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Citizen Honors – Healing Household 6, 2019 Service Honoree

Healing Household 6 is selected as the 2019 Community Service Hero Honoree for their work that connects caregivers of US Veterans with the essential resources needed to strengthen the family […]

Citizen Honors – Blaine Hodge, 2019 Valor Honoree

Blaine Hodge is selected as a 2019 Single Act of Heroism Honoree for his act of heroism on September 9, 2018, when he came to the aid of a woman […]

National Medal of Honor Day: Medal of Honor Recipients Reflect

Medal of Honor Recipients reflect on what National Medal of Honor Day, means to them and the United States. National Medal of Honor day is celebrated every year on March […]

Citizen Honors – Keanon Lowe, 2020 Valor Honoree

Keanon Lowe, of Portland, OR, is selected for his courageous act when he disarmed a student with a loaded shotgun during an incident at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon. […]

Citizen Honors – Christian Garcia, 2020 Young Hero Honoree

Christian Garcia, (15 years old) of Santa Fe, TX, was selected for his courageous act when he sprang into action when a gunman opened fire on first period art classes […]

Medal of Honor Day – Wreath Laying

Every year on March 25, in honor of National Medal of Honor Day, Medal of Honor Recipients lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery […]

Citizen Honors – Cody Runyon, 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 […]