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.
Dakota L. Meyer

“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
Annapolis

Annapolis

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

A State of Honor test

"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

"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