Medal of Honor

(redirected from Congressional Medal of Honor)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Medal of Honor

highest American military decoration for wartime gallantry. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Bravery
References in periodicals archive ?
California resident and elected official Xavier Alvarez did just that -- he lied about receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor during a 2007 meeting of the Three Valley District Water Board in Claremont, Calif.
I, along with all of the living Medal of Honor recipients, salute James McCormick, Montell Mixon and Brandon Wemhoff, for their selfless acts," said Harold Fritz, President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and a Foundation board member.
War can foster heroes, even ambivalent ones like Kerrey who almost refused his Congressional Medal of Honor.
At the ceremony, each honoree will receive a Citizen Service Before Self Honors medal and an embossed certificate signed by the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Carney won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his valor during the battle at Fort Wagner, S.
Each finalist will receive an embossed certificate signed by the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Salomon, who died leaving no living relatives, was denied the Congressional Medal of Honor because the division commander at the time mistakenly believed a medic was ineligible for the recognition.
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Foundation today announced that there are less than 10 days left to purchase the Medal of Honor 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coins in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
About the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation: The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded in 1999 by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society with the mission to perpetuate the legacy of the Medal through outreach and education.
He added that few had questioned his patriotism as he was the holder of the congressional Medal of Honor.
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation today announced it is now accepting nominations for the Citizen Service Before Self Honors, which recognizes and honors those ordinary Americans who become extraordinary through their indomitable courage and selflessness.
About the Congressional Medal of Honor Society The Congressional Medal of Honor Society was chartered by Congress in 1958 and consists exclusively of the living recipients of our nation's highest award for bravery in combat, the Medal of Honor.

Full browser ?