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Jul 29, 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,...

Mar 12, 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...

Sep 25, 2013, 14:30 ET

Medal of Honor Recipients Reflect, Remember During Historic Four-Day Convention

Recipients Convened in Gettysburg on the 150th Anniversary of the Medal of Honor  The Congressional Medal of Honor Society's annual...

Sep 18, 2013, 11:30 ET

Medal of Honor Recipient Reflects on the Meaning Behind the Historic Medal

The Upcoming Annual Medal of Honor Convention Will Reunite Recipients in Gettysburg, Sept. 19-21  Brian Miles Thacker, retired First...

Sep 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

Medal of Honor Recipients Promote Character Values to Local Students through Educational Development Program

School Initiative Aims to Inspire America's Youth with Values of Honor and Engaged Citizenship  When more than 40 recipients of the U.S....

Aug 14, 2013, 13:00 ET

Gettysburg to Host 2013 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention Sept 18--22

150th Anniversary of Famous Civil War Battle to Serve as Backdrop for Gathering of Recipients of America's Highest Recognition for Valor in...

May 21, 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,...

Apr 30, 2013, 11:54 ET

Sandy Hook Heroes to be Awarded by Medal of Honor Recipients

 Our nation's greatest war heroes – Medal of Honor Recipients – will honor teachers and staff from Sandy Hook Elementary School,...

Mar 19, 2013, 07:33 ET

Hometown Heroes Awarded on 150th Anniversary of Medal of Honor

Recipients Celebrate Brave U.S. Citizens with Special Ceremony Our nation's greatest war heroes – Medal of Honor recipients –...

Mar 11, 2013, 08:00 ET

Medal of Honor Society Announces Four Top U.S. Citizen Heroes

Honorees Chosen from Hundreds of Nominees Nationwide  Today, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society & Foundation, which represent...

Nov 09, 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....

Oct 10, 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...

Mar 19, 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...

Mar 02, 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...

Dec 30, 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...

Aug 12, 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,...

May 25, 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...

Dec 17, 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....

Aug 06, 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,...

Jul 19, 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,...