Four Vietnam War soldiers awarded Medal of Honor
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society welcomes former US Army Specialist Five Dwight W. Birdwell, former US Army Specialist Five Dennis M. Fujii, and retired Major John J. Duffy as the newest members of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
We offer our deepest condolences and gratitude to the families, friends and those who served alongside Staff Sergeant Edward N. Kaneshiro, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
Today's ceremony presented a poignant reminder of the sacrifices of the service members who served with these men, especially those who never made it home. These newest Medal of Honor recipients wear the Medal on behalf of those who were lost and those whose freedom was secured by their sacrifice.
About the Congressional Medal of Honor Society
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Medal of Honor and its Recipients, inspiring Americans, and supporting the Recipients as they connect with communities across the country.
Chartered by Congress in 1958, its membership consists exclusively of those individuals who have received the Medal of Honor. There are 66 living Recipients.
Learn more about the Medal of Honor and the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's initiatives at cmohs.org.
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