Medal of Honor


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Medal of Honor

n.
The Congressional Medal of Honor.
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Medal of Honor

n
(Military) the highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress for conspicuous bravery in action: instituted in 1861 (Navy), 1862 (Army)
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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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March 25 is National Medal of Honor Day, a day to reflect on the service of recipients like Lynch.
Chandler said after the meeting that Patriots Point "has been an unrelenting ally of the Medal of Honor Museum Foundation in every aspect of its endeavor.
The four-day Convention will consist of public and private activities for Medal of Honor recipients, including dinners, aNaval Academyfootball game against Lehigh, a town hall forum moderated by Fox News Sunday hostChris Wallace and the Patriot Award Dinner, the Convention's signature closing event.
The Medal of Honor Award is given in two categories.
Caption: Anthony Imperato (left) presents Commemorative Henry Rifles to (left to right) Medal of Honor recipient Don Jenkins, 97-year-old WWII Veteran George J.
The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest award given to members of the Armed Forces for gallantry in action.
Since the Medal of Honor Society commissioned Boston Publishing Company to first publish this work in 1985, the United States government has sent hundreds of thousands of its service men and women into harm's way.
"We are proud to support the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and continue to honor the legacy of the Medal of Honor recipients."
Johnson supporters have been pushing for the Medal of Honor for decades, helped in recent years by Schumer and other New York lawmakers who said the recognition was unjustly denied during the Jim Crow era.
Carpenter, a former SAW gunner, received the Medal of Honor for throwing himself on a grenade to protect a fellow Marine.
White, a former active duty army sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry," Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz told reporters.