Honor. Valor. Legacy.

Honor. Valor. Legacy.

Celebrate the virtues and values we as a Nation hold dear: duty, honor, service, humility, and heroism. 

Thomas G. Kelley
Thomas Jerome Hudner Jr.
Harold A. Fritz

“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.”


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National Medal of Honor Day

Mar 8 DID YOU KNOW  The United States Congress has designated March 25th of each year as National Medal of Honor Day, a day d... Read More »

Humble Heroes

Mar 2 I open the door to the FAIR school and the first person I see is Tom Kelley. My nerves collide with tremendous excitemen... Read More »


The Medal of Honor is the country's highest military decoration awarded for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty." Learn the history »


total recipients since 1862


living recipients


double recipients

Gary M. Rose
Most recent recipient


September 12 – 16, 2018

Annapolis is very excited to host the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention in 2018. This is the first time a Convention has been held near a United States Service Academy.

Learn about twin cities 2016

"Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but shameful is the Nation that has them and forgets."

Author Unknown

"Valor consists in the power of self-recovery, so that a man cannot have his flank turned, cannot be out-generalled, but put him where you will, he stands."

Ralph Waldo Emerson · Author