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  • Remembering Congressional Medal of Honor Day

    Some never stop giving back.

    March 25 is Congressional Medal of Honor Day. Perhaps most remarkable and often unremarked is that what truly marks the character of the living Medal of Honor receipients is how they continue to serve beyond the battlefield. Much of that work is performed through the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.

    In particular, they work to educate the nation’s youth on character–selfless service, courage, and citizenship. Through the foundation, the recipients tell their stories. Teachers and students can also find material to bring the lessons of the best of the best of us into the classroom.

    While it is worth setting aside a day to remember the extrordinary service and sacrifice symbolized by the Medal of Honor, it is even more important teach that legacy to every day to the next generation.

    Read more in Honoring bravery and self-sacrifice on National Medal of Honor Day.

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    6 Responses to Remembering Congressional Medal of Honor Day

    1. Twoodham says:

      I guess I don't need to point out that there is no such award asThe Congressional Medal of Honor.It is simply– Medal of Honor./ Colonel of Marines

    2. Teddy says:

      What is the Congressional Medal of Honor? The nation's highest military decoration is the Medal of Honor.

    3. twister says:

      Pass the word please – It's Medal of Honor – NOT "Congressional" Medal of Honor.

    4. Oscar Brown says:

      We have a superfluity of special recognition days set aside. This one more than deserves it. God bless 'em!

    5. STEVEN says:

      To all those serving or have served our country, it does't mattter where or when. To those that received the Medal of Honor and all those dead and wounded .

      On behalf of myself and my family, we are greatful you were there, when the country needed you.
      For those serving today, we pray for your safe return .
      Thank you

    6. diamondlil says:

      Thank you for the correction!

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