Medal of Honor Recipients

The highest honor an American soldier can recieve, and one which has only been bestowed upon almost 3,400. This blog is to recognize, honor and thank those who have earned the Medal of Honor. It is also to honor and thank every soldier who has ever served in the U.S. Military. For more information go to

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February 14, 2007

Medal of Honor Recipient: Aftificer Joseph A. Nolan

Rank and organization: Artificer, Company B, 45th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Labo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 29 May 1900. Entered service at: South Bend, Ind. Birth: Elkhart, Ind. Date of issue: 14 March 1902.

Citation: Voluntarily left shelter and at great personal risk passed the enemy's lines and brought relief to besieged comrades.