The process for receiving the Medal of Honor, often inaccurately referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, is intricate. First, the individual must exhibit an extraordinary act of valor in combat. After this deed ... More »

Some of the most well-known Medal of Honor recipients include Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, Sergeant Dakota Meyer and Sergeant Leroy Petry. These Medal of Honor recipients are remarkable because they were able to recei... More » Government & Politics Military

Some American Korean War medals and ribbons include the Korea Defense Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. The Republic of Korea awarded soldiers the Korean Service Medal and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation.... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

The Medal of Saint Benedict is a medal that contains the symbols of Saint Benedict, and it is used in honor of him. It is considered one of the oldest medals used by Roman Catholics. Use of the medal of Saint Benedict wa... More » World View Religion Christianity

The order of precedence for military ribbons is topped by the Medal of Honor, followed by the Distinguished Service Cross, with the Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon at the end. The Navy Cross, Air Force Cross ... More » Government & Politics Military

Some popular games with a World War II theme include "World of Tanks," "Company of Heroes," the "Medal of Honor" series and the "Silent Hunter" series. A number of the "Call of Duty" games have also been set during World... More » Hobbies & Games Video & Online Games

Will Swenson is a retired U.S. Army captain and Medal of Honor recipient. He joined the Army in 2002 and served in the infantry. During his military career, Swenson attended Mountain Leader Advanced Marksmanship Course, ... More » Government & Politics Military