Today is National Medal of Honor Day.

God Bless these heroes, and I salute you…

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Honoring those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

President Donald Trump on Friday paid homage to the nation’s war heroes in commemoration of Medal of Honor Day (today), a holiday barely celebrated by recent predecessor(s).

USA Today

… In commemorating a day for Medal of Honor recipients — which technically falls on Saturday — Trump was resurrecting a holiday designated by Congress in 1990 but only officially observed once, on March 25, 1991. That was the anniversary of the first Army medals being presented in 1863 by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton to to six members of “Andrews Raiders” for volunteering for a daring locomotive chase through Georgia during the Civil War. Except for a visit to Arlington National Cemetery by President Barack Obama in 2009, the day has been largely ignored by recent presidents[…]

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According to a U.S. Department of Defense press release

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