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May 10, 2018

Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Selects New President & CEO

ARLINGTON, Va., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced today it has selected Major General Karl R. Horst, U.S. Army (Retired) to be its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Horst, who replaces retiring President & CEO Ronald T. Rand, will assume leadership of the Foundation on June 1.
Horst retired from the Army on October 1, 2013 after more than 40 years of enlisted and commissioned service. Upon retirement, he worked in the automotive in...

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March 23, 2018

Medal of Honor Recipients recognize American heroes

ARLINGTON, Va., March 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty of the 71 living Medal of Honor Recipients commemorated National Medal of Honor Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery today. Afterwards, the Recipients presented their 2018 Citizen Honors Awards to six outstanding Americans; 4 individual awards and two people representing the Veterans Heritage Project (VHP).
"Today, we pause to recognize National Medal of Honor Day ...

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March 22, 2018

Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation elects three new Directors

New York City, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For Immediate Distribution
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced today the election of three new directors during the Foundation’s annual meeting here Wednesday. The new directors are Edward P. Roski, Jr., president and chairman of Majestic Realty Co., in City of Industry, California, Janis Pamiljans, president of Aerospace Systems for Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California, and David Seymour, senior vice presid...

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March 22, 2018

Gary Sinise, Jim Palmersheim honored by Medal of Honor Foundation and Society

New York City, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For Immediate Distribution
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation presented actor and staunch veterans advocate Gary Sinise its Circle of Honor Award last night during a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange. Sinise’s daughter, Sophie, and 30 of the 71 living Recipients of the Medal of Honor were among 160 guests in attendance.
“Just to be among you, to learn from you and be inspired by you is all the award I need,” said Sinis...

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March 01, 2018

Medal of Honor Recipients Announce 2018 Citizen Heroes

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...

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November 24, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Wesley L. Fox Passes Away at 86


Contact: Victoria Kueck
843-884-8862
                                                                                             medalhq@cmohs.org
 
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...

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July 04, 2018

Celebrate Arkansas Magzine releases July 2018 Magazine featuring several Medal of Honor Recipients

Celebrate Arkansas Magazine got to know COL Bruce Crandall and a handful of other heroes who share their stories of battle, love, honor, hardship, and lessons learned.
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May 02, 2018

Charity Navigator issues third consecutive 4-star rating to Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

 
        May 1, 2018
 
 
Ronald T. Rand
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
1501 Lee Highway
Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22209
 
Dear Ronald T. Rand:
 
On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation on attaining the coveted 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
 
The nonprofit sector is advancing and expanding. As our organizations evolve, so do the des...

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March 25, 2018

Commentary: Medal of Honor Day reminds us there’s a hero in everyone


By: Army Maj. Drew Dix (ret.) 
On a hilltop in Arlington National Cemetery, servicemen from our nation’s wars, whose names we don’t know but whose service and sacrifice we will always remember, have found their final resting place in the Tomb of the Unknowns.
It’s fitting that these courageous Americans, who represent all who have worn the cloth of our great country, received our nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor. In addition to these unknown heroes, for many of us Medal o...

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March 31, 2017

Newest Bath Iron Works Ship Named After Korean War Hero

The future USS Thomas Hudner is christened before its namesake and nearly 1,000 others at a blustery outdoor ceremony Saturday at the Bath shipyard.

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March 24, 2017

'Fox & Friends' Celebrates Vets' Heroism on Medal of Honor Day

Fox & Friends celebrated Medal of Honor Day on Saturday by honoring two recent recipients of the military's highest honor.
Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter discussed how in 2010, he jumped in front of an enemy grenade to save a fellow Marine in Afghanistan.
He said he only remembers a few seconds of the attack, but recalled being in a "mud hut outpost" during a daytime skirmish when he took his heroic action.
Five weeks later, he woke up in Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington.
"The military...

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March 24, 2017

On Medal of Honor Day, a nation's military heroes honor courageous civilians

ARLINGTON, Va. Always a select group, the number of living recipients of the nation’s highest military award for valor continues to dwindle. Many of the 75 living Medal of Honor recipients are Vietnam War veterans in their 70s and 80s. Traveling for them isn't as easy as it used to be, so it's a special event, indeed, that can bring so many of them together.
More than 20 of those honorees gathered Saturday in the shadow of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, wher...

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Foundation at a Glance

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Medal of Honor Facts Sheet

A concise overview of the Medal of Honor, including its significance, design history, and symbolism.

2017 President's Report

Annual report that showcases major highlights and accomplishments of the past year.

June 01, 2016

THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION RECEIVES 4-STAR CHARITY RATING

Charity Navigator has awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation a coveted four-star rating. This prestigious rating shows that the CMOH Foundation is able to consistently execute its mission to educate our nation about the values embodied in the Medal of Honor and successfully manage its finances in an efficient and effective manner.

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