Victims of Communism — Memorial Foundation

Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

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The Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom is awarded each year by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to those individuals and institutions that have demonstrated a life-long commitment to freedom and democracy and opposition to communism and all other forms of tyranny.

Recipients of the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

Year Medal Receipients
2015 Chen Guangcheng
  Guillermo FariƱas
  Alexander Podrabinek
2014 Myroslav Marynovych
2013 Fr. Nguyen Van Ly
  Hon. Vaclav Klaus
  Dr. Jianli Yang
2012 Stanislau Shushkevich
  Hon. Donald Rumsfeld
2011 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
  Vaira Vike-Freiberga
  John C. Whitehead
2010 Robert Conquest
  Harry Wu
  Emanuelis Zingeris
  Armando Valladares
2009 Rep. Steny Hoyer
  Sec. Jack Kemp
  Bishop Laszlo Tokes
  Hon. Edwin Meese III
  Dr. Richard Pipes
2008 Hon. Kateryna Yushchenko
  Hon. Paula J. Dobriansky
  Midge Decter
  Rep. Tom Lantos
2007 William F. Buckley, Jr.
  Sen. Henry "Scoop" Jackson
  Tran Van Ba
  Hon. Janos Horvath
  Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
2006 Hon. Lech Walesa
  Milada Horakova
  Dr. Edwin J. Feulner
Year Medal Receipients
2005 Hon. Edward L. Rowny
  Pope John Paul II
  Solidarity Free Trade Union of 1980
  Anna Walentynowicz
  Hon. Lev E. Dobriansky
2004 Rep. John Shimkus
  Major General John Singlaub, USA (Ret.)
  Lockheed Martin Corporation
2003 Hon. Vaclav Havel
  National Endowment for Democracy
  Michael Novak
2002 Sen. Joseph Lieberman
  Rep. Philip M. Crane
  Hon. Viktor Orban
  Hae Yung Chung
2001 Vladimir Bukovsky
  Sen. Jesse Helms
2000 Wei Jingsheng
  Youk Chhang
  Col. John McKone, USA (Ret.)
  Doan Viet Hoat
  Col. Lewis Millett, USA (Ret.)
  Hon. Orson Swindle
  Gen. Sun Yup Paik, ROK (Ret.)
1999 Elena Bonner
  Lane Kirkland
  Hon. Vytautas Landsbergis
  Hon. Philip Dimitrov