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  • 5/11/16, 15:26General'ly Speaking - Dispatches from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission (April 18 - 22, 2016)

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    April 18-22, 2016

    Dispatches FromThe Eisenhower Memorial Commission

    EMC Staff Welcome HonorFlight Veterans to D.C.

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  • 5/11/16, 15:26General'ly Speaking - Dispatches from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission (April 18 - 22, 2016)

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    Members of the Commission's staff greet Honor Flight veterans:Albert Cramer (top), Collin Figley (bottom left) & Josh Poorman(bottom right)

    On Tuesday, members of EMC staff had the honor of meetingroughly seventy World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans ofthe Tri-State Honor Flight from the greater Cincinnati area. Everyyear, thousands of veterans have the opportunity to visit the nationalmemorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice through the HonorFlight Network. EMC has been privileged the last five years to havethe opportunity to greet and give thanks to incoming veterans andtheir families as they arrive at the Ronald Reagan WashingtonNational Airport and the World War II Memorial.

    Senator Bob Dole, Finance Chair for the EMC Advisory Committee,greets veterans from the Kansas Honor Flight

    Make aContributionJoin us in honoring andcelebrating Ike's life and

    legacy by memorializing himin our Nation's capital.

    Commissioners

    Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chair

    Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA),Vice Chair

    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)

    Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)

    Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX)

    Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)

    Rep. Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D-GA)

    Rocco C. Siciliano, ChairEmeritus

    Susan Banes Harris

    Alfred Geduldig

    Bruce Cole

    Former Commissioners

    Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI)

    Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK)

    Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT)

    Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)

    Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)

    Rep. Dennis Moore (D-KS)

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    Ike In HistoryOn April 22, 1953, President Eisenhower signed Executive Order10448, authorizing the establishment of the National DefenseService Medal. The medal is awarded to members of the UnitedStates armed forces for honorable active military service, betweenJune 27, 1950 and July 27, 1954 (dates inclusive) for service duringthe Korean War, between January 1, 1961 and August 14, 1974(dates inclusive) for service during the Vietnam War, betweenAugust 2, 1990 and November 30, 1995 for service during thePersian Gulf War, and currently from Sept. 11, 2001 to a date to bedetermined for service during the Global War on Terrorism. Itremains the oldest "service" medal still issued to active militarymembers today.

    National Defense Service Medal

    On April 22, 1961, Eisenhower met with President John F. Kennedyat Camp David to discuss the failings of the Bay of Pigs invasion. Inhis 50th visit to the presidential retreat, the former president on thisoccassion took on the role of counselor-in-chief, lending his militaryexpertise and firsthand knowledge of the challenges of the

    Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)

    David Eisenhower

    Advisory Committee:

    Honorary PresidentialAdvisors

    Jimmy Carter

    George H. W. Bush

    Bill Clinton

    George W. Bush

    Nancy Reagan (1921 - 2016)

    Honorary Vice PresidentialAdvisors

    Walter Mondale

    Dan Quayle

    Al Gore

    Dick Cheney

    Finance Campaign

    Bob Dole, Chair

    James Baker, III, Vice Chair

    Chris Dodd, Vice Chair

    Advisory CommitteeLeadership

    Gen. P. X. Kelley, USMC (Ret.),Co-Chair

    Frank Fahrenkopf, Co-Chair

    Leonard Boswell, Vice Chair

    Secretaries of State

    Henry Kissinger

    George Shultz

    James Baker, III

    Madeleine Albright

    General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)

    Condoleezza Rice

    Secretaries of Defense

    Donald Rumsfeld

    Frank Carlucci

    Bob Gates

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    presidency to help the young president manage the debacle andensure it would not be repeated.

    "Serious Steps" (1962 Pulitzer Prize photograph by Paul Vathis)President John F. Kennedy and former president Dwight D.Eisenhower at Camp David, 1962, Associated Press

    Recent Ike PublicationEyeing the Red Storm:Eisenhower and the First Attempt to Build a SpySatellite

    by Robert M. Dienesch

    Released April 1, 2016University of Nebraska Press

    Test Your Ike'spertise!

    Leon Panetta

    Chuck Hagel

    Governors

    Sam Brownback

    Paul Laxalt

    Frank Murkowski

    Senate Majority Leaders

    Tom Daschle

    Bill Frist

    Trent Lott

    George Mitchell

    Former Members ofCongress

    Nancy Kassebaum Baker

    Bob Bennett

    Tom Downey

    Newt Gingrich

    Paul Laxalt

    Joe Lieberman

    Blanche L. Lincoln

    Ray McGrath

    Frank Murkowski

    Jim Slattery

    Todd Tiahrt

    Senior Presidential Officials

    Nicholas F. Brady

    William Coleman

    C. Boyden Gray

    Alan Greenspan

    Ed Meese

    William Webster

    Military Leaders

    Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney, USAF(Ret.)

    Gen. Richard Myers, USAF (Ret.)

    VAdm. Ann E. Rondeau, USN(Ret.)

    http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Eyeing-the-Red-Storm,677122.aspx

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    Trivia Question: Prior to President Eisenhower's renaming ofCamp David in 1953 after his grandson, what was the name of thisrural presidential retreat in Thurmont, Maryland? (See answer below)

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Eisenhower, and grandson DavidEisenhower putt on the green of the main lodge while vacationing atCamp David in Thurmont, MD, 1954, courtesy of the EisenhowerPresidential Library

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    Trivia Answer: Shangri-La—so named in 1942 by PresidentRoosevelt, who converted it to a presidential retreat from theWPA-built camp for federal government employees and theirfamilies, known as Hi-Catoctin.

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