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Friday April 19, 2013
Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Friday January 4, 2013
December marked the 151st anniversary of the Medal of Honor. A small and distinct group of military members have been graced with the honor of being presented with this historic medal. Learn more about how it came into existence and some interesting history associated with the medal.