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Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

April 15, 2015 - WASHINGTON — Members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal collectively during a ceremony today in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded to the volunteers of the 17th Bombardment Group,...

Montford Point Marines Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

June 27, 2012 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively to the Montford Point Marines today at a ceremony held in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The gold medal, authorized by Public Law 112–59 and struck by the United States Mint, was...

Shimon Peres Receives Congressional Gold Medal

June 26, 2014 - WASHINGTON — Israeli President Shimon Peres received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The medal, designed and struck by the United States Mint, recognizes and honors President Peres for maintaining strong bilateral relations...

Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Gold Medal Designs Unveiled

May 9, 2013 - WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew today unveiled the designs of the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony held in the Department of the Treasury’s historic Cash Room. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden...

Professor Muhammad Yunus Receives Congressional Gold Medal

April 17, 2013 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to Professor Muhammad Yunus today during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The medal, designed and struck by the United States Mint, recognizes and honors Professor Yunus’s extraordinary contributions to the...

Congressional Gold Medal Awarded to Arnold Palmer

September 12, 2012 - WASHINGTON — World–renowned golfer Arnold Palmer received one of the Nation’s highest civilian awards – the Congressional Gold Medal – today during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building. The medal recognizes his service to the Nation in promoting excellence...

Constantino Brumidi Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

July 11, 2012 - WASHINGTON — A Congressional Gold Medal was presented posthumously today to Constantino Brumidi (1805–1880) during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building. The award, authorized by Public Law 110–259, was in recognition of his contributions to our Nation as a...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to Nisei Soldiers of World War II

November 2, 2011 - WASHINGTON — The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively today to the U.S. Army’s 100th Infantry Battalion (INF BN), the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) and the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) – also known as Nisei Soldiers of World War...