Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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Citizen Honors – James Vernon, 2016 Valor Honoree

James Vernon of Morton, Ill., was honored for his courageous act on October 13, 2015 when he subdued a would-be attacker who threatened to kill 20 middle school students and […]

Citizen Honors – Rick Rescorla, 2009 Valor Honoree

Rick Rescorla of NJ, was recognized for sacrificing his life on September 11, 2001, by courageously rescuing his fellow citizens, by ordering the evacuation of all 2,700 Morgan Stanley Dean […]

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Citizen Honors – Chris Mintz, 2016 Valor Honoree

Chris Mintz of Roseburg, Ore., was honored for his courageous act on October 1, 2015 when he confronted a shooter on the campus of Umpqua Community College, preventing further loss […]

Introducing Citizen Honors

Medal of Honor Recipients are ordinary people who did extraordinary things, but you don’t have to be in the military to make a difference. Every day in this country, ordinary […]

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Citizen Honors – Eileen Hadbavny, 2016 Service Honoree

Lt Col Eileen Hadbavny, USAF (Ret) of Charleston, S.C., was selected for her lifetime of selfless service in support of veterans through her volunteer work with the Red Cross, Veterans […]

Citizen Honors – Jencie Fagan, 2008 Valor Honoree

Jencie Fagan of Reno, NV, a school teacher, went above and beyond with her brave stand against a school shooter who had already wounded two students. She courageously put herself […]

Citizen Honors – Myles Eckert, 2016 Youth Honoree

Myles Eckert of Toledo, Ohio, was selected for his volunteer philanthropic work on behalf of Gold Star children. While visiting a Cracker Barrel restaurant with his family, Eckert found $20 […]

Citizen Honors – Jordy Cox 2010 Service Honoree

Dr. Jordy Cox of Phoenix, AZ, was recognized for selflessly volunteering and offering his medical skills to perform surgeries that have saved many lives in Haiti, the Congo, and the […]

Citizen Honors – David Bryan, 2009 Valor Honoree

David Bryan of Kansas City, MO, was recognized for going above and beyond by valiantly rescuing a motorist from a burning automobile on Eastbound I-70, one mile from the city […]

Williams, Hershel “Woody” World War II Medal of Honor Recipient

Living History interview with Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor Recipient for World War II.

Wetzel, Gary Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient

Living History interview with Gary Wetzel, Medal of Honor Recipient for the Vietnam War.

West, Ernest Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient

Living History interview with Ernest West, Medal of Honor Recipient for the Korean War.