Archive for 2021

KSL – Utah congressman proposes new national monument for Medal of Honor recipients

March 11, 2021

A new bill co-sponsored by a Utah congressman would create the county’s first monument in the nation’s capital dedicated to recipients of the...... read more

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Applauds the House of Representatives’ Introduction of Legislation to Establish a Medal of Honor Monument in Washington, D.C.

March 8, 2021

ARLINGTON, TX – (March 8, 2021) – Legislation was introduced today in the U.S House of Representatives paving the way for the creation...... read more

The Dallas Morning News – Too few Black soldiers receive the Medal of Honor

March 1, 2021

In the last century-and-a-half, 3,507 members of the U.S. Armed Forces have received the National Medal of Honor. Of those, the number of...... read more

“I Did Not Send For You” – John Fox and the Medal of Honor

February 19, 2021

by Cory M. Ackerman John R. Fox, a native of Ohio, attended the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Wilberforce University. Originally,...... read more

A Medal of Honor Love Story

February 11, 2021

By Edward G. Lengel, Ph.D. Alvin Cullum York’s character didn’t amount to much—at least, not early on. Born on December 13, 1887, near...... read more