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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...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

September 19, 2012 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to human rights activist Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The medal, designed and struck by the United States Mint, recognizes and honors her...

American Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal

May 20, 2015 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to the American Fighter Aces collectively today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the American Fighter Aces in recognition of their...