Archive for 2021

The Battle of Veracruz and the Medal of Honor

April 19, 2021

On April 9, 1914, Mexican officials arrested nine U.S. sailors who had strayed into restricted space in the small oil town of Tampico....... read more

Charles Mattocks and the 17th Maine at the Battle of Sailor’s Creek

April 9, 2021

On March 20, 1861, Charles P. Mattocks, a college student at Bowdoin College in Maine, entered the office of his German and elocution...... read more

National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Statement on Passing of World War II Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Coolidge

April 7, 2021

ARLINGTON, TX – (April 7, 2021) – Charles Coolidge received the Medal of Honor on June 18, 1945, for his valor above and beyond the call...... read more

TECHNICAL SERGEANT CHARLES COOLIDGE: A MEDAL OF HONOR HERO OF THE GREATEST GENERATION

April 7, 2021

Technical Sergeant Charles Henry Coolidge earned the Medal of Honor in 1944 for his heroic conduct during the U.S. Army’s epic struggle to...... read more

FOX News – Cowboys’ Jerry Jones makes $20M donation to National Medal of Honor Museum

March 25, 2021

Jerry Jones made a very generous donation to the National Medal of Honor Museum on Thursday. Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner, president, and general manager,...... read more