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First Special Service Force Receives Congressional Gold Medal

February 3, 2015 - WASHINGTON — Members of the First Special Service Force (the Force), an elite American–Canadian joint combat group, were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Designed and struck...

Congressional Gold Medal Awarded Posthumously to Raoul Wallenberg

July 9, 2014 - WASHINGTON — Swedish–born businessman and diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The medal was designed and prepared by the United States Mint in accordance with Public Law...

Monuments Men Receive Congressional Gold Medal

October 22, 2015 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively to the Monuments Men Foundation today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The group received the nation’s highest civilian honor in recognition of its heroic...