Read more and hear from Medal of Honor Recipient Tom Hudner, himself, in the Society’s Medal of Honor Recipients Database, Blog and Video Library HERE.

Chartered by Congress in 1958

Congressional
Medal of Honor Society

Honor the Sacrifice; Inspire the Future.


The Society’s membership is comprised of those who wear the Medal of Honor, the United States’ highest military award for valor. Through the Society's Outreach, Education and History initiatives, the Medal of Honor Recipients continue their service across the nation.

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Every Medal, a story to be told. Every Recipient, a part of something greater.

Gallantry in action. Intrepidity. Above and beyond the call of duty. Risk of life. Selflessness. Exemplary action. Unwavering devotion. Conspicuous gallantry. Extraordinary heroism. The words enshrined with the Medal of Honor citations capture the best of what it means to be human.

By serving, remembering, supporting, and honoring the sacrifice of the Recipients, by sharing the stories and values inherent in them, we understand the responsibility and potential within each one of us to inspire the world.

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Each Recipient has their own story to tell. Discover over 3,500 stories of courage and sacrifice.

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A distinguished award presented only to the deserving, each Medal of Honor tells a story of its own.

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Thomas Evans: Wrestling a Flag

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Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Hudner’s Story told in New Movie, “Devotion”

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Fisher House Foundation Partner to Support Veterans

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Press Release

Virtual “Valor Trail” Map of Medal of Honor Actions is Now Live  

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Award-Winning Video about Jim “Doc” McCloughan Expands Medal of Honor Video Library

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Medal of Honor Recipients Honor Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Notable Leaders in Science, Entertainment and Journalism

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