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.
Allan J. Kellogg

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

PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY

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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 »

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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 »

3493

total recipients since 1862

78

living recipients

19

double recipients

Alonzo H. Cushing
Most recent recipient
Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES

October 4-8, 2016

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area is incredibly humbled and extremely excited to have been selected by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society to host the Medal of Honor Convention in 2016.

Learn about twin cities 2016

A State of Honor

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

Author Unknown

56

medal of honor recipients from Minnesota

OCT

Minnesota is the only state to have a month dedicated to Veterans

49

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Companies

"The Medal of Honor is proof that ordinary men and women have within them the potential to challenge fate and literally change the course of history. It only requires the courage to try."

Paul W. Bucha · Medal of Honor Recipient