Congressional Medal of Honor Society
2023 Medal of Honor Convention Begins Soon in New Orleans
The annual Medal of Honor Convention aims to reconnect Recipients with each other, honor those who have passed, conduct Society business, and engage with the local community. This year’s convention will be held in New Orleans, LA, from October 30th to November 4th and will feature a variety of events, including the following:
Public Events at the 2023 Convention
October 30 – Medal of Honor Community Forum: This program will feature an impactful and inspiring panel discussion with Medal of Honor Recipients Gary Littrell, Hal Fritz, Leroy Petry, and Ryan Pitts about their personal experiences and the values of the Medal of Honor.
November 1 – Medal of Honor Character Development Program Student Webinar: Teachers and students grades 6-12 can join us for a virtual event broadcast from the National WWII Museum. This webinar will feature Medal of Honor Recipients sharing stories of courage, commitment, integrity, sacrifice, citizenship, and patriotism with students from New Orleans area schools as well virtually from across the country.
November 4 – Museum Block Party and Open House: Families both civilian and military from across the Greater New Orleans community are invited to stop by the National World War II Museum for a daylong celebration featuring Medal of Honor Recipients, local military displays, live entertainment, and much more.
In addition to these public events, Medal of Honor Recipients will also spend their time in New Orleans honoring Paul Hilliard, Tom Hanks, Robin Roberts, and Wendell Pierce at the 2023 Patriot Award Gala, visiting area schools and community organizations, and conducting general Society business. Be sure to follow us on social for daily updates from New Orleans during Convention week.
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