Celebrate the virtues and values we as a Nation hold dear: duty, honor, service, humility, and heroism.
“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.”
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
"Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but shameful is the Nation that has them and forgets."
"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."