Pages related to: WWII

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...

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 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.

2016 Native American $1 Coin

April 20, 2017 - The 2016 Native American $1 Coin commemorates the contributions of the Native American Code Talkers in World War I and World War II. Introduction It is estimated that more than 12,000 Native Americans served in the U.S. military during World...

Tuskegee Airmen Bronze Medal

January 2, 2018 - This medal honors the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American pilots who flew for the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. Their unique military record inspired revolutionary reform in the Armed Forces.

Code Talkers Recognition Congressional Medals Program

October 11, 2017 - About the Code Talkers Congressional Medals Program The Code Talkers Congressional Medals Additional Resources About the Code Talkers Congressional Medals Program On November 20, 2013, in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol, 33 tribes were recognized for the dedication and...

Speaker Boehner Presents His Last Congressional Gold Medal

September 7, 2016 - By Brian J. Martin November 4, 2015 Speaker of the House John Boehner is known for being a passionate, often emotional speaker. Addressing hundreds of attendees during the presentation ceremony on Oct. 22 at the U.S. Capitol’s Emancipation Hall, Boehner...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

April 17, 2017 - By Sharon McPike April 15, 2015 WASHINGTON – Members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal collectively during a ceremony on April 15 in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The medal was awarded...