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.

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Charles S. Kettles Passes Away

Charles S. Kettles, Major in the U.S. Army, passed away on Monday, January 21st. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for selfless acts of repeated valor and determination, in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and the U.S. Army.

 
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Howard V. Lee Passes Away
March 23, 2019
Howard V. Lee Passes Away

Howard V. Lee, Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, passed away on Saturday, March 23rd. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his indomitable fighting spirit, superb leadership, and great personal valor in the face of tremendous odds, in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and the U.S. Marine Corps.

 
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Joe M. Jackson Passes Away
January 12, 2019
Joe M. Jackson Passes Away

Joe M. Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, passed away on Saturday, January 12th. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty, in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and the U.S. Air Force.

 
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