The Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. Generally presented to its recipient by the President of the United States of America in the name of Congress.Learn More
Vernon McGarity,Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Army passed away on Tursday, May 21st. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary bravery and extreme devotion to duty in support of a remarkable delaying action which provided the time necessary for assembling reserves and forming a line against which the German striking power was shattered.
Daniel K. Inouye, Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, passed away on Monday, December 17th. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for extraordinary heroism in action on 21 April 1945, in the vicinity of San Terenzo, Italy.
James L. Stone, First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, passed away on Friday, November 9th. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and indomitable courage above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy.