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- noun The Congressional Medal of Honor.
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- proper noun The highest
militaryaward given in the United States.
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- noun the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'
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And I think it's noteworthy also that the president chose -- this is the first time that he's awarding the Medal of Honor, which is the highest military decoration that the president can give out, and he's highlighting someone who died in Afghanistan, not someone who died in Iraq.
ROBERTS: The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest military award for valor.
COLLINS: The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest military decoration.
Being awarded the Medal of Honor is another of a series of adventures in Ted Rubin's remarkable life.
After all, they know how rare this kind of gathering is and what it means: To be in the presence of one who has won the Medal of Honor is a privilege; to be in the room with a group of over 50 is a moment none of us will ever forget.
Meet the new Modern Warfare … it's called Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is a rare award, but some were willing to push that aside.
The Medal of Honor is our nation's highest award for military heroism and has been recognized with its own day, National Medal of Honor Day, which was created by Congress in 2007.
His comments are interesting considering that the recently reborn Medal of Honor, which is set to arrive later in 2010 and will also have a modern setting, is the more natural competitor to Modern Warfare, while
Simply called Medal of Honor, the game will be set in Afghanistan.