The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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Dec 01 2020

Citizen Honors Nominations Close

December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020, is the last day to submit nominations for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Citizen Honors Awards. Submit your nomination.

Dec 04 2020

National Council for the Social Studies – Virtual Conference Booth

December 4, 2020  |  Virtual event

Join the Medal of Honor Character Development Program team at the Association for Middle Level Education’s virtual conference. Stop by our booth for a virtual chat with our team.

Feb 24 2021

Veterans Outreach Program: VETLANTA Q1 Virtual Summit

February 24, 2021  |  Virtual event

Medal of Honor Recipient Florent Groberg will be the honored keynote speaker during VETLANTA's "Taking the Initiative" virtual summit on February 24, 2021, beginning at 4:30 EST. Registration is required.…

Mar 25 2021

Boston Convention Medal of Honor Day Commemoration

March 25, 2021  |  Medal of Honor Park, Boston, MA

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and City Council President Kim Janey will be joined by MOH Recipient and Massachusetts resident Capt. Thomas G. Kelley, USN Ret., for…

Mar 25 2021

Medal of Honor Day Wreath-Laying at Arlington National Cemetery

March 25, 2021  |  Arlington National Cemetery – Tomb of Unknowns, Arlington, VA

Every March 25, Medal of Honor Recipients mark National Medal of Honor Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.,…

Mar 25 2021

Medal of Honor Day Virtual Discussion

March 25, 2021  |  Virtual event

Unite in learning about the courage, sacrifice and legacy of WWI Medal of Honor Recipients John Lewis Barkley and William Shemin in an inspiring discussion with their daughters, Joan Barkley…

May 27 2021

“Breaking the Wall of Silence”: Medal of Honor Recipient Forum on Active Duty and Veteran Suicide Prevention

May 27, 2021  |  YouTube Live

Center for American Values is honored to present, Breaking the Wall of Silence: Medal of Honor Recipient Forum on Active Duty and Veteran Suicide Prevention. This virtual Forum will feature…

Jun 20 2021

Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge – Medal of Honor Legacy: Vietnam

June 20, 2021  |  Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, Valley Forge, PA

Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge and the Medal of Honor Character Development Program are partnering for this week long, residential summer program for educators. One day of this week will feature…

Jul 10 2021

Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge – Civil Rights Movement: Heroes & Heroines

July 10, 2021  |  Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, Valley Forge, PA

Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge and the Medal of Honor Character Development Program are partnering for this week long, residential summer program for educators. One day of this week will feature…

Jul 14 2021

2020 & 2021 Citizen Honors Awards for Service Ceremony

July 14, 2021  |  Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC

The Medal of Honor Recipients will present the Citizen Honors Awards for Service for years 2020 and 2021. The annual presentation of the Service Act Award, Community Service Act Award,…

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…