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The Medal of Honor

On 12 July 1862, President Lincoln authorized the awarding of a US Army Medal of Honor, in the name of Congress, “to such noncommissioned officers and privates as shall most distinguish themselves by their gallantry in action, and other...

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No Living Medal of Honor Recipients?

President Obama recently presented the Medal of Honor to Army Sergeant First Class Jared Monti for valorous conduct above the call of duty. It was a posthumous award. Monti is the sixth recipient of the medal since 9-11 and the second to receive it...