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June 10, 2019

Sam's Club President & CEO Joins Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation


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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...

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June 08, 2019

#SaluteChicago a huge success

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...

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May 14, 2019

Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Honors the Crown Family

 
 
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 ...

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May 13, 2019

Medal of Honor Recipient Robert Maxwell passes away at 98.


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...

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May 01, 2019

Foundation President and CEO Karl Horst testifies on Capitol Hill to endorse H.R. 1826

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 ...

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March 28, 2019

Medal of Honor Recipient Howard Lee passes away






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

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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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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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