Press Releases

10.06.21

Keith Hardison Steps Down; Board of Trustees Appoint Interim Director for National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (October 6, 2021) – The Board of Trustees of the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center (Heritage Center) announced today that Executive Director Keith Hardison…



09.17.21

Heritage Center’s Executive Director Speaks at National Parks Partners Event

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Did you know Chattanooga is considered the “birthplace” of the National Medal of Honor? National Parks Partners hosted a historical presentation on September 13 about the history…



09.14.21

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Features New Exhibition ‘War Comes Home: The Legacy’

Chattanooga, TN – Highlighting private correspondence from almost every major conflict in U.S. History, the new exhibition War Comes Home: The Legacy opens on September 14, 2021, at the National Medal of Honor Heritage…



05.21.21

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Receives Prestigious Awards from Tennessee Association of Museums

CHATTANOOGA, TN–During their recent annual conference, the Tennessee Association of Museums(T.A. M.) recognized Chattanooga’s National Medal of Honor Heritage Center with four prestigious awards. The association is a statewide membership…



04.07.21

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Mourns the Passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Charles H. Coolidge

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Mourns the Passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Charles H. Coolidge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 7, 2021) – The Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of…



03.31.21

Medal of Honor Day- National Cemetery Ceremony

Commemorating National Medal of Honor Day  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 25, 2021) – Staff and volunteers from the Charles H. Coolidge  National Medal of Honor Heritage Center honored seven of our…



02.03.21

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Announces New Board Leadership and Members

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Announces New Board Leadership and Members RADM Noah Long named Chairman of the Board; Col. Frank Hughes named Vice Chairman; Maury Nicely joins the…



01.29.21

National History Club Partners with the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center for a Virtual “Evening with A Hero”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (January 29, 2021) – The National History Club will be hosting Medal of Honor recipient and Vietnam Medic Specialist Jim McCloughan on an incredibly special Zoom® call, the…



05.18.20

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Launches New Podcast, Plans to Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

“Valorcast” Inspires Listeners to Exemplify Six Core Character Traits Embodied in the Medal of Honor, Public Invited to Visit Heritage Center to Honor Fallen Servicemen and Women This Memorial Day…