National Medal of Honor Memorial

National Medal of Honor Memorial The Medal of Honor Memorial pays tribute to 3,456 Medal of Honor recipients and is located on the north side of downtown's Central Canal in Military Park, across From IMAX & Indiana State Museum)
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Created by artists Eric Fulford and Ann Reed of ROAMworks, this artwork--a series of 27 curved glass walls--pays tribute to 3,456 Medal of Honor recipients, the highest military award for valor. The memorial represents 15 different conflicts, ranging from the Civil War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and is composed of 27 curved glass walls, each 7-10 feet high. Each day at dusk, the memo

Created by artists Eric Fulford and Ann Reed of ROAMworks, this artwork--a series of 27 curved glass walls--pays tribute to 3,456 Medal of Honor recipients, the highest military award for valor. The memorial represents 15 different conflicts, ranging from the Civil War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and is composed of 27 curved glass walls, each 7-10 feet high. Each day at dusk, the memo

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06/06/2021
05/31/2021
Rest in peace, Hero🇺🇲
05/20/2021

Rest in peace, Hero🇺🇲

It is with much sadness that we share the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Hagemeister. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War and passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the age of 74 in Leavenworth, Kansas. Please join us in offering condolences to his family and friends.

https://www.cmohs.org/news-events/press-releases/medal-of-honor-recipient-charles-c-hagemeister-passes-away-earned-nations-highest-award-for-valor-during-the-vietnam-war/

Rest in peace, Hero🇺🇲
04/09/2021

Rest in peace, Hero🇺🇲

The oldest Medal of Honor Recipient and World War II Veteran Charles H. Coolidge passed away on April 6, 2021 at the age of 99. He was four months away from this 100th birthday. His death leaves only one surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient, 97-year-old Woody Williams of West Virginia.

04/05/2021

Today, April 5, we recognize the sacrifices made by military spouses and Gold Star families, and take the time to honor them for their strength and support to our country. #GoldStarSpousesDay

Announcing the Indiana Vietnam Veterans Gift!
03/25/2021
Announcing the Indiana Vietnam Veterans Gift!

Announcing the Indiana Vietnam Veterans Gift!

A FREE Gift to Indiana Veterans who served during the Vietnam War 1955-1975 Indiana's own Sammy L. Davis, Medal of Honor - Vietnam 1967 "Welcome Home, my Brothers and Sisters. This free Gift of Gratit

Today is National Medal of Honor Day. Please take time to visit our beautiful Medal of Honor Memorial and share this pag...
03/25/2021

Today is National Medal of Honor Day. Please take time to visit our beautiful Medal of Honor Memorial and share this page with those who you love.

Today is National Medal of Honor Day. Please take time to visit our beautiful Medal of Honor Memorial and share this page with those who you love.

What It's Like to Be a Medal of Honor Recipient
01/21/2021
What It's Like to Be a Medal of Honor Recipient

What It's Like to Be a Medal of Honor Recipient

At 33, Kyle White is one of the youngest recipients of the Medal of Honor. And now, six years after receiving the medal, he's making a point of telling his whole story, including his fight to overcome scars of war and finding his new life's mission.

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall
01/04/2021
Medal of Honor Monday: Army Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall

Army Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall led more than 900 combat missions during two tours in Vietnam but it was his quick thinking during an aborted mission in 1965 that saved the lives of dozens of soldiers

Speaking with Medal of Honor Recipients
12/28/2020
Speaking with Medal of Honor Recipients

Speaking with Medal of Honor Recipients

FOX 13's Walter Allen interviews three Medal of Honor recipients: Gary Littrell, Drew Dix and Gary Biekirch.

12/25/2020
Rest in peace, Bennie G. Adkins. Thank you for your bravery and lifetime of service.🇺🇲❤🇺🇲https://www.jeremytlock.com/pos...
12/17/2020
MOH Bennie G. Adkins Dignified Transfer

Rest in peace, Bennie G. Adkins. Thank you for your bravery and lifetime of service.
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https://www.jeremytlock.com/post/moh-bennie-g-adkins-dignified-transfer

On Monday, December 12, 2020 American Airlines operated a special flight (Flt 1966) carrying the late Medal of Honor recipient CSM Bennie G. Adkins and his family from Atlanta to Washington, D.C. before being buried at Arlington. American Airlines numbered the flight “1966” for the year in which...

Dix, Drew Dennis
12/15/2020
Dix, Drew Dennis

Dix, Drew Dennis

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. S/Sgt. Dix distinguished himself by exceptional heroism while serving as a unit adviser. Two heavily armed Viet Cong battalions attacked the Province capital city of Chau Phu resulting in t...

Sgt. Alwyn Cashe, hero of Iraq and Afghanistan, may receive Medal of Honorhttps://www.today.com/video/sgt-alwyn-cashe-he...
11/14/2020
Sgt. Alwyn Cashe, hero of Iraq and Afghanistan, may receive Medal of Honor

Sgt. Alwyn Cashe, hero of Iraq and Afghanistan, may receive Medal of Honor

https://www.today.com/video/sgt-alwyn-cashe-hero-of-iraq-and-afghanistan-may-receive-medal-of-honor-95707717697

Overnight the Senate unanimously passed legislation that clears the way for the president to award Sgt. Alwyn Cashe, who made the ultimate sacrifice for his comrades, the Medal of Honor. If that happens, he would become the first African-American to receive that honor for service in the wars in Iraq...

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!🎉Medal of Honor Recipient, Hershel Woody Williams, is featured in this touching Marine Corp...
11/10/2020
Commandant’s 245th Marine Corps Birthday Message

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!🎉
Medal of Honor Recipient, Hershel Woody Williams, is featured in this touching Marine Corps Birthday Tribute🇺🇲

As the 245th Marine Corps birthday draws near, Gen. David H. Berger reminds us how the Corps' legacy lives on in every Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps video by St...

Photos from Arlington National Cemetery's post
10/28/2020

Photos from Arlington National Cemetery's post

10/28/2020

Very special day today in American history!

On this date in 1886, President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty on what is now known as Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

The sculpture was a gift from the people of France and commemorates the Franco-American alliance during the American Revolution.

Lady Liberty's official name is "Liberty Enlightening the World." In 1924 she became a National Monument. The National Park Service has been caring for her since 1933.

The painting presented here is by American artist Edouard Moran and depicts the celebratory atmosphere on that momentous day 133 years ago today.

Her voice is that of a "New Colossus," a poem penned by Emma Lazarus:

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.
“Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she
With silent lips. “Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

God Bless America!

Explore more of Liberty Enlightening the World here: bit.ly/32RmDvK

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Indiana joins 5 other states recognizing the Medal of Honor.By designating U.S. 20 as the Medal of Honor Memorial Highwa...
10/12/2020
Indiana officially names U.S. 20 ‘Medal of Honor Memorial Highway’ | TheTrucker.com

Indiana joins 5 other states recognizing the Medal of Honor.

By designating U.S. 20 as the Medal of Honor Memorial Highway, Indiana joins a national effort to unify the name of U.S. 20, which runs 3,365 miles from Boston, Massachusetts, to Newport, Oregon. Indiana is home to 156 miles of U.S. 20 and is the sixth state to formally adopt the Medal of Honor. Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska have named their sections, and efforts are underway in Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts to name those portions of the highway.
https://www.thetrucker.com/trucking-news/the-nation/indiana-officially-names-u-s-20-medal-of-honor-memorial-highway

ANGOLA, Ind.— The stretch of U.S. 20 running through Indiana is now officially the “Medal of Honor Memorial Highway.” A naming ceremony and sign

10/10/2020

Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s 2021 CITIZEN HONORS AWARDS

On National Medal of Honor Day, March 25, 2021, Medal of Honor Recipients will recognize five ordinary Americans and one organization that has performed extraordinary acts of valor or service.

Each year, a nationwide search is conducted to identify outstanding Americans who embody the values of the Medal of Honor: courage, sacrifice, integrity, commitment, patriotism and citizenship.

Nominate a hometown hero today at https://bit.ly/2RoGVZy
Honor the Sacrifice; Inspire the Future

Updates on the Medal of Honor Museum
10/06/2020
Virtual Year In Review - The National Medal of Honor Museum

Updates on the Medal of Honor Museum

Join us on Facebook Live on October 8th at 7 p.m. CDT as we take a look back on all the accomplishments 2020 brought our way. Hear from our leadership about our plans for the future as together we build a home for America’s bravest heroes. We will be releasing the first architectural renderings of...

Medal of Honor Monday: Air Force Col. Merlyn Dethlefsen🇺🇲
10/06/2020
Medal of Honor Monday: Air Force Col. Merlyn Dethlefsen

Medal of Honor Monday: Air Force Col. Merlyn Dethlefsen🇺🇲

Air Force Col. Merlyn Dethlefsen took charge of a daring raid over a North Vietnamese steel plant in 1967 to make sure the mission was a success. For that, he earned the Medal of Honor. 

09/30/2020

Each year, Medal of Honor Recipients recognize five outstanding citizens and one organization that embody the values of the Medal of Honor in service to other citizens in their community or across the nation.

You can learn more about these awards and nominate your hometown hero today: https://bit.ly/3kDtqS8

09/27/2020
Timeline Photos
09/23/2020

Timeline Photos

OPENS TODAY!
October 12, 2020 marks 75 years since Desmond Doss was awarded the Medal of Honor. We love how Landess Farm is paying tribute with its corn maze, including trivia questions at major intersections to assist with navigation inside the maze and educate guests about Desmond Doss' heroics and the values found in a Medal of Honor recipient.

If you are in central Indiana, check this out. Event runs thru Oct 30.
Buy tickets here: https://bit.ly/2FT9rjo

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Created by artists Eric Fulford and Ann Reed of ROAMworks, this artwork--a series of 27 curved glass walls--pays tribute to 3,456 Medal of Honor recipients, the highest military award for valor. The memorial represents 15 different conflicts, ranging from the Civil War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and is composed of 27 curved glass walls, each 7-10 feet high. Each day at dusk, the memorial's sound system plays recorded stories of medal Recipients or of the conflicts in which they fought. The one-acre memorial is located on the north side of downtown's Central Canal in White River State Park.

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