If you know of an event taking place honoring a Medal of Honor Recipient, please let us know and we will post it here.
On 31 July 2017, President Trump will present the Medal of Honor to Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan for his actions in Vietnam on 13 to 15 May 1969.
As soon as funeral arrangements are known for Colonel Leo Thorsness we will post them here. Burial will be at Arlington.
♦ 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.
♦ 15 July 2017. The US Navy will commission a destroyer named for WWII Recipient John Finn at Pearl Harbor.
♦ 21 July 2017, 11:00 am local time. A dedication ceremony for Thomas Harding, Civil War recipient, will be held in Greenhill Cemetery, Laramie, Wyoming.
♦ 31 July 2017, President Trump will present the Medal of Honor to Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan for his actions in Vietnam on 13 to 15 May 1969.
♦ July/August 2017. The USCIS will be dedicating an office in St. Paul, MN to Civil War recipient Alonzo Pickle.
♦ 15 August 2017. The 12th Annual Remembrance Ceremony for John E. Kilmer will take place at San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio, Texas. Please follow this link for a flyer with all the specific details. Kilmer’JohnE
♦ 11-16 September 2017. The annual convention of the Congressional Medal of Honor Historical Society will take place in Pueblo, CO. For more information see http://pueblomoh2017.org/
♦ 27 October 2017. (Tentative) An In Memory Of headstone will be dedicated for Lester Archer, Civil War recipient, at Corey Crossing #1 in Fort Ann, NY.
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