In this webinar interview recording, Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin Morris shares insights about his experiences in war and in civilian life as well as the Medal of Honor and the values it represents.
Read more about Melvin Morris here: https://www.cmohs.org/recipients/melvin-morris
Learn more about the Medal of Honor Character Development Program, a curriculum resource designed by teachers, using the stories of Medal of Honor Recipients to spark conversations about the values of courage, commitment, sacrifice, integrity, citizenship, and patriotism: https://www.cmohs.org/lessons/overview
The intended audience for this video is middle and high school students. However, all educators should preview videos for the graphic nature of war experiences in order to assess the appropriateness of content for their particular students.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress in 1958 and dedicated to supporting Recipients of the Medal of Honor and their outreach efforts in communities and schools across the country. The Society’s members wear the Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest honor for military valor in action. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the
Medal of Honor and its Recipients and supporting the Recipients as they connect with communities across the country. The Recipients work to educate and inspire citizens, students, Veterans, and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces in an effort to encourage future generations to embody the values of the Medal of Honor: courage, sacrifice, integrity, commitment, patriotism, and citizenship.