The 2023 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention will be held in New Orleans in partnership with our friends at the National WWII Museum. The annual Society conventions allow Recipients to reconnect with one another, remember those who have passed, conduct Society business, and engage with the local community. Find out more about the history of the Medal of Honor Conventions here.
At the 2023 Convention, the Recipients will present several awards as part of the Patriot Awards Gala. This year’s honorees will include WWII veteran and retired business leader Paul Hilliard, acclaimed actor and director Tom Hanks, co-anchor of ABC News’ Good Morning America Robin Roberts, and renowned actor and community activist Wendell Pierce. Learn more about this year’s honorees.
Public Events at the 2023 Convention
October 30 – Join us for a 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 – Teachers and students grades 6-12, join us for a virtual event broadcast from the National WWII Museum specifically designed for your students. Hear directly from the Recipients as they talk about their experiences and the values they hold dear. Learn more and register here.
November 4 – Families both civilian and military across the Greater New Orleans community are invited to join us at our daylong Block Party and Museum Open House.
October 31, 2023 - November 4, 2023 CDT
National World War II Museum
New Orleans, LA