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Carl Mauck 2017 Gerald R. Ford Legends Award

Rimington Trophy, honoring NCAA’s most outstanding center, announced Carl Mauck as 2017 Gerald R. Ford Legends Award recipient, awarded to former collegiate or professional centers who had standout football careers and made significant football, business, and/or philanthropic contributions

USS Gerald R. Ford heads to sea for first time

The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier headed to sea for the first time on April 8, 2017, as the ship began its first sea trails in which its systems will be tested, known as Builder’s Sea Trails

William T. Coleman, Jr. (1920 – 2017)

The Foundation remembers civil rights leader, Foundation Trustee, and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation William T. Coleman, Jr. who passed away at his home March 31, 2017 (Photo: Justice Thurgood Marshall and Coleman in 1975 prior to his swearing-in as Transportation Secretary)

Grant Hill to receive 2017 NCAA Ford Award

Grant Hill is the 2017 NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports, joining John Wooden, Coach Pat Summitt and Billie Jean King as a recipient of the award

U.S. Senate celebrates 40 Years of Women at the USAF Academy

Remembering President Ford’s 1975 signing into law that women were eligible for appointment to the United States Military Service Academies, the U.S. Senate recognized the 40 years of women cadets at the Air Force Academy

2016 Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Foundation kicked-off the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House which featured festive music and the ‘Christmas on the Grand’ display of Christmas trees and holiday quilts in the Museum’s lobby

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