Today is National Medal of Honor Day. National Medal of Honor Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of men and women in uniform who have earned this highest of military honors. The U.S. military awards the Medal of Honor to those who have shown valor in combat, and is typically given to those who went above and beyond the call of duty on the battlefield.
It is important to note that the Medal of Honor is only awarded to military members, so it is a very high honor. The Medal of Honor is awarded by Congress and is also known as the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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