2008 - William H. Swanson 

 

The 2008 John W. Dixon Award for outstanding contributions to national defense by a member of the industrial community is presented to William H. Swanson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Company.

Mr. Swanson is a dynamic force in the defense industry, and work tirelessly on behalf of our men and women in uniform, providing them state-of-the-art electronics; mission systems integration and other capabilities in the area of sensing and effects; command, control, communications and intelligence systems; and mission support services.

Mr. Swanson is a loyal and ardent supporter of the Association of the United States Army and its First Region, and has contributed time and resources in support of AUSA worldwide.

In recognition of his dedicated service to America’s military and as a respected and admired member of the defense-industry community, the Association of the United States Army proudly presented the John W. Dixon Award to William H. Swanson on the eighth day of October, two thousand eight.