Medal of Honor
Example sentences from the Web for congressional medal of honor
He received a commission soon after and was retired in 1899 as a brigadier-general and medal-of-honor man.Ten years in the ranks, U.S. army|Augustus Meyers
British Dictionary definitions for congressional medal of honor
Cultural definitions for congressional medal of honor
The highest military decoration in the United States armed services, often called the Congressional Medal of Honor. It recognizes valor and bravery in action “above and beyond the call of duty.” There have been some 3,400 recipients of the medal, which was established by an act of Congress in 1862.