FNC’s Bill O’Reilly was honored by Marine Corps University Foundation with its Major General John H. Russell Leadership Award. O’Reilly spoke at the luncheon which was held at the Union League Club in New York. The TV host, author and military historian was honored for his commitment to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Previous award winners include New York archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Sandy Alderson, General Manager of the New York Mets, and Ray Kelly, the former commissioner of the NYPD.
Founded in 1980, the Marine Corps University Foundation provides resources for more than 80,000 Marines annually, providing leadership training, security and knowledge.