Congressional Medal of Honor Society
If you are aware of a fellow citizen, neighbor, co-worker, or family member who deserves recognition for extraordinary acts of courage or service, nominate him or her today for the Citizen Honors Awards.
To be nominated, someone must:
- Have clearly demonstrated a willingness to place his or her own life at risk for others or have dedicated themselves to the service of others.
- Show actions which epitomize the concept of “service above self” and are performed “above and beyond” the individual’s job responsibilities.
- Be a U.S. Citizen.
Please note that:
- All acts must have occurred within the 12 months prior to nomination.
- Acts of valor or service cannot have been performed towards one’s own family members.
- Community organizations must be certified non-profits and must currently be in operation.
- Government and government-affiliated organizations are not eligible.
- Self-nominations for individual awards will not be accepted.
- Multiple nominations for the same individual or organization are not necessary.
Single Act of Heroism Award
Recognizes Americans who accomplish extraordinary feats of heroism by risking their lives for the benefit of others in a dire situation.
Young Hero Award
Recognizes young Americans age 8-17 for their courage in a dire situation.
Service Act Award
Recognizes Americans who consistently place others before themselves through volunteer service.
Community Service Award
Recognizes a community-based organization for its exceptional impact or mission in supporting our nation’s military service members and families.
Youth Service Award
Recognizes young Americans age 8-17 for placing others before themselves through volunteer service.