Medal of Honor


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Medal of Honor

n.
The Congressional Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor

n
(Military) the highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress for conspicuous bravery in action: instituted in 1861 (Navy), 1862 (Army)

Med′al of Hon′or


n.
a Congressional award for exceptional gallantry and bravery in combat: the highest U.S. military decoration.
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Noun1.Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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Swenson is the second Medal of Honor recipient from that fight, just the second time in half a century that the medal has been awarded to two survivors of the same battle, Obama said.
EA has removed links on the website for its hugely popular Medal of Honor game series which linked to places where fans of the game could buy weapons featured in the games.
To celebrate the release of Medal of Honor, one lucky Birmingham Mail winner will not only get to see the band play at Birmingham's LG Arena on November 9, 2010, but will also get to meet the band in an intimate, money-can't-buy meetand-greet.
Medal Of Honor does a lot of things right but, with a short singleplayer campaign and a relatively threadbare multi-player component, more could have been done to enhance the experience.
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The Medal of Honor, awarded for gallantry in combat exceeding the call of duty, is the nation's highest military decoration.
He is one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the Navy, wearing 26 personal combat decorations, including two Distinguished Flying Crosses, three Distinguished Service Medals, two Purple Hearts, and four Silver Star medals in addition to the Medal of Honor.