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The following questions about Medal of Honor recipients have a COMMON DENOMINATOR.  Can you find the correct answer for each question?

What did MOH recipients John Coleman (Korea 1871), Henry Hogan (Indian Campaigns), and Mike Thornton (Vietnam) all have in common? 
1.  Each earned the Medal of Honor while saving the life of another MOH recipient.
2.  All three men were members of the U.S. Navy.
3.  All three men were born in North Carolina
 Your Answer


What did MOH recipients Henry W. Lawton (Civil War) and Keith L. Ware (Vietnam) have in common:

1.  The name WARE.
2.  Both earned their MOH in one war, then were killed in action in a later war.
3.  BOTH of the above.
Your Answer


What did Bill Crawford (WWII), Hiroshi Miyamura (Korea), and Leo Thorsness (Vietnam) have in common? 
1.  All three men earned their Medals of Honor for actions as Prisoners of War.
2.  All three men earned their Medals of Honor BEFORE being captured.
3.  All three men were members of the U.S. Army
Your Answer


One thing that President John F. Kennedy does NOT have in common with any other president in the last 100 years is the opportunity to present a Medal of Honor.  He is the ONLY U.S. President since 1901 that has never presented a Medal of Honor.  Your Answer

What did Webb Hayes and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. have in common? 
1.  Both were Generals when they earned the Medal of Honor.
2.  Both were sons of a U.S. President.
3.  Both received POSTHUMOUS awards of the Medal of Honor

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