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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...

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...

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...