March 5: The Museum in Washington, DC will open today. Due to weather, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is closed.
The Air Mail Medal of Honor was authorized by Congress on February 14, 1931 for presentation by the President for pilots who perform distinguished service in connection with airmail service.
Transferred from the United States Post Office Department
Air Mail Medal of Honor; Obverse: nude male figure moving a sack of mail, lightning bolt behind figure; embossed letter text; Reverse: embossed letter text; Red, white and blue striped ribbon with pin clasp.