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Gold Medal Ceremony: Congress to Honor Senator Bob Dole

December 21, 2017

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, January 17, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal to former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. Read More

A Long Overdue Day for Filipino Veterans of WWII

October 26, 2017

You could sense the anticipation and the excitement in the room. It was a day that was long, long overdue, but finally, more than 70 years after the end of World War II, Filipino veterans were recognized for their bravery on the battlefield.  Read More

The Borinqueneers

April 18, 2016

Heroism, valor, and courage – these characteristics are the very core of all veterans who have fought & sacrificed for the United States. When the stories of battles fought are told, often lost are the moments of incredible compassion and decency that these men and women have shown when fighting abroad. Last week, Speaker Ryan was privileged to hear one of those lesser-known stories from Colonel John Palese, who traveled from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his sons to see the 65th Infantry Regiment, the “Borinqueneers,” honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.   Read More

Gold Medal Ceremony: Congress to Honor 65th Infantry Regiment, the Borinqueneers

March 18, 2016

On Wednesday, April 13, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, for its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity. Read More

Five Photos from Speaker Boehner’s Golf Channel Interview

August 11, 2015

Speaker Boehner appeared on the Golf Channel for an interview with David Feherty, below are five photos Speaker Boehner shared with Feherty for the interview. Read More