Academic journal article Air Power History

Donald Rice Receives Spaatz Award

Academic journal article Air Power History

Donald Rice Receives Spaatz Award

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The Air Force Historical Foundation (AFHF) went cross-country to deliver its prestigious General Carl A. "Tooey" Spaatz Award--named after one of the organization's founders and its first President--during a very special gathering at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado on Thursday, November 3rd. With the spectacular Center for Character and Leadership Development as a backdrop, the event honored Dr. Donald B. Rice, 17th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (1989-93), for his sustained, significant contributions to Air Force history during a lifetime of service.

The Air Force Historical Foundation's Spaatz Award was created in 2007, with the inaugural honor given to Gen. David C. Jones, USAF (Ret)--beginning a succession of highly-esteemed recipients. This list includes: Maj. Gen. John R. Alison, USAF (Ret), 2008; Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret), 2009; Gen. Larry D. Welch, USAF (Ret), 2010; Lt. Gen. James Clapper, USAF (Ret), 2011; Gen. John A. Shaud, USAF (Ret), 2013; Gen. Lloyd W. Newton, USAF (Ret), 2014; and Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF (Ret), 2015.

Donald B. Rice was the 17th secretary of the Air Force. He was born in Frederick, Md., in 1939. He earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1961, a master's degree in industrial management in 1962, and a doctorate in economics in 1965, both from Purdue University. …

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