closing the character gap, one leader at a time.
Now more than ever, america needs leaders who readily answer the call to live and lead with honor.
Headquartered in the National Medal of Honor Museum, the Medal of Honor Institute provides experiential leadership programs modeled after the valor and values of Medal of Honor recipients.
Conspicuous courage in the moments that matter
Leaders at every age and stage to advance the greater good
A community-and a country-connected through character
A DYNAMIC CURRICULUM WITH LESSONS IN HEROISM
The Institute explores and activates the stories, lessons, and virtues of Medal of Honor recipients through national and regional conferences, seminars, forum, team-building experiences, and immersive programs.
ESTEEMED SPEAKERS AND INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT LEADERS
Speakers will include Medal of Honor recipients, distinguished representatives of our nation’s top academies and universities, and leadership from all six branches of our Armed Forces.
Embedded in the National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington, Texas, the Institute will feature a Conference Center and a 220-seat theater as well as flexible classrooms and meeting rooms to facilitate in-person and online learning. Opening Fall / Winter 2024.
A NATIONAL PROGRAM.
a global impact.
The medal of honor belongs to every man and woman who gives us freedom today to be able to hold our flag and hold our heads up high and say we have the greatest country in the world.
– Michael Thornton, medal of honor recipient
Three centers of impact
On a mission to inspire America from classroom to boardroom – and beyond.
center for character excellence
Where Young Leaders Discover the Hero Within
Leading in The Moment:
Applying Medal Of Honor Virtues To Work And Life
Arlington, Texas | May 15-19, 2023
CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP IN ACTION
Strengthening Today’s Leaders to Go Above and Beyond
CENTER FOR THE ELEVATION OF HONOR
Connecting People and Ideas to Ignite Thought Leadership and the Spirit of America
help us close the character gap in america.
fund a scholarship. sponsor a conference. recognize a hero.
The Opportunity Fund is our primary vehicle for funding research, national awards, development programs, conferences, and participation grants to expand the impact of leaders who are transforming lives through character-based leadership.