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Sept. 25, 2018

Shok Valley Medic to Receive Medal of Honor

A former medic with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) who heroically fought his way up a mountain to render aid to his Special Forces teammates and their Afghan commando counterparts will receive the Medal of Honor.

Aug. 24, 2018

Fallen Air Force MOH Recipient Joins Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes

Medal of Honor recipient fallen Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes for his courageous actions during the battle at Takur Ghar mountain in Afghanistan, March 4, 2002.

Aug. 23, 2018

President Presents Medal of Honor to Fallen Air Force Hero’s Widow

On what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary, Valerie Nessel, the widow of fallen Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, accepted his Medal of Honor from President Donald J. Trump during a ceremony at the White House.

June 27, 2018

Medal of Honor Goes to WWII Soldier With Long Record of Heroism

After more than 70 years, the late Garlin Conner, a Kentucky farmer and World War II veteran, finally received the military decoration that escaped him for so long when President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to Conner's widow, Pauline, in a White House ceremony.

June 25, 2018

WWII Soldier’s Widow to Accept Medal of Honor for Late Husband

Family members joined officials for a roundtable at the Pentagon to discuss the heroic actions displayed by Army 1st Lt. Garlin M. Conner during a World War II battle for which Conner will receive the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House.

May 24, 2018

Navy SEAL Receives Medal of Honor for Afghanistan Actions in 2002

President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Britt K. Slabinski for his actions during the Battle of Roberts Ridge in Afghanistan in 2002.

Oct. 25, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Capt. Mike Rose Inducted Into Hall of Heroes

Retired Army Capt. Mike Rose attended a ceremony at the Pentagon, where his name was placed on a wall within the Hall of Heroes, alongside the names of all the other Medal of Honor recipients.

Oct. 24, 2017

Medal of Honor Awarded to Army Captain for Actions in Laos

More than 47 years after his heroic actions in Laos during the Vietnam War, Army Capt. Gary Michael Rose was recognized with the Medal of Honor.

Aug. 1, 2017

Pentagon Enshrines Medal of Honor Soldier in Hall of Heroes

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Army leaders presided over a standing-room-only ceremony to induct Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.

July 31, 2017

Former Army Medic Receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam War Heroism

President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James McCloughan, a combat medic who risked his life running through enemy fire in Vietnam to save wounded soldiers.

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