Who authorizes a new military medal?

Answer The President of the United States authorizes new military medals, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. In 2003, for example, President George W. Bush authorized the Department of Defense t... Read More »

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How to Replace a Military Medal?

Military medals are prized possessions and are often passed down through the family. Despite their importance, medals can be lost or damaged. However, the National Archives can replace military med... Read More »

Can a foreign military officer be awarded a U.S. medal?

There are certain United States military medals that foreign military officers may be awarded, including the Legion of Merit, the Soldier's Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Achieve... Read More »

What was the highest military medal given to a female?

Mary Edwards Walker received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1865 for her service as a surgeon for the United States during the Civil War. Her medal was rescinded in 1917 before being reinstate... Read More »