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18 May, 2017, 16:21 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas J. Kinsman Passes Away at 72

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Thomas J. Kinsman, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, in...


09 May, 2017, 15:03 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Wilburn K. Ross Passes Away at 94

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Wilburn K. Ross, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday morning, May 9, 2017, in...


03 May, 2017, 10:05 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Leo K. Thorsness Passes Away at 85

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Colonel Leo K. Thorsness, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 2,...


14 Oct, 2016, 10:10 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Richard A. Pittman Passes Away at 71

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Lance Corporal Richard A. Pittman, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Thursday evening,...


25 Mar, 2016, 14:00 ET National Medal of Honor Day 2016

 America's Medal of Honor Recipients laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery today to commemorate...


16 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Name 2016 Citizen Honors Award Winners

 The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced today its 2016 Citizen Honors Award winners. The five awardees selected for their acts of...


01 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET Medal of Honor Society Announces 2016 Citizen Honors Award Finalists

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced its 2016 Citizen Honors Award finalists today. The 20 finalists were nominated for their...


07 Dec, 2015, 15:07 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Tibor Rubin Passes Away at 86

 The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Corporal Tibor Rubin, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Saturday evening, December...


03 Dec, 2015, 12:09 ET Medal of Honor Recipient George T. Sakato Passes Away at 94

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Private George T. Sakato, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Wednesday evening, December...


10 Sep, 2015, 15:24 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Einar H. Ingman, Jr. Passes Away at 85

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Staff Sergeant Einar H. Ingman, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Wednesday,...


29 Jul, 2014, 13:25 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Sergeant Major Jon R. Cavaiani, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday, July 29,...


12 Mar, 2014, 16:46 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Ola L. Mize Passes Away at 82

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Colonel Ola L. Mize, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in...


21 May, 2013, 16:00 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Vernon McGarity Passes Away at 91

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Technical Sergeant Vernon McGarity, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday, May 21,...


09 Nov, 2012, 15:00 ET Medal of Honor Recipient James L. Stone Passes Away at 89

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during the Korean War The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Colonel James L....


10 Oct, 2012, 09:00 ET Gettysburg Begins Celebration for 2013 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention

 In preparation for the 2013 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention in Gettysburg, the Convention Organizing Committee will host a...


19 Mar, 2012, 14:00 ET Medal of Honor Recipient William R. Charette Passes Away at 79

  Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Korea MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The...


02 Mar, 2012, 16:00 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Van T. Barfoot Passes Away at 92

  Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during World War II  The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that...


30 Dec, 2011, 16:00 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Mike Colalillo Passes Away at 86

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during World War II The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Mike...


12 Aug, 2011, 16:57 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Charles P. Murray, Jr. Passes Away at 90

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during World War II The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Colonel Charles P. Murray,...


25 May, 2011, 16:30 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Paul J. Wiedorfer Dies in Baltimore, MD

World War II Medal of Honor recipient Paul Wiedorfer died today at the age of 90. He was awarded the Medal of Honor at the 137th General...


17 Dec, 2010, 17:19 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin E. Biddle Passes Away at 87

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during World War II The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Private First Class Melvin E....


06 Aug, 2010, 15:14 ET Medal of Honor Recipient David C. Dolby Passes Away at 64

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Staff Sergeant David C. Dolby,...


19 Jul, 2010, 11:06 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Nicky D. Bacon Passes Away at 64

Earned Nation's Highest Award for Valor during Vietnam The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Army 1st Sergeant Nicky D. Bacon,...


14 Jul, 2010, 12:22 ET Medal of Honor Recipient Vernon Baker Passes Away at 90

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that 1st Lt. Vernon Baker, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away last evening at his home in St....


04 Sep, 2009, 14:21 ET Chicago to Host Congressional Medal of Honor Convention

More than 50 of America's most distinguished combat veterans will be honored September 15-19 in Chicago as the Congressional Medal of Honor...