Celebrate the virtues and values we as a Nation hold dear: duty, honor, service, humility, and heroism.
"It's not the absence of fear that creates heroes, but knowing what you have to do and doing it."
Alton W. Knappenberger · Medal of Honor Recipient
Learn about the medals, their symbolism, design and storied history.
Go behind the scenes and learn how they are manufactured or explore their place in culture.
Meet the heroes of past and present who have demonstrated bravery, gallantry and sacrifice above and
beyond the call of duty. Learn
The Medal of Honor Character Development Program incorporates the ideals of courage and selfless service
into the middle and high school curriculum to build character and promote responsible citizenship.
Just as the Medal of Honor itself has grown and developed since 1862, so to has the society that
represents the men who wear it. Learn about our Society, the Foundation and the Museum. Learn