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H.Con.Res. 173: Expressing the sense of Congress regarding reconsideration of the merits of awarding the Medal of Honor posthumously to Doris Miller for acts of valor during World War II for which he was originally awarded the Navy Cross.

Title: Expressing the sense of Congress regarding reconsideration of the merits of awarding the Medal of Honor posthumously to Doris Miller for acts of valor during World War II for which he was originally awarded the Navy Cross.

Introduced: Nov 17, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

Summary: Expresses the sense of Congress that the Navy should reconsider, pursuant to provisions governing consideration of proposals for decorations not previously submitted in a timely fashion, whether the award of the Navy Cross to Doris Miller for acts of valor during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, while a member of the Navy should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor on account of possible racial bias in the original decision to award the Navy Cross.

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