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National Medal of Honor Memorial Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

National Medal of Honor Memorial Act

report (to accompany H.R. 1663) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside, Calif.),
  • Medal of Honor.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 106-351.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17702797M

    The Medal of Honor Monument was dedicated on November 7, , to honor those Washington citizens who have received the nation's highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor. The 11½-foot tall granite obelisk is affixed with the Seal of the State of Washington and is inscribed with the names of those Washington citizens who were bestowed this supreme honor. The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation is joining forces with singer Janine Stange to host the fourth annual Medal of Honor Mail Call, inviting Americans to learn about the heroics of our nation’s Medal of Honor recipients and send them personalized letters thanking them for . Riveting oral histories of more than recipients of the Medal of Honor, introduced by Brian Williams and collected in one place for the very first time. T.


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The medal is normally awarded by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S. e the medal is presented "in the name of Congress", it is often Awarded for: Conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.

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