How many Medals of Honor have been awarded?

Answer The Medal of Honor has been awarded 3,468 times since its inception in 1861. Nineteen of the medals have been awarded to servicemen who had received a previous Medal of Honor. Nine have been awarde... Read More »

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How many congressional medals of honor have been awarded?

There have been 3,446 total recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor. There are 90 recipients who are still living, and there have been 19 people who have received the medal twice. Only one w... Read More »

What are the names of medals awarded to Marines?

The first to receive the Medal of Honor was Corporoal John F. Mackie for service aboard the USS Galena at Fort Darling and Drewry's Bluff on 15 May 1862.

What honor was Maya Angelou awarded in 1993?

In 1993, Maya Angelou recited her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at President Clinton's inauguration. The poet and civil rights advocate from Stamps, Arkansas, and St. Louis, Missouri, was presente... Read More »

Are team medals awarded in the Olympics for wrestling?

There are no team medals awarded in Olympic wrestling, only individual medals. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, male wrestlers will compete in a total of 14 different weight-class events, split between... Read More »