Add Full Plot
"Medal of Honor: The History Of Heroes" was birthed by Producers Julia Davis and BJ Davis' "Medal Of Honor" (1999-2002) hosted by Academy Award nominee Burt Reynolds in this renewed ongoing television series.
On December 21, 1861 President Abraham Lincoln approved and signed Senate Bill 82 into law, creating the Medal Of Honor for heroic acts above and beyond the call of duty, for gallantry in the face of enemy forces engaged in combat.
Less than one hundred (100) living Medal of Honor recipients are alive today, while their heroic exploits will forever live on in history.
There has been a total of 3,473 Medals of Honor awarded to 3,454 different people. The United States Army has garnered 2,404, the Navy 747, followed by the United States Marines for a 297 total with the Air Force tallying 18 and 1 going to the Coast Guard.
There have been 19 two-time recipients, a father and son, the youngest recipient being 12 years old, one U.S. President, General George Armstrong Custers brother Tom ...
America, It would not be the land of the free, if it were not the home of the brave!