June 10, 2019
For Immediate Distribution
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
Contact: Mike Caldwell, 703-469-1861
Sam’s Club President & CEO Joins Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
ARLINGTON, Va., June 10, 2019 – The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (www.themedalofhonor.com) has appointed John Furner, president & CEO of Sam’s Club to its Board of Directors.
“John is a long-time supporter of our Foundation and is truly dedicated to the men and women of the military and our nation’s ve...
June 08, 2019
CHICAGO, June 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With 20 of the 70 living Medal of Honor Recipients attending, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation presented its Distinguished Service Award to the Crown Family at the Salute to the Medal of Honor Gala last night at the Union League Club here. The gala was sponsored by General Dynamics.
"It's a great honor for us to be recognized by the Medal of Honor Foundation," said Jim Crown. "As we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, we are proud to be...
May 14, 2019
Medal of Honor Foundation to Honor Chicago-based Crown Family
Contact: Mike Caldwell, 703 469-1861
ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2019 – The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced today it will present its Distinguished Service Award to the Crown Family at the Salute to the Medal of Honor Gala, June 7, in Chicago.
More than 20 Medal of Honor Recipients will attend the Gala. General Dynamics is the presenting sponsor for the Salute to the Medal of Honor Gala which will be held at ...
May 13, 2019
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert D. Maxwell
Passes Away at 98
Earned Nation’s Highest Award for Valor during WWII
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (May 13, 2019)— The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Bend, Oregon, at the age of 98.
He was born in Boise, Idaho, on October 26, 1920. He enlisted in 1942. He was presented the Medal of Honor in 1945 in Denver, Colorado, by Major General C. H. Danielson f...
May 01, 2019
WRITTEN STATEMENT OF TESTIMONY BY KARL R. HORST, PRESIDENT & CEO, CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION
Thank you, Chairwoman Luria for your service and leadership of this subcommittee, as well as your subcommittee’s support of our nation’s Veterans.
It is an honor and privilege for me to be here this afternoon. At the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, we have the privilege of working for our Nation’s truest heroes, the Recipients of the Medal of Honor.
The mission of the ...
March 28, 2019
Contact: Victoria Kueck
Medal of Honor Recipient Howard V. Lee
Passes Away at 85
Earned Nation’s Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 27, 2019)— The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Howard V. Lee, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Saturday March 23, 2019, in Virginia at the age of 85.
Lee was born ...