Archive for 2021

Flag Day 2021: The USS Vestal

June 11, 2021

When we think of the December 7, 1941 surprise attack by Japanese Navy planes on American ships at Pearl Harbor, most people can...... read more

National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Testifies in Support of HR 1664, the National Medal of Honor Monument Act

May 27, 2021

Medal of Honor recipient and board member makes compelling case for new national monument before U.S. House of Representatives WASHINGTON, D.C. – (May...... read more

Forlorn Hope: The Attack on Stockade Redan at Vicksburg

May 21, 2021

On the morning of May 22, 1863, 150 volunteers from the Union Army charged the formidable Stockade Redan along the Confederate defensive lines...... read more

RALPH PUCKETT JR.

May 21, 2021

First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Korean War For his Medal of Honor action, then-First Lieutenant Ralph Puckett, Jr. distinguished himself while serving as the...... read more

National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Statement on Passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Charles C. Hagemeister

May 19, 2021

ARLINGTON, TX – (May 19, 2021) – Charles C. Hagemeister earned the Medal of Honor on March 20, 1967, while serving in the Vietnam War....... read more