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  Medal of Honor: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The medal of honor flag is given to recipients of the medal of honor, the highest military decoration awarded by the united states (14 usc 505)....
The congressional gold medal of honor is the highest award which may be bestowed by the legislative branch of the united states government....
The cardenas medal of honor was a decoration of the revenue cutter service which was established by an act of congress in the year 1900....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/medal_of_honor.htm   (5849 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Congressional Gold Medal of Honor
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is considered the United States Congress equivalent to the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is created by the United States Mint to specifically commemorate the person and achievement for which the medal is awarded.
The Congressional Gold Medal of Honor is a completely separate decoration from the Medal of Honor which is a military award for extreme bravery in action.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Congressional_Gold_Medal   (307 words)

 First World War.com - Encyclopedia - Medal of Honor
Instituted in December 1861 as an award for enlisted men during the U.S. Civil War the medal - often referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor - uses different patterns depending upon whether it was issued by the Army, Navy or Air Force.
During World War I 124 medals were issued: 96 by the Army, 21 by the Navy and 7 by the Marines.
The Medal of Honor was not issued lightly and only after extensive investigation into the worthiness of the proposed recipient.
www.firstworldwar.com /atoz/medalofhonor.htm   (298 words)

 U S Constitution - The United States Constitution - "The Supreme Law Of The Land". The U S Constitution, Bill ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John F. Kennedy receives the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps medal for heroic conduct from Capt. Frederic L. Conklin June 12, 1944.
JFK used his father's connections to get assigned to active duty.
The Greatest Military Heroes That Our Country Has Ever Produced Are Honored With The Nations Highest Award Known As The Congressional Medal Of Honor
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