College hosts Medal of Honor town hall forum Sept. 20; photo gallery

Gettysburg College hosted a town hall forum featuring three Medal of Honor recipients on Friday, Sept. 20.

The event was emceed by FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, and took place in the College Union Building’s Ballroom, located along West Lincoln Ave.

Attendees heard recipients’ stories and had an opportunity to ask questions. Forum panelists include Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha, and 1st Lieutenant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr.

The town hall forum is part of the 2013 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention being held in Gettysburg Sept. 18-22. Additional information on the convention and other public events can be found at

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Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

Contact: Nikki Rhoads, senior assistant director of communications, 717.337.6803

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2013


The proper name is Medal of Honor. There is no Congressional attached to it. Congress has nothing to do with it.

Charles Walton | Posted Sep 17, 2013 12:53 PM



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