If you know of an event taking place honoring a Medal of Honor Recipient, please let us know and we will post it here.
♦ Charles Liteky, Vietnam recipient, has passed. When burial arrangements are known, we will post them here. Multiple sources say there will not be a funeral.
♦ 4 March 2017. The dedication ceremony for William Corry‘s new headstone (Eastern Cemetery, Quincy, FL) will take place at 1:00 p.m. local time.
♦ 1 April 2017. The US Coast Guard will commission the National Security Cutter Munro at Seattle, Washington. Exact time not yet available.
♦ A GoFundMe webpage has been created for Gary Wetzel, a Vietnam recipient. The goal is to raise $25,000 to modify his motorcycle to a trike. The VA covered a small portion of the expense, but there is still a balance owing. The page is at: http://www.gofundme.com/tj2jdpyc/
♦ Spring 2017 The Marine Corps League in Norwalk, CT will dedicate the recently placed ‘In Memory Of’ marker for Herbert I Preston, China Relief recipient.
♦ 20 May 2017 (tentative). Headstone dedication for William Evans, Indian Campaigns recipient at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, CO.
♦ 26 May – 24 September 2017. The Tufts Library in Weymouth, Massachusetts will host a special exhibit on WWI recipients Ralph Talbot and Robert G. Robinson. The exhibit will include drawings by school children of Pittem and Egem, grade V (in Belgium) and schoolchildren from Weymouth’s, Ralph Talbot School.
♦ 11-16 September 2017. The annual convention of the Congressional Medal of Honor Historical Society will take place in Pueblo, CO.
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