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.

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

News & Events

Jul 15 2021

Lubbock, Texas Secondary Training

July 15, 2021  |  Region 17 ESC

The Medal of Honor Character Development Program is a free resource which teaches courage, commitment, integrity, sacrifice, citizenship, and patriotism to students through educationally grounded lessons developed by teachers for…

Jul 22 2021

Knoxville, Tennessee Secondary Training

July 22, 2021  |  Knoxville, TN

Middle and high school teachers from all subject areas, along with counselors, coaches, and administrators are invited to attend this Medal of Honor Character Development Program training day. The session…

Jul 22 2021

Knoxville, Tennessee Elementary Training

July 22, 2021  |  Knoxville, TN

Elementary teachers from all subject areas, along with counselors and administrators are invited to attend this Medal of Honor Character Development Program training day. The session will provide everything you…

Jul 27 2021

Colorado Springs, Colorado Secondary Training

July 27, 2021  |  Colorado Springs, Colorado

Middle and high school teachers from all subject areas, along with counselors, coaches, and administrators are invited to attend this Medal of Honor Character Development Program training day. The session…

Aug 13 2021

Peter Roth Gravemarker Dedication

August 13, 2021  |  Fort Chadbourne, Bronte, Texas

Fort Chadbourne, Texas, will dedicate a cenotaph to Peter P. Roth, a Medal of Honor Recipient for the Indian Campaigns. Private Roth died in 1907 his home country of Germany…

Aug 21 2021

Terrence Begley Gravemarker Dedication

August 21, 2021  |  Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, NY

Albany Rural Cemetery, in Menands, New York, will dedicate a cenotaph to Terrence Begley, a Medal of Honor Recipient for the Civil War. Private Begley was killed in action at…

Sep 06 2021

Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention

September 6, 2021  |  Seaport Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

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. Visit the 2021 Convention’s website for…

Sep 10 2021

2020 & 2021 Citizen Honor Awards for Valor Ceremony

September 10, 2021  |  Seaport Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

The Medal of Honor Recipients will present the Citizen Honors Awards for Valor for years 2020 and 2021. The annual presentation of the Single Act of Heroism Award and Youth…

Oct 03 2021

Des Moines, Iowa, Secondary Training

October 3, 2021  |  Des Moines, Iowa

Middle and high school teachers from all subject areas, along with counselors, coaches, and administrators are invited to attend this Medal of Honor Character Development Program training day. The session…

Oct 13 2021

“The Invisible Wounds of War” Webinar

October 13, 2021

The Invisible Wounds of War: A Conversation with Medal of Honor Recipients Kyle White and Florent Groberg and Ken Fisher of Fisher House Foundation Fisher House Foundation, helping military families…

Nov 03 2021

Hidden History Facebook Live Event – Vernon McGarity

November 3, 2021  |  Facebook Live Event

Join the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Archivist in exploring the nooks and crannies of our historical collections! This week will focus on the legacy of Vernon McGarity, a WWII…

Nov 10 2021

Hidden History Facebook Live Event – The Medal of Honor

November 10, 2021  |  Facebook Live Event

Join the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Archivist in exploring the nooks and crannies of our historical collections! This week will focus on the history of the Medal of Honor.…