Medal of Honor


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Medal of Honor: Call of Duty

Medal of Honor

highest American military decoration for wartime gallantry. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Bravery
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lynch, who lives in Gurnee and recently wrote a book about his life called "Zero to Hero: From Bullied Kid to Warrior," is one of 72 living Medal of Honor recipients, according to the Pritzker Military Museum and Library.
The resolution invites the foundation to reconsider Patriots Point for the Medal of Honor Museum after the nationwide search is completed, though it also would require that the foundation raise significant funds if Patriots Point is reconsidered.
As part of the convention, Medal of Honor recipients will visitAnne Arundel CountyPublic Schools that participate in the society's Character Development Program.
The 2017 Medal of Honor Award in the lawyer category was presented to Florida Bar Executive Director John F.
In addition to the Medal of Honor, Byers personal decorations include the Bronze Star with Valor (five awards), the Purple Heart (two awards), the Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards, one with Valor), the Combat Action ribbon (two awards) and the Good Conduct Medal (five awards).
In the intervening twenty-nine years, the Medal of Honor has been awarded sixteen times--two from Somalia in 1993, nine from Afghanistan, and five from Iraq (conflicts from 2001 to 2014).
As part of Delta's sponsorship and in recognition of National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, Delta's support of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation centers around sponsorship of educational programming and honoring each of the living 79 Medal of Honor recipients with Diamond Medallion status.
Henry Johnson is a true American hero, who displayed the most profound battlefield bravery, and he deserves the Medal of Honor he was denied because of segregation,'' Schumer said.
Maxwell is Oregon's only living WWII recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. He believes there is at least one more Oregonian, Lt.
Fourteen Marines, two Soldiers, and a Navy pilot were awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
Almost two weeks after posting a (http://www.ibtimes.com/electronic-arts-3q-earnings-preview-weak-console-market-hurt-sales-slow-holiday-season-1043916) poor third quarter earnings report , video game publisher Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:(http://www.google.com/finance?cid=168725) EA ) has decided to be more candid about why its highly anticipated 2012 holiday release of "Medal of Honor: Warfighter" was so disappointing.