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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...

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...

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...

U.S. Army 65th Infantry Regiment Bronze Medal

November 10, 2016 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented collectively to the U.S. Army 65th Infantry Regiment—known as the Borinqueneers—in recognition of its pioneering military service, devotion to duty and many acts of valor in the face...