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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

National Medal of Honor Museum Celebrates National Medal of Honor Day With $20 Million Donation, 16 State Proclamations Nationwide and ‘Moment of Honor’

March 25, 2021

ARLINGTON, TX – (March 25, 2021) – Today, March 25 marks National Medal of Honor Day, a day to recognize the heroism and sacrifice of...... read more

Women’s History Month: the Bellrichards

March 24, 2021

Leslie Bellrichard had already endured a life of challenges when he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966. Born in 1941 in...... read more