Medal of Honor

National Medal of Honor Museum poised to break ground late next year

When the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation signed a lease for waterfront property at Patriots Point about a year ago, the question on most minds was whether the nonprofit could raise $100 million to build the national museum. Now, the foundation is well ahead of its goal to raise $5 million by the end of the year.

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On heroic deeds

Before the 2012 Citizen Service Before Self Honors ceremony, World War II Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Williams talks about heroic deeds, the thought process of those who perform them, and how they're by no means limited to the military.




Citations for Medals of Honor awarded since 2000, from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Web site:'