Past Recipients


Chairman of the House Coast Guard Subcommittee, Rep. Duncan Hunter, was the 2014 Salute to Congress honoree.

Salute To Congress Award Past Recipients

1985 Speaker of the House Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr. (D-MA)
1986 Senator Russell B. Long (D-LA)
1987 Rep. Helen Delich Bentley (R-MD)
1988 Rep. Charles E. Bennett (D-FL)
1989 Rep. Walter B. Jones (D-NC)
1990 Senator John B. Breaux (D-LA)
1991 Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS)
1992 Rep. John Joseph Moakley (D-MA)
1993 Rep. Jack M. Fields, Jr. (R-TX)
1994 Rep. Gerry E. Studds (D-MA)
1995 Rep. Herbert H. Bateman (R-VA)
1996 Rep. Robert L. Livingston (R-LA)
1997 Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS)
1998 Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)
1999 Rep. Don Young (R-AK)
2000 Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-MN)
2001 Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK)
2002 Senator Ernest F. Hollings (D-SC)
2003 Rep. Duncan L. Hunter (R-CA)
2004 Rep. Jim McCrery (R-LA)
2005 Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-LA)
2006 Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
2007 Senator John W. Warner (R-VA)
2008 Rep. Gene Taylor (D-MS)
2009 Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO)
2010 Senator David Vitter (R-LA)
2011 Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
2012 Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA)
2013 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
2014 Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-CA)
2015 Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA)
2016 Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)
2017 Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI)