Category Archive: Medal of Honor

“He completed a total of 22 flights”: Rescuing Wounded In the Ia Drang Valley


On Nov. 14, 1965 the Battle of Ia Drang begins, the first major engagement during the Vietnam War, between members of the U.S. Army and the People’s Army of North Vietnam.  The two-part battle… Continue reading

Heroic and Extraordinary: Two Medal of Honor Recipients To Speak at Memorial Day


This year’s Memorial Day Observance at The Wall will offer a chance for thousands of veterans and families to gather at The Wall and honor America’s fallen heroes. It will be held on May… Continue reading

Honoring Vietnam Heroes on Medal of Honor Day


On this Medal of Honor Day, we honor our nation’s bravest and most courageous veterans. The Medal of Honor is the highest distinction that can be awarded by the President of the United States,… Continue reading