Skip to content

Medal of Honor Day

March 25, 2017

March 25 is National Medal of Honor Day, a day that is dedicated to all Medal of Honor recipients.medals-of-honor-1The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than 3,400 Medals of Honor to our nation’s bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the award was created in 1861.

Nineteen of these heroes received a second award, fourteen received two separate Medals for two separate actions and five received both the Navy and the Army Medals of Honor for the same action.

Continue reading

From → History

Comments are closed.