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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Pretty soon, they've built themselves up to be a Medal of Honor winner.
Throughout the year, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Foundation will host a series of events to celebrate and educate Americans about the Medal's history, ideals and significance.
The nation's highest military award for valor in combat, the Medal of Honor is presented for service "above and beyond the call of duty.
The Medal of Honor is the highest distinction that can be awarded to members of the military in battle.
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation today on Medal of Honor Day announced and nationally honored the Citizen Service Before Self Honorsrecipients for 2011.
I'm honored to take the co-chairmanship of this tremendous organization and I look forward to working with my co-chairman, Medal of Honor Recipient Jack Jacobs, the full Board and the staff to bring character development, board engagement, and national awareness to the next level," Chenevert told the Board.
The Navy said it had lost the paperwork that would have put the petty officer on track for the Medal of Honor in 1966.
Profiles for each of the finalists will be available on the Citizen Service Before Self Honors Web site and each finalist will receive an embossed framed certificate signed by the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Every year, on this day, the Medal of Honor Recipients visit the Tomb of the Unknown to recognize the sacrifice of those who serve this country.
Co-developed by EA's Danger Close[TM] Studio in Los Angeles and DICE in Stockholm, Medal of Honor launched yesterday with strong momentum and early internal indicators show that the game is off to a great commercial start.
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week American Airlines will recognize those who have received the nation's highest military honor by hosting nearly 30 United States Medal of Honor recipients in the days leading up to the national Medal of Honor Day on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
This medal of honor has special significance for me, not just because my grandfather came through Ellis Island,'' Boeckmann said, ``but also because the award is a celebration of courage and sacrifice and hard work.