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Autumn conferment of decorations on foreign nationals

  • 2015-11-03 15:00:00
  • , Asahi
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(Asahi: November 3, 2015 – p. 24)

 

 The Japanese government has announced the names of the recipients of the Autumn Conferment of Decorations in 2015. The following Americans will be honored:

 

 The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun

 

l Richard Armitage, former deputy secretary of state (70 years old)

 

l Brent Scowcroft, former presidential assistant for national security affairs (90)

 

l Samuel R. Berger, former presidential assistant for national security affairs (70)

 

l James A. Baker III, former secretary of state (85)

 

l Donald Rumsfeld, former secretary of defense (83)

 

 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

 

l Margit Maria Nagy, professor of history, Our Lady of the Lake University (73)

 

l David Hume Bayley, distinguished professor emeritus, school of criminal justice, State University of New York (82)

 

l Kelly Moore, honorary consul general of Japan at Phoenix (64)

 

l Dennis J. Morikawa, honorary consul general of Japan at Philadelphia (69)

 

 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

 

l Henry Louis Aaron (Hank Aaron), founder and honorary director of the World Children’s Baseball Foundation (81)

 

l William Scott Wilson, translator (71)

 

l Lolletta Krause, former principal of University of Hawaii High School (77)

 

l Edward A. Grant, former chairman, Japan America Society of Chicago (65)

 

l Terry Saburo Hara, former LAPD deputy chief (57)

 

l Francis Lemery, honorary consul general of Japan at Kansas City (76)

 

 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

 

l Charles W. Wood, president, Japanese Garden Foundation (95)

 

l Suki Terada Ports, vice chair, Japanese American Association of New York (80)

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