The Medal of Honor was first authorized in 1861 for Sailors and Marines, but is now all inclusive for Soldiers, Airmen, Space Force Guardians and Coast Guardsmen. It is the nation’s highest medal that can be awarded to members of the armed forces for valor in combat and although it is presented “in the name of the United States Congress”, …

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