March 01, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va., March 1, 2018 – The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced today its 2018 Citizen Honors Award recipients. The five heroes were chosen by the Recipients of the Medal of Honor from a field of 20 finalists in the nationwide program.
Since 2008, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society has selected U.S. citizens and community organizations for their acts of courage and selfless service which epitomize the American spirit. In commemoration of National Medal of Hono...
November 24, 2017
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Medal of Honor Recipient Wesley L. Fox
Passes Away at 86
Earned Nation’s Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (November 27, 2017)— The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Colonel Wesley L. Fox, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Friday evening, November 24, 2017, in Blacksburg, Virginia, at...
November 13, 2017
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Monday morning, November 13, 2017, in Concord, Massachusetts, at the age of 93.
Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., a native of Fall River, Massachusetts, is a retired U.S. Navy Captain and a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Throughout his 27-year career in the U.S. Navy, he was in aviation-related assign...
November 09, 2017
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces this Veterans Day, America's Medal of Honor Recipients issued a call for citizens across the Nation to nominate local heroes to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Citizen Honors Awards. The awards, sponsored by The Boeing Company, will be presented at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 23, 2018, as part of t...
October 24, 2017
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation launched LiveUp today, an online program based on the Medal of Honor values of selfless service, courage, commitment and patriotism. It inspires teens to live up to their potential by making good decisions about their lives and the way they interact with others in their communities.
"The values of the Medal are important for everyone but especially for teens," said Medal of Honor Recipient Dre...
October 11, 2017
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation presented its first-ever Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education awards Saturday night in Los Angeles.
"This award was created to recognize teachers for excellence in teaching the Medal of Honor Character Development Program (CDP)," said Col. (Retired) Bruce Crandall, Medal of Honor Recipient. "The teachers were chosen from a nationwide pool by a panel of judges that included four M...