Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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Citizen Honors – Cody Runyon, 2020 Young Hero Honoree

Cody Runyon, of Rochester, MN, at thirteen-years-old, pulled an eleven-year-old fellow swimmer from the bottom of a pool after the younger boy had sunk and become unresponsive. Cody noticed the […]

Citizen Honors – Riley Howell, 2020 Valor Honoree

Riley Howell, of Waynesville, NC, is honored for his courageous act when he shielded students from a gunman during an incident at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. Riley […]

Compilation of Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremonies

This video was compiled in March 2019 by SPC Joshua Hugley of the 55th Combat Camera, U.S. Army, in honor of National Medal of Honor Day, which is observed every […]

Travis Atkins Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a October 17, 2018, White House ceremony, Army Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins is posthumously presented with the Medal of Honor for his actions in Iraq during the War on […]

John A. Chapman Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a August 22, 2018, White House ceremony, Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman was posthumously presented with the Medal of Honor for his 2002 actions in Afghanistan during the War […]

Matthew O. Williams Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a October 30, 2019, White House ceremony, Sergeant Matthew O. Williams is presented with the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan in the War on Terrorism. For […]

David Bellavia Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a June 25, 2019, White House ceremony, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia is presented with the Medal of Honor for his actions in Iraq during the War on Terrorism. To […]

John A. Chapman Medal of Honor action

In this ISR video released by the Secretary of the Air Force, Technical Sargent John A. Chapman fights on Takur Ghar, Afghanistan on 4 March 2002. For his actions here, […]

In Their Own Words 2019

Johnny Canley Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a October 17, 2018, White House ceremony, Gunnery Sergeant Johnny Canley is presented with the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War.

Ronald Shurer II Medal of Honor Presentation Ceremony

In a October 1, 2018, White House ceremony, Staff Sergeant Ronald Shurer II is presented with the Medal of Honor for his actions during the War on Terrorism in Afghanistan. […]

In Their Own Words – An Introduction to the Medal of Honor and Its Recipients