduated and received his commission from Princeton University in 1980. He has had multiple command and staff positions in eight divisions and Special Forces throughout the last 35 years.

He has served in command and leadership positions from the platoon and operational detachment alpha level through Corps and Army Command including the 82nd Airborne Division and the 5th Special Forces Group, the 7th Infantry Division, the 10th Mountain Division, the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea, the Joint Readiness Center, the 25th Infantry Division, the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) and the 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Infantry Division in Baghdad, Iraq.

While serving as the commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, he deployed as the commanding general, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command and deputy commanding general, U.S. Forces–Afghanistan. Additionally, he served on the operations staff of The Joint Staff and as a military assistant to the Secretary of Defense.

Award

The Andrew J. Goodpaster Award of the George C. Marshall Foundation honors the life and service of General Andrew J. Goodpaster, a longtime trustee and chairman of the Foundation, a champion of the Marshall legacy, an American hero and an extraordinary public servant. The Goodpaster Award is presented to Americans in a variety of fields who have exhibited great courage, selfless service, patriotism and leadership in their lives and careers.

Award Event Support Levels and Benefits

Your support is requested at the following levels:

Lead Sponsor $50,000
• Logo placement in Lead Sponsor category on all printed materials and signage*
• Listing on Marshall Foundation website and recognition in event marketing emails
• Cover ad placement (inside front or inside back) in event program*
• Listing in printed program*
• Official co-host of pre-luncheon Reception
• VIP Table of 10 with priority seating with name recognition on table sign
• First preference for special invited guests and dignitaries to be seated at table
• Two seats at head table with honoree
Supporting Sponsor $25,000
• Logo placement in Supporting Sponsor category on all printed materials and signage*
• Listing on Marshall Foundation website and recognition in event marketing emails
• Cover ad placement (inside front or inside back, if available) in event program*
• Listing in printed program*
• Table of 10 with priority seating with name recognition on table sign
• Second preference for special invited guests and dignitaries to be seated at table
• Two seats at head table with honoree
Contributing Sponsor $10,000
• Logo placement in Contributing Sponsor category on all printed materials and signage*
• Full page ad in event program*
• Listing in printed program*
• Table of 10 with priority seating and name recognition on table sign
• Preference for available special invited guests and dignitaries to be seated at table
Associate Sponsor $5,000
• Logo placement in Associate Sponsor category on all printed materials and signage*
• Listing in printed program*
• Table seating for six with name recognition on table sign
Couple Ticket Purchase $600
• Two tickets to Luncheon
Individual Ticket Purchase $350
• One ticket to Luncheon
Donation
I cannot attend, but would like to make a donation.

* within print deadline, November 24, 2017

For more information, call or write to Rick Drake at 540.463.7103 or edrake@marshallfoundation.org