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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July 24, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient: Private John Kay

Rank and organization: Private, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: Arizona, 21 October 1868. Entered service at:------ Birth: England. Date of issue: 3 March 1870.

Citation: Brought a comrade, severely wounded, from under the fire of a large party of the enemy.