Medal of Honor


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Medal of Honor

highest American military decoration for wartime gallantry. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Bravery
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maker of the famous GI Joe dolls, went looking last year for one Marine to honor as the new GI Joe action figure, representing all Medal of Honor recipients, it was the name Mitchell Paige that went on the box.
The Medal of Honor's 150th Anniversary Ceremony included the President of the Medal of Honor Society Leo Thorsness, who talked about the significance of the Medal of Honor and how the Medal of Honor recipients had chosen to celebrate this milestone, as well as the day set aside to honor them.
The new National Medal of Honor Museum will be a 107,000 square foot property that includes three different buildings: a pavilion that will house the museum entrance and lobby, the exhibit space that will feature eight permanent and two special galleries, and a chapel for public and personal events.
In 1994, Congress voted to increase the penalty for wearing a fake Medal of Honor, which used to carry a maximum $250 fine and six-month jail sentence.
The 2011 Citizen Service Before Self Honors recipients were recognized by our nation's most honored heroes, the fewer than 90 living Medal of Honor recipients, in the shadow of the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
The president & CEO of the Foundation, Ron Rand, said, "The leadership, knowledge and commitment that Louis, Phebe and Tom bring to the Foundation are invaluable assets and will help us perpetuate the legacy of the Medal of Honor for future generations of Americans.
PHOTO (Color) President Clinton shakes hands with Robert Ingram at the White House after presenting him the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the Vietnam War.
On Medal of Honor Day, America's truest heroes also present their highest honor, the Citizen Service Before Self Awards, to three ordinary Americans who have performed extraordinary deeds.
We anticipate Medal of Honor to be one of the biggest video game titles launched this year," said Bob McKenzie, Senior Vice President of Merchandising at GameStop.
These Medal of Honor recipients have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
The Ellis Island Medal of Honor awards are sponsored by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation Inc.
SteelSeries Shift Medal of Honor Edition (Photo: Business Wire)