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.
Ernest E. West

“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

Tampa Bay

October 22-29, 2019

Tampa Bay is excited to host the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention.

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

Author Unknown

"America has great need for men and women with pride in our country and faith in freedom, unafraid to declare to anyone in the world 'I believe in liberty, I believe in justice and will fight to defend the dignity of man.'"

Richard K. Sorenson · Medal of Honor Recipient