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

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 highest military honor that can be awarded.

Rep. Blake Moore, R-Utah, and Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, introduced the National Medal of Honor Monument Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday. It would create a new monument in the District of Columbia for all of the people who have received the Medal of Honor.

The representatives said their bill follows the introduction of a similar bipartisan act introduced in the Senate last year.

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