National Medal of Honor Day

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National Medal of Honor Day in USA in 2021

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Dates of National Medal of Honor Day
2022 USA Friday, March 25thNational Medal of Honor Day
2021 USA Thursday, March 25thNational Medal of Honor Day
2020 USA Wednesday, March 25thNational Medal of Honor Day
2019 USA Monday, March 25thNational Medal of Honor Day
Summary
This date was chosen because the first Medal of Honor was presented on March 25, 1863, during the Civil War.

Today is National Medal of Honor Day, a special day set aside to honor all recipients of the Medal of Honor - the United States highest military decoration. Every March 25th commemorates the six-character trait pillars, courage, sacrifice, patriotism, citizenship, integrity, and commitment espoused by Medal of Honor recipients, according to the Patriot Post. Congress passed a bill in 1990 to declare the holiday, which became Public Law 101-564 after President George H.W. Bush’s signature. National Medal of Honor Day was recognized for the first time in 1991.

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