The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration for the US military and is the only military award worn around the neck.
It is often referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor as the President awards the decoration in the name of Congress and due to the nature of the award it is usually [...]
The Congressional Medal of Honor is perhaps the single most fitting tribute to our heroes of war. Having special significance among Navy SEALs this Medal of Honor serves to pay homage to all war veterans. One such leading man killed during Operation Redwing was Lt. Michael P. Murphy.
That fated day
It was during a special operation [...]
LT (jg) Robert Bob Kerrey
Medal of Honor Citation
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a SEAL team leader during action against enemy aggressor (Viet Cong) forces. Acting in response to reliable intelligence, Lt. (j.g.) Kerrey led his SEAL team on a [...]
Medal of Honor Citation:
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while participating in a daring operation against enemy forces. PO Thornton, as Assistant U.S. Navy Advisor, along with a U.S. Navy lieutenant serving as Senior Advisor, accompanied a 3-man Vietnamese Navy SEAL patrol [...]
Major Bruce P. Crandall received the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony on February 26, 2007 for displaying marked valor and heroism as a flight Commander in the Republic of Vietnam. Through his act of bravery and courage; he has been able to fetch immense pride to the United States Army.
Bruce Crandall was [...]
Medal of Honor: A Tribute to the Brave and Patriotic
Sergeant First Class Paul R. Smith of the United States Army was felicitated with the Congressional Medal of Honor on April 4th, 2005 during a White House ceremony.
Sergeant First Class Paul R. Smith displayed an act of valor in the highest traditions of the American Army, [...]