Medal of Honor

File photo of a Medal of Honor resting on an American flag. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brandan W. Schulze/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Obama Presenting Medal of Honor to Afghan War Vet

A former Army captain hailed for bravery during combat in Afghanistan in 2009 is adding the Medal of Honor to his list of military decorations.

10/15/2013

File photo of an Army officer holding the medal of honor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Medal Of Honor Recipients Meet In Gettysburg

Nearly half of the 79 living recipients of Medal of Honor are attending the gathering in Gettysburg, where some of its first recipients fought 150 years ago.

09/20/2013

File photo of an Army officer holding the medal of honor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Medal of Honor Recipient Carter a ‘True American Hero’

President Barack Obama presented Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony on Monday Afternoon.

08/26/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Will Award Korean War Chaplain Medal Of Honor

The White House says President Barack Obama will award a posthumous Medal of Honor to a Korean War Army chaplain credited with ministering and providing medical assistance to fellow soldiers under heavy fire during combat operations at Unsan, Korea.

03/11/2013

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Supreme Court Torn Over Law Banning Lie About Medals

The Supreme Court appeared sharply divided Wednesday over a law that makes it a crime to lie about having been awarded top military honors.

02/22/2012

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