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Lieutenant awarded Medal of Honor 151 years later

May 27, 2016

The inspiring story of Lieutenant Alonzo Hereford Cushing, killed at Gettysburg, age 22. His bravery at Gettysburg was well-documented at the time. He has...... read more

Leaving a Legacy

May 23, 2016

The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation is shining a light on America’s unsung heroes Read more here: http://magazines.aa.com/content/leaving-legacy... read more

Summer 2016 Medal of Honor Museum Newsletter

May 23, 2016

It’s always a pleasure to read the letters and notes that often accompany donations to the National Medal of Honor Museum. Many of...... read more

Nearly Forgotten, A Sailor’s Heroics Are Now Forever Etched in Stone

April 27, 2016

Joseph Benjamin Noil’s headstone is corrected and his Medal of Honor acknowledged at long last. When Joseph Benjamin Noil started to lose his...... read more

Medal of Honor Recipient Hector A. Cafferata, Jr. Passes Away at 86

April 19, 2016

Hector Cafferata, who received the Medal of Honor after waging a lone battle — in ankle-deep snow and in his stocking feet —...... read more