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Civil Air Patrol Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - Background The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) began operations under the Office of Civilian Defense Dec. 1, 1941, one week before the United States entered World War II. Within a few months, the unpaid volunteers became involved in military operations by...

First Special Service Force Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - The Honorees The First Special Service Force (the “Force”) was a highly trained group of volunteers from the United States and Canada that was activated in July 1942. Its mission was to target military and industrial installations that supported the...

The Montford Point Marines Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - The Honorees The Montford Point Marines Bronze Medal is a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded collectively to these Marines in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country during World War II. These were the first...

Professor Muhammad Yunus Bronze Medal

April 10, 2017 - This bronze medal, a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Professor Muhammad Yunus, recognizes and honors his extraordinary contributions to fighting global poverty. He is recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world as a leading figure in...

The Nisei Soldiers of World War II Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - The Honorees The Nisei Soldiers of World War II Bronze Medal is a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded collectively to the 100th Infantry Battalion (INF BN), 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT), and Military Intelligence Service (MIS) of the...

The Arnold Palmer Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - This bronze medal, a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Arnold Palmer, recognizes and honors his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf. His many accomplishments include: Winning 92 championships in professional competition...

The New Frontier Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - The Honorees This bronze medal is a duplicate of the New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal awarded to astronauts John Herschel Glenn Jr., Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins in recognition of their significant contributions to...

The Women Airforce Service Pilots Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - This medal honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in recognition of their pioneering military service and exemplary record, which forged revolutionary reform in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - This bronze medal, a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, recognizes and honors her courageous and unwavering commitment to peace, nonviolence, human rights and democracy in Burma. Suu Kyi was detained under house...

The Constantino Brumidi Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - This bronze medal, a duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded posthumously to Constantino Brumidi (1805-1880), recognizes and honors his contributions to our Nation as a designer of murals in the U.S. Capitol Building. His many accomplishments included: Designing and...