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United States of America"s Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients and Their Official Citations

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Published by Highland House II .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • General,
  • United States - 20th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8526491M
    ISBN 100964459027
    ISBN 109780964459021
    OCLC/WorldCa47911376


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military service members who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor. The medal is normally awarded by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S.

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John Rasmussen, Minnesota Gold Medalist. It starts with a dream and a goal, and can only happen if you go out and give it a try. Nicholas Porter, West Virginia Gold Medalist. Medal of Honor Recipients: Congressional Research Service Summary The Medal of Honor (MOH) is the nation’s highest award for military valor.

It is presented by the President in the name of Congress and is often called the Congressional Medal of Honor. Since its first presentation innearly 3, MOHs have been Size: KB.

The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than 3, Medals of Honor to our nation's bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the decoration's creation in For information on Medal of Honor recipients visit the Congressional Medal of Honor Society; or for specific issues email the U.S.

Army. Since the American Revolution, Congress has commissioned gold medals as its highest expression of national appreciation for distinguished achievements and contributions. Each medal honors a particular individual, institution, or event.

Although the first recipients included citizens who participated in the American Revolution, the War of and the. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the president of the United States to recognize people who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".

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The last award of the Medal of Honor was made Octo to Sergeant MATTHEW O. WILLIAMS. Since then there have been: • recipients of the Medal of Honor. • Today there are 70 Living Recipients of the Medal of Honor.

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He received both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, March 3,has awarded in the name of The Congress the Medal of Honor to Specialist 5 Clarence E.

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