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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Roberto Clemente, who served as an infantryman in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Agustín Ramos Calero is the most decorated Hispanic Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Borinqueneers.
Celestino Almeda was a Filipino citizen who served with the U.S. during World War II. For more than half a century, the U.S. refused to recognize his status as an American Veteran.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Ollie McHone. McHone was killed in action while serving aboard the USS Indianapolis during World War II.
Chinese-American World War II Veterans received a Congressional Gold Medal during a virtual ceremony Dec. 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Many consider Michael E. DeBakey to be the greatest surgeon ever,” the Journal of the American Medical Association wrote in 2005.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which offers a chance to look back on Veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Violet Clara Thurn Cowden, who served as a Women Airforce Service Pilot during World War II.
On National Navajo Code Talker Day, we celebrate the tenacity and remember the courage of the code talkers during World War II.
Five Chinese-American Veterans were recognized during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony celebrating […]
75 years after the United States entered World War II, Filipino Veterans received national recognition when they were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal – the highest civilian honor the United States can bestow.
Army Veteran George Kanatani was a Congressional Gold Medal recipient and served in World War II while his family was placed in an internment camp.
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Last updated October 1, 2022
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